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Brussels to Aachen by train

The journey from Brussels to Aachen by train is 75.98 mi and takes 2 hr 11 min. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:20 AM and the last at 10:54 AM. It is possible to travel from Brussels to Aachen by train for as little as $28.43 or as much as $79.03. The best price for this journey is $28.43.

Lowest Price$28.43
Journey Duration2 hr 11 min
Connection per Day8
Lowest Price$28.43
Highest Price$79.03
First Departure12:20 AM
Last Departure10:54 AM
Distance75.98 mi
DepartureBrussels
ArrivalAachen
CarriersDB - Regionalbahn, DB - InterCity Express (ICE)More

Brussels to Aachen Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jul 14, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Brussels to Aachen by train?

The cheapest train tickets from Brussels to Aachen cost $28.43. On average, you can expect to spend around $39.41 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Brussels to Aachen.
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When you're traveling from Brussels to Aachen, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $39.41. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does the journey from Brussels to Aachen take by train?

The distance between Brussels and Aachen is approximately 75.98 mi. In general, it will take you about 2 hr 11 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Brussels and Aachen runs for about 75.98 mi and usually takes approximately 2 hr 11 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 1 hr 8 min. If you are trying to get from Brussels to Aachen as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

Which stations are used when traveling from Brussels to Aachen?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Brussels from the following stations: Bruxelles Heysel,Brussels Congres,Brussels Central Station,Brussels, Brussels South (Avenue Fonsny/Eurolines),Brussels - Nord,Watermael,Brussels Airport - Zaventem,Brussels - Midi. Arriving at Aachen, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Turmstraße, Aachen,Aachen Wilmersdorfer Strasse,Theater, Aachen,Aachen Rothe Erde. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Aachen.

How many times a day do journeys run from Brussels to Aachen?

On average, there are 8 daily departures from Brussels to Aachen. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 1 departures from Brussels which travel directly to Aachen. There are 7 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Brussels to Aachen. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Aachen
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Brussels to Aachen.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Brussels to Aachen, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Brussels to Aachen.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $25.03 to $32.63 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 23% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Brussels to Aachen

The cheapest Brussels - Aachen train tickets can be found for as low as $23.35 if you’re lucky, or $26.95 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $30.44.

Find the best day to travel to Aachen by train

When travelling to Aachen by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Express InterCity is a type of train service that operates in many countries around the world. It is designed to provide fast and efficient transportation between major cities, with limited stops along the way. Express InterCity trains typically offer amenities such as comfortable seating, air conditioning, and onboard food and beverage service. They may also have first-class or business-class seating options for passengers who want extra comfort and amenities. Express InterCity trains are often a popular choice for business travelers, tourists, and commuters who need to travel between cities quickly and conveniently.

Regionalbahn is a type of train service in Germany that operates on regional routes, connecting smaller towns and cities with larger ones. These trains are usually slower than intercity trains, but they make more stops and are more affordable. Regionalbahn trains are operated by various companies, including Deutsche Bahn, and they offer single and multiple-day tickets. The trains are often used by commuters and tourists who want to explore the countryside and smaller towns.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Brussels to Aachen

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and DB - Intercity when traveling from Brussels to Aachen.

Second Class

Deutshce Bahn's second class ensures a comfortable journey with standard seating arrangements with free Wi-Fi, power socket, and. Second class passengers can buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car or restaurant car.
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First Class

First Class travel with Deutsche Bahn provides a luxurious experience with comfortable seats and many amenities such as spacious seating with personalized on-seat service and exclusive lounge access at major stations. First-class passengers can have their orders delivered to their seats, but if you do not want to wait, you can also dine in the restaurant car or buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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On ICE trains, enjoy free WiFi and access the ICE portal for movies, TV shows, audiobooks, games, and reading material.
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Seek tranquillity on ICE Frankfurt in Coach 21 (second class) and Coach 28/29 (first class). On ICE 104/105 Basel, it's Coach 31 (second class) and Coach 38/39 (first class).
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Stay charged with a power socket available for every two seats on the train.
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On ICE-trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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For assistance in boarding, changing trains, or other queries, reach out to DB’s Mobility Service. The staff is always ready to assist and ensure a smooth journey.
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With ICE, choose between a full menu at the onboard restaurant or quick snacks at the bistro. For First Class passengers, complimentary food and drinks are served directly to your seat. DB's diverse menu, updated quarterly, features local and vegetarian/vegan options.
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ICE trains not only offer air conditioning but are also innovating with eco-friendly systems that both cool and heat using natural refrigerants.
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On Deutsche Bahn trains, make sure it's disassembled and snugly packed in a case or cover with your name labeled on it, and you can bring it on board for free. You're also allowed one regular and one hand luggage item. Just ensure your bike doesn't get in the way of other travelers or block aisles. Note: Special bikes aren't permitted, but if you're an international traveler, there's no need to worry about peak-time restrictions.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board DB - Regionalbahn, DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and DB - Intercity from Brussels to Aachen
Compare services on board when travelling from Brussels to Aachen by train.
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Brussels to Aachen CO2 Emissions by Train

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8.56kg
Bus
9.17kg
Flight
24.46kg
Car
19.57kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Brussels to Aachen by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Brussels and Aachen are 8.56kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Brussels and Aachen? By taking the train between Brussels and Aachen you will save 15.9kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.61kg compared to a bus and 11.01kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Brussels to Aachen?
A train ticket from Brussels to Aachen is $39.41. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $28.43.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Brussels to Aachen?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Brussels to Aachen is $28.43. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Brussels and Aachen by train?
Brussels to Aachen is 75.98 mi.
How long does the train between Brussels and Aachen take?
Brussels to Aachen is on average 2 hr 11 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 8 min.
Which companies operate from Brussels to Aachen?
The train journey from Brussels to Aachen is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - Regionalbahn, DB - InterCity Express (ICE), DB - Intercity and Eurostar.
How many train connections per day go from Brussels to Aachen?
Brussels to Aachen has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Brussels to Aachen leave?
The earliest train from Brussels to Aachen departs at 12:20 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Brussels to Aachen depart?
The latest train from Brussels to Aachen departs at 10:54 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Brussels to Aachen in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $28.43 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Brussels to Aachen?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Brussels to go to Aachen.
What's the fastest journey time between Brussels to Aachen by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Brussels and Aachen is 1 hr 8 min.
Is there a direct train from Brussels to Aachen?
Yes, there is a direct train between Brussels and Aachen.
What are the CO2 emissions for Brussels to Aachen by train?
The train journey from Brussels to Aachen creates 8.56kg of CO2 emissions.

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