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Heidelberg to Aachen by train

It takes an average of 3h 5m to travel from Heidelberg to Aachen by train, over a distance of around 149 miles (240 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Heidelberg to Aachen and tickets for this journey start from $29.95 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 41m
PriceFrom $29.95
Distance149 miles (240 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train09:13
Last train15:46
Departure stationHeidelberg
Arrival stationAachen
Changes1 change

Heidelberg to Aachen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Heidelberg to Aachen for Tuesday Jul 6th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:46 13:16 3h 30m, 1 change
10:13 13:09 2h 56m, 2 changes
10:33 13:16 2h 43m, 2 changes
11:13 14:16 3h 3m, 2 changes
11:25 15:13 3h 48m, 1 change
12:13 15:13 3h 0m, 2 changes
12:35 15:16 2h 41m, 2 changes
13:13 16:14 3h 1m, 2 changes
13:46 17:16 3h 30m, 1 change
14:13 17:12 2h 59m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Heidelberg to Aachen

The price of train tickets from Heidelberg to Aachen starts at $29.95 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Heidelberg to Aachen by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Heidelberg to Aachen

Want to know more about your journey from Heidelberg to Aachen? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Heidelberg to Aachen take?

The average journey time by train between Heidelberg and Aachen is 3 hours and 5 minutes, with around 15 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Heidelberg and Aachen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Heidelberg to Aachen is 2 hours and 41 minutes.

How much does the train from Heidelberg to Aachen cost?

Train tickets from Heidelberg to Aachen can start from as little as $29.95 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Heidelberg to Aachen?

No, there are no direct train services from Heidelberg to Aachen. Travelling from Heidelberg to Aachen by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Heidelberg to Aachen leave?

The first train from Heidelberg to Aachen leaves at 09:13. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Heidelberg to Aachen leave?

The last train from Heidelberg to Aachen leaves at 15:46. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Heidelberg and Aachen by train?

Trains travelling from Heidelberg to Aachen cover a distance of around 149 miles (240 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Aachen to Heidelberg.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Heidelberg to Aachen for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/06/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 08/25/2021 for travel on 08/25/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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