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Quick and easy travel from Cologne to Aachen with Virail

Planning to travel from Cologne to Aachen? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much do train tickets from Cologne to Aachen cost?

The cheapest train tickets from Cologne to Aachen cost $ 3.52. On average, you can expect to spend around $ 23.82 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 Cologne to Aachen.

Cologne to Aachen by train

Best price $ 3.52
Journey duration 1 h 7 min
Connections per day 118
First departure 04:09
Last departure 23:25
Distance 39.1 mi

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Route Summary by train

Connections
87
Carriers
5
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FlixTrain
Duration: 35 min
Cologne Central Station (train) - Aachen central train station (FlixTrain)
13:47 - 14:22
$ 3.52
Bahn-logo
Bahn
Duration: 57 min
Heumarkt, Köln - Aachen West
09:31 - 10:28
$ 20.97
Bahn-logo
Bahn
Duration: 54 min
Heumarkt, Köln - Aachen Schanz
09:31 - 10:25
$ 20.97
Bahn-logo
Bahn
Duration: 1 h 4 min
Heumarkt, Köln - Aachen-Rothe Erde
09:31 - 10:35
$ 20.97
Bahn-logo
Bahn
Duration: 45 min
Heumarkt, Köln - Aachen Hbf
09:31 - 10:16
$ 20.97
Saveatrain-logo
Saveatrain
Duration: 46 min
Köln Hbf - Aachen West
09:42 - 10:28
$ 20.97
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Saveatrain
Duration: 43 min
Köln Hbf - Aachen Schanz
09:42 - 10:25
$ 20.97

How much time will it take to go from Cologne to Aachen by train?

In order to get from Cologne to Aachen faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Cologne and Aachen will complete the journey in 33 min. On average, it will take you about 1 h 1 min to travel the 39.8 mi between Cologne and Aachen.

What time are the departures from Cologne to Aachen?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Cologne to Aachen, which usually leaves at 05:50. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 23:25. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Cologne to Aachen by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Cologne by using stations such as Cologne Central Station (train), Köln Hbf, Koeln Hbf and Heumarkt, Köln. These connect you to stations including Aachen central train station (FlixTrain), Aachen-Rothe Erde, Aachen Hbf, Aachen, Aachen West and Aachen Schanz in Aachen. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Cologne or in Aachen, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Cologne to Aachen?

The route from Cologne to Aachen is served by providers including Bahn, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Thalys and Saveatrain. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 366 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Cologne 103 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Cologne to Aachen, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 11 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 92 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.