How to get from Vienna to Aachen by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Vienna to Aachen is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||493 miles (795 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$48 - $66|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $48 (€42) • 16 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $58 (€50) • 1 h 30 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 493 miles (795 km) between Vienna and Aachen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€42). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Vienna to Aachen.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $36 (€32). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel to Aachen from Vienna. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Austrian Airlines is Austria’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy Class or Business Class for your next travel between Vienna and Aachen.
You can get from Vienna to Aachen 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel to Aachen from Vienna is a bus with an average price of $48 (€42).
This is compared to other travel options from Vienna to Aachen:
Taking a bus costs $9 (€8) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $58 (€50).
Taking a bus costs $17 (€15) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $66 (€57).
The fastest way from Vienna to Aachen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 30 min.
There are alternative travel options to Aachen that take longer:
Bus takes 16 h 10 min on average.
Train takes 9 h 29 min on average.
The distance from Vienna to Aachen is approximately 493 miles (795 km).
The average frequency per day from Vienna to Aachen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Vienna to Aachen as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Vienna to Aachen:
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