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About the train journey from Liège to Aachen Hbf

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The train from Liège to Aachen Hbf usually takes 59 minutes on average to travel 25 miles (40 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 21 minutes. You can expect to find 18 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Aachen Hbf, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. You can choose to travel with Thalys, ICE or DB to get to Aachen Hbf. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Liège to Aachen Hbf in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €9.00.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Aachen Hbf, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Liège to Aachen Hbf by train

It takes an average of 59m 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 €9 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 21m
PriceFrom €9
Distance25 miles (40 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
First train00:24
Last train22:40
Departure stationLiège
Arrival stationAachen Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, Thalys, Flixbus, ÖBB

Liège to Aachen Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Liège to Aachen Hbf for Tuesday 7th December 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:13 09:35 22m, direct
10:14 10:36 22m, direct
11:13 11:35 22m, direct
12:14 12:36 22m, direct
13:03 13:56 53m, 1 change
14:14 14:36 22m, direct
15:03 15:56 53m, 1 change
16:14 16:36 22m, direct
17:14 17:35 21m, direct
18:14 18:36 22m, direct

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

You can travel from Liège to Aachen Hbf on Deutsche Bahn, Thalys, ÖBB 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.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

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

The price of train tickets from Liège to Aachen Hbf starts at €9 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 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 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.

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 59 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 21 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Liège to Aachen Hbf can start from as little as €9 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

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 11 direct trains from Liège to Aachen Hbf each day. 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 00:24. 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.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Liège to Aachen Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/07/2021. 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 12/18/2021 for travel on 12/18/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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