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Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 33m
Trains per day11
Fare range€14.00 - €113.00
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at06:33
Last train departs at23:08
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 02m
Origin StationBrussels
Destination StationAachen Hbf

Brussels to Aachen Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Brussels to Aachen Hbf for Thursday 17th Jan 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
Aachen Hbf
1h 03m
Aachen Hbf
1h 50m
1 change
Aachen Hbf
1h 11m
Aachen Hbf
1h 04m
Aachen Hbf
1h 10m

Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and ICE (Intercity Express) trains from Brussels to Aachen Hbf

You can travel from Brussels to Aachen Hbf on Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and ICE (Intercity Express) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Deutsche Bahn

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several billion passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

Thalys Train

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 300km/h and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

DB ICE Train

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 330 km/h, the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

Brussels to Aachen Hbf train prices

Train tickets from Brussels to Aachen Hbf start at €13.50 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Brussels to Aachen Hbf start at €25.82 when you book at least 28 days in advance.** Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

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How long does it take to travel from Brussels to Aachen Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Brussels and Aachen Hbf is 2 hours and 33 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 2 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 20 trains per day travelling from Brussels to Aachen Hbf. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Brussels to Aachen Hbf?

The first train from Brussels to Aachen Hbf departs at 06:33. The last train from Brussels to Aachen Hbf departs at 23:08. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Brussels and Aachen Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Brussels to Aachen Hbf without having to change trains. There are 11 direct trains from Brussels to Aachen Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Aachen Hbf to Brussels.
**Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Brussels to Aachen Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 17/01/2019. 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 18/10/2018 for travel on 18/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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