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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Aachen

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Amsterdam to Aachen cover the 121 miles (195 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 59 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Aachen Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Amsterdam to Aachen

Travel from Amsterdam to Aachen from £16 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Amsterdam to Aachen train.

  • Average Price: £16

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Aachen from Amsterdam, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Amsterdam to Aachen

Travel by train to Aachen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Aachen.

What are the travel restrictions for Aachen, Germany if I'm coming from Amsterdam, Netherlands by train?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Aachen, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Aachen, Germany?

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 28/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Amsterdam to Aachen as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Aachen, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Aachen to Amsterdam is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Germany?

Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Aachen?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 27/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Aachen to Amsterdam train here.

What is the cost of cheap trains between Amsterdam and Aachen?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Aachen from Amsterdam for as low as £16  for the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Amsterdam to Aachen?

If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Amsterdam to Aachen train prices are on average £24  one way.

What is the distance between Amsterdam and Aachen by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Amsterdam and Aachen via train to be approximately 121 miles (195 km).

What is the average Amsterdam to Aachen train duration?

The Amsterdam to Aachen train duration is on average 3 h 59 min, which is to be expected when travelling 121 miles (195 km) to Aachen from Amsterdam. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which train station from Amsterdam to Aachen do I depart from? Which Aachen train station from Amsterdam do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Amsterdam, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. When you arrive in Aachen, your train can arrive in train stations including Aachen Hbf, Aachen West and Aachen-Rothe Erde.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Amsterdam Centraal   to Aachen Hbf.

Where is the train station in Amsterdam to go to Aachen? Where is the train station in Aachen located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Amsterdam Centraal, located approximately 0.6 miles (916 m) from the city centre of Amsterdam. The most popular arrival train station in Aachen, called Aachen Hbf, is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can take me from Amsterdam to Aachen?

If you're looking for trains from Amsterdam to Aachen, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Aachen. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Amsterdam to Aachen route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there from Amsterdam to Aachen?

The average number of trains departing Amsterdam for Aachen is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Amsterdam to Aachen? When does the last train depart from Amsterdam to Aachen?

The first train from Amsterdam to Aachen leaves at 05: 38   and the last train for this leaves at 19: 30. Omio shows you the latest train from Amsterdam to Aachen times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I book train tickets between Amsterdam and Aachen for the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket to Aachen from Amsterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £24 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Aachen from Amsterdam are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your journey to Aachen.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+31 302357822
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Public transport options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet