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Liège to Aachen Hbf by train

It takes an average of 1h 05m to travel from Liège to Aachen Hbf by train, over a distance of around 25 miles (40 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Liège to Aachen Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €8.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 22m
Price€8.60 - €33.90
Distance25 miles (40 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
Departure stationLiège
Arrival stationAachen Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Liège to Aachen Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Liège to Aachen Hbf for Tuesday 28th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:13 10:35 22m, direct
11:14 11:36 22m, direct
12:03 12:56 53m, 1 change
13:14 13:36 22m, direct
14:03 14:56 53m, 1 change
15:14 15:36 22m, direct
16:03 16:56 53m, 1 change
17:03 17:56 53m, 1 change
18:13 18:35 22m, direct
19:14 19:36 22m, direct

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

You can travel from Liège 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

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 million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/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

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (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.

Cheap train tickets from Liège to Aachen Hbf

Train tickets from Liège to Aachen Hbf start at €8.60 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €15.79.
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avg. single price15
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avg. single price15.79

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 Liège to Aachen Hbf 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Liège to Aachen Hbf? 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 Liège to Aachen Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Liège and Aachen Hbf is 1 hour and 5 minutes, with around 18 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 Liège and Aachen Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Liège to Aachen Hbf is 22 minutes.

How much does the train from Liège to Aachen Hbf cost?

Train tickets from Liège to Aachen Hbf can start from as little as €8.60 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 Liège to Aachen Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Liège to Aachen Hbf without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Liège to Aachen Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Liège to Aachen Hbf leave?

The first train from Liège to Aachen Hbf leaves at 00:21. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Liège to Aachen Hbf leave?

The last train from Liège to Aachen Hbf leaves at 22:40. 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 Liège and Aachen Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Liège to Aachen Hbf cover a distance of around 25 miles (40 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Aachen Hbf to Liège.
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 Liège to Aachen Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/07/2020. 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 27/07/2020 for travel on 24/07/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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