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Train Information from Vienna to Aachen

distanceDistance493 miles (795 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£31 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Vienna to Aachen cover the 493 miles (795 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £31, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Aachen Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn between Vienna and Aachen

Find the best trains from Vienna to Aachen with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £27. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Vienna to Aachen in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your journey between Vienna and Aachen on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Vienna and Aachen is 493 miles (795 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Vienna to Aachen start at £27.

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Vienna and Aachen and when travelling by train:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Vienna to Aachen
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Vienna to Aachen?

Travel by train between Vienna, Austria and Aachen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Aachen from Vienna restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 05/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Aachen from Vienna closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering Austria from Aachen, Germany?

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 01/12/2021. 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 Vienna train here.

How much do cheap train tickets between Vienna and Aachen cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Vienna to Aachen for as low as £27  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Vienna and Aachen?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Vienna to Aachen train price to come in at an average of £31  one way.
What is the distance by train from Vienna to Aachen?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Vienna to Aachen via train to be approximately 493 miles (795 km).
How long is the train journey to Aachen from Vienna?
The train time from Vienna to Aachen is on average 9 h 26 min  for the 493 miles (795 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Vienna to Aachen by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Vienna to Aachen train leave from? Which Aachen train station do I come into from Vienna?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Wien Westbahnhof   to Aachen Hbf.

Where do I find the Vienna train station to Aachen? Where is the Aachen train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Aachen Hbf, located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Vienna to Aachen?
Take the Vienna to Aachen train with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Aachen from Vienna as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there between Vienna and Aachen?
The average number of trains departing Vienna for Aachen is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Vienna to Aachen? When does the last train depart from Vienna to Aachen?
The first train from Vienna to Aachen leaves at 05: 50   and the last train for this leaves at 19: 30. Omio shows you the latest train from Vienna to Aachen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Vienna to Aachen for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Vienna to Aachen is on average £31 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Vienna to Aachen available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Aachen
The major railway station for departures from Vienna is Wien Westbahnhof. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Wien Westbahnhof for your trip to Aachen from Vienna.