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Travel Information between Vienna and Aachen

distanceDistance493 miles (795 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$39 - $60
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $39 (€33) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $39 (€33) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 493 miles (795 km) from Vienna to Aachen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $39 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Malta Air, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Vienna to Aachen.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Germany due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Vienna to Aachen?

Travel from Vienna, Austria to Aachen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Aachen from Vienna restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Aachen, Germany from Vienna?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Aachen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 12/3/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Vienna and Aachen closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Vienna, Austria from Aachen, Germany due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Vienna from Aachen restricted?

Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Vienna from Aachen?

Conditions of reentry into Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Vienna, Austria?

You should observe these safety measures in Austria as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 12/1/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Vienna from Aachen closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Vienna to Aachen?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Vienna to Aachen. You can take a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Vienna to Aachen?

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Aachen is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $39 (€33) compared to other travel options to Aachen:

Taking a flight is usually $17 (€14) less than taking a bus to Aachen, which costs on average $56 (€47) for the same trip.

A flight is $20 (€17) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Vienna to Aachen costing on average $60 (€50).

What is the quickest way from Vienna to Aachen?

The fastest way to get to Aachen from Vienna is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Aachen can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Aachen by bus can take on average 15 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 52 min   of travel time.

How far is Aachen from Vienna?

The distance from Vienna to Aachen is approximately 493 miles (795 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Vienna to Aachen?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Aachen is:

  • Around 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Aachen from Vienna as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Aachen from Vienna, what are the departure and arrival points in Vienna and Aachen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Vienna to Aachen:

  • Buses mostly leave from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and tend to arrive in Aachen, Hauptbahnhof (Bahnhofplatz).
  • Trains most often depart from Vienna at Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Aachen at Aachen Hbf.
Who can get me from Vienna to Aachen?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Vienna to Aachen:

  • You can take a flight from Vienna to Aachen with Malta Air. Cheap tickets can be found for $39 (€33) with Malta Air from Vienna to Aachen.
  • You can take a bus from Vienna to Aachen with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $56 (€47) with Flixbus from Vienna to Aachen.
  • You can go to Aachen from Vienna by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $60 (€50) with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Aachen on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Aachen from Vienna ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Vienna to Aachen don't make Aachen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Aachen are Cologne, Brussels or Berlin, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Aachen to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Vienna to Aachen one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Vienna to Aachen, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $39 (€33) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket costs $56 (€47) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $60 (€50) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Vienna to Aachen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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