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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Aachen

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £26
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £17 • 3 h 3 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £17 • 3 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 121 miles (195 km) to Aachen from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Amsterdam to Aachen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Aachen

Travel 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.

Am I allowed to travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Aachen, Germany?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Aachen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Aachen from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Aachen, Germany from Amsterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Aachen, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 28/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Amsterdam to Aachen closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Aachen, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Aachen, Germany?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Amsterdam from Aachen?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Amsterdam from Aachen here.

How do you get from Amsterdam to Aachen?

You can travel between Amsterdam and Aachen 2 different ways: coach or train.

How do I get from Amsterdam to Aachen the cheapest way?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Aachen. Tickets for a train cost on average £17.

This is compared to other travel options to Aachen:

A train journey is usually £10 less than a journey to Aachen by coach, which costs on average £26 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Amsterdam to Aachen?

The fastest way to get to Aachen from Amsterdam is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 3 min.

There are alternative travel options to Aachen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 25 min.

How far is Aachen from Amsterdam?

The Amsterdam to Aachen distance is approximately 121 miles (195 km).

How many services a day are there from Amsterdam to Aachen?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Aachen is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Aachen from Amsterdam as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Amsterdam? Where do I arrive in Aachen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Aachen:

  • Coaches most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Aachen at Aachen, Hauptbahnhof (Bahnhofplatz).
  • Trains mostly leave from Amsterdam Centraal and tend to arrive in Aachen Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me from Amsterdam to Aachen?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Aachen:

  • You can take a coach from Amsterdam to Aachen with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £26 with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Aachen.
  • You can travel by train from Amsterdam to Aachen with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Amsterdam to Aachen tickets for £17 on Omio.

Is there a direct service from Amsterdam to Aachen?

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Aachen with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with.
  • You can find around 25 direct trains per day and book this direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Aachen as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Amsterdam and Aachen.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Aachen from Amsterdam?

Omio customers who travel from Amsterdam to Aachen often also extend their holiday to go to Cologne, Brussels or Berlin. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Aachen and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I purchase a ticket from Amsterdam to Aachen online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Amsterdam to Aachen, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £26 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £17 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Aachen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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