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 9 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 3 hours 18 minutes. Around 10 trains per day travel the 272 miles (437 km) between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way to Aachen.
Book train tickets from London to Aachen in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from £213.37. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.
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It takes an average of 6h 9m to travel from London to Aachen by train, over a distance of around 272 miles (437 km). There are normally 10 trains per day travelling from London to Aachen and tickets for this journey start from £213.37 when you book in advance.
From 3h 18m
272 miles (437 km)
10 trains per day
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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.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between London and Aachen is 6 hours and 9 minutes, with around 10 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.
The fastest journey time by train from London to Aachen is 3 hours and 18 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London to Aachen can start from as little as £213.37 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.
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.
The first train from London to Aachen leaves at 06:16. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from London to Aachen cover a distance of around 272 miles (437 km) during the journey.