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Essen, NW to Aachen by train

The journey from Essen, NW to Aachen by train is 61.96 mi and takes 1 hr 50 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:04 PM and the last at 6:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Essen, NW to Aachen by train for as little as $22.07 or as much as $52.34. The best price for this journey is $22.07.

Lowest Price$22.07
Journey Duration1 hr 50 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$22.07
Highest Price$52.34
First Departure5:04 PM
Last Departure6:45 PM
Distance61.96 mi
DepartureEssen, NW
ArrivalAachen
CarriersDB - Regional Express, National ExpressMore

Essen, NW to Aachen Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, May 25, 2024

Your journey from Essen, NW to Aachen with Virail

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Essen, NW to Aachen?

The cheapest train tickets from Essen, NW to Aachen cost $22.07. On average, you can expect to spend around $29.26 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 Essen, NW to Aachen.
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The prices for train tickets from Essen, NW to Aachen vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $29.26. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does the journey from Essen, NW to Aachen take by train?

The average journey time is 1 hr 50 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 61.96 mi from Essen, NW to Aachen. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Essen, NW to Aachen to take longer than 1 hr 50 min. The journey from Essen, NW to Aachen covers a distance of 61.96 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 hr 50 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 1 hr 29 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Essen, NW to Aachen faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Essen, NW to Aachen leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Essen, NW at 5:04 PM, and the last departure will leave at 6:45 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Essen, NW to Aachen can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. The first journey of the night departs from Essen, NW at 5:04 PM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 6:45 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Essen, NW and Aachen. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations are used when traveling from Essen, NW to Aachen?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Essen, NW and Aachen. You can start your journey in Essen, NW at stations such as Essen Kettwig,Rathaus Altenessen, Essen (Ruhr),Hauptbahnhof, Essen (Ruhr). These connect to stations including Turmstraße, Aachen,Aachen Wilmersdorfer Strasse,Aachen Rothe Erde,Theater, Aachen in Aachen. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Essen, NW to Aachen.

How many journeys from Essen, NW to Aachen take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Essen, NW to Aachen can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 5 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Essen, NW to Aachen. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Essen, NW to Aachen varies, but in general, you can expect to find 3 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Essen, NW 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 Essen, NW to Aachen
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Essen, NW to Aachen.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Essen, NW 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 Essen, NW 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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Essen, NW to Aachen

The cheapest Essen, NW - Aachen train tickets can be found for as low as $12.74 if you’re lucky, or $18.60 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $22.56.

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.

Eurostar is a high-speed passenger train service connecting London with several cities in mainland Europe, including Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. Launched in 1994, Eurostar has since established itself as a popular mode of transportation for leisure and business travelers. With speeds reaching up to 300 km/h, Eurostar trains offer a fast and environmentally-friendly.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Regional Express (Rex) is an Australian airline that operates scheduled regional flights to over 60 destinations across Australia. The airline was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Mascot, New South Wales. Rex operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, including Saab 340 turboprops and Boeing 737-800NG jets. The airline's main focus is on providing affordable air travel to regional communities, with a strong emphasis on safety, reliability, and customer service. Rex also offers a frequent flyer program, Rex Business Flyer, and has partnerships with other airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia.

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.

Ticket types and facilities from Essen, NW to Aachen

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Eurostar when traveling from Essen, NW to Aachen.

Standard

Eurostar Standard tickets are for budget-conscious travelers and the most widely available and affordable option. However, they have limited flexibility
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Standard Premier

Eurostar Standard Premier tickets offer a premium economy experience, ideal for work in quiet and comfort, but at a higher cost than Standard. This ticket includes extra legroom, complimentary meals, and access to magazines.
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Business Premier

Business Premier tickets are Eurostar's first-class option with top-level comfort and flexibility, but also the most expensive. With this ticket, you will have spacious seating, delectable meals served at your seat, access to exclusive lounges, and dedicated assistance.
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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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Business Premier travelers and Eurostar™ carte blanche holders enjoy free wi-fi in lounges at select stations. Free wi-fi vouchers are available at Ashford's information desk. All trains also provide free wi-fi, connect via EurostarTrainsWiFi.
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Starting September 2012, a quiet coach option is available for Business and Standard Premier travelers at no extra cost.
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Every seat features UK and European power sockets. Business Premier and Standard Premier also include USB sockets.
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Your Eurostar ticket allows you to take a generous amount of luggage on board with no weight restrictions. You can carry two suitcases and one hand-held item, all labeled properly, as long as they don't exceed 85 cm in length. Baby strollers and pushchairs are allowed on board. You can also bring your bike or musical instrument, which will count as one of your two medium-sized luggage pieces as long as it is in a carrying case under 85 cm in length.
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Assistance for travelers with disabilities or the elderly is available at all stations. The type of assistance varies by location. Pre-booking at least 24 hours in advance is recommended, with a 60-minute prior arrival if not pre-booked.
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Café Métropole aboard Eurostar trains offers discounts for reusable cups. Unsold food is donated to Olio, benefiting London communities. Food in Standard Premier: Standard Premier offers international dishes throughout the day. Breakfast features fruits, pastries, and more until 10:14. After 10:15, enjoy a light meal, dessert, and drinks. Food in Business Premier: Business Premier's menu is curated by Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc OBE. Drinks, from tea to champagne, are available throughout the journey.
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Fresh air is constantly drawn in and filtered throughout the journey.
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Got a musical instrument or guitar under 85 cm? You can include it as part of your luggage on Eurostar. If you have a boxed bike, reserve a spot by reaching out to the Eurostar travel service (available on select trains). Folding and children's bikes under 85 cm are welcome, but they should be in a protective bag. Heads up: e-scooters and hoverboards are a no-go. Plus, you can bring along a pair of skis or a snowboard in addition to your luggage
Services on board DB - Regional Express, National Express and Eurostar from Essen, NW to Aachen
Compare services on board when travelling from Essen, NW to Aachen by train.
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Essen, NW to Aachen CO2 Emissions by Train

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6.98kg
Bus
7.48kg
Flight
19.94kg
Car
15.95kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Essen, NW to Aachen by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Essen, NW and Aachen are 6.98kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Essen, NW and Aachen? By taking the train between Essen, NW and Aachen you will save 12.96kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.5kg compared to a bus and 8.97kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Essen, NW to Aachen?
A train ticket from Essen, NW to Aachen is $29.26. 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 $22.07.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Essen, NW to Aachen?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Essen, NW to Aachen is $22.07. 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 Essen, NW and Aachen by train?
Essen, NW to Aachen is 61.96 mi.
How long does the train between Essen, NW and Aachen take?
Essen, NW to Aachen is on average 1 hr 50 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 29 min.
Which companies operate from Essen, NW to Aachen?
The train journey from Essen, NW to Aachen is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - Regional Express, National Express, Eurostar, DB - Regionalbahn and DB - InterCity Express (ICE).
How many train connections per day go from Essen, NW to Aachen?
Essen, NW to Aachen has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Essen, NW to Aachen leave?
The earliest train from Essen, NW to Aachen departs at 5:04 PM. 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 Essen, NW to Aachen depart?
The latest train from Essen, NW to Aachen departs at 6:45 PM. 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 Essen, NW 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 $22.07 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 Essen, NW to Aachen?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Essen, NW to go to Aachen.
What's the fastest journey time between Essen, NW to Aachen by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Essen, NW and Aachen is 1 hr 29 min.
Is there a direct train from Essen, NW to Aachen?
Yes, there is a direct train between Essen, NW and Aachen.
What are the CO2 emissions for Essen, NW to Aachen by train?
The train journey from Essen, NW to Aachen creates 6.98kg of CO2 emissions.

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