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Travel from London to Aachen by train in 3 hours 30 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from London to Aachen by train, look no further!

The average journey time from London to Aachen by train is 6 hours 24 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 3 hours 30 minutes. You'll usually find 9 trains per day traveling the 437 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there are no direct services to Aachen.

Book train tickets from London to Aachen in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $84.52. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

London to Aachen by train

It takes an average of 6h 24m to travel from London to Aachen by train, over a distance of around 272 miles (437 km). There are normally 9 trains per day traveling from London to Aachen and tickets for this journey start from $84.52 when you book in advance.

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Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

3h 30m


437 miles (272 km)


9 trains per day


1 change


From $84.52

Train and bus operators


London to Aachen train times

Check out the next trains departing from London to Aachen for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:04 09:34 3h 30m, 1 change
08:04 11:35 3h 31m, 1 change
09:01 12:36 3h 35m, 1 change
11:04 14:36 3h 32m, 1 change
13:01 17:34 4h 33m, 1 change
15:04 18:36 3h 32m, 1 change
18:04 05:56 11h 52m, 2 changes
19:34 06:36 11h 2m, 1 change
20:01 08:36 12h 35m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from London to Aachen

The price of train tickets from London to Aachen starts at $84.52 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 London 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 London to Aachen

Want to know more about your journey from London 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 London to Aachen take?

The average journey time by train between London and Aachen is 6 hours and 24 minutes, with around 9 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 London and Aachen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Aachen is 3 hours and 30 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Aachen cost?

Train tickets from London to Aachen can start from as little as $84.52 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 London to Aachen?

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

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

The first train from London to Aachen leaves at 06:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from London to Aachen leaves at 20:01. 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 London and Aachen by train?

Trains travelling from London to Aachen cover a distance of around 272 miles (437 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Aachen to London.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for London to Aachen for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. 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 05/16/2023 for travel on 05/16/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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