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from Brussels to Aachen

You can get from Brussels to Aachen by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Brussels to Aachen on 29 Nov we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:40Brussels1h00 10:40Aachen
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£51One-way
Cheapest
21:00Brussels1h10 22:10Aachen
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£41One-way
Other options
06:50Brussels1h00 07:50Aachen
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£61One-way
15:00Brussels1h10 16:10Aachen
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£51One-way
22:40Brussels1h00 23:40Aachen
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£51One-way

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Sun
28 Nov
£21SNCB | IC
£10Flixbus
Mon
29 Nov
£21SNCB | IC
£8Flixbus
Tue
30 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£8Flixbus
Wed
1 Dec
£21SNCB | IC
£8Flixbus
Thu
2 Dec
£21SNCB | IC
£8Flixbus
Fri
3 Dec
£21SNCB | IC
£10Flixbus
Sat
4 Dec
£21SNCB | IC
£10Flixbus
Sun
5 Dec
£17Deutsche Bahn
£10Flixbus
Mon
6 Dec
£17Deutsche Bahn
£8Flixbus
Tue
7 Dec
£9SNCB | IC
£8Flixbus
Wed
8 Dec
£9SNCB | IC
£8Flixbus
Thu
9 Dec
£9SNCB | IC
£8Flixbus
Fri
10 Dec
£17Deutsche Bahn
£8Flixbus
Sat
11 Dec
£17Deutsche Bahn
£10Flixbus
Sun
12 Dec
£21SNCB | IC
£10Flixbus
Mon
13 Dec
£21SNCB | IC
£8Flixbus
Tue
14 Dec
£9SNCB | IC
£8Flixbus
Wed
15 Dec
£21SNCB | IC
£8Flixbus
Thu
16 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
£8Flixbus
Fri
17 Dec
£21SNCB | IC
£10Flixbus
Sat
18 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
£10Flixbus

Travel Information between Brussels and Aachen

distanceDistance76 miles (122 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £17
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £17 • 1 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 76 miles (122 km) by coach or train from Brussels to Aachen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Brussels to Aachen.

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FAQs
Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Brussels and Aachen?

Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Aachen, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Belgium enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Aachen from Brussels?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Aachen, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 27/11/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Aachen from Brussels.

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

The restriction level for your return to Brussels, Belgium from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Brussels from Aachen restricted?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Brussels from Aachen?

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 25/11/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Brussels from Aachen closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Brussels to Aachen?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Brussels and Aachen. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Aachen?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Brussels to Aachen, which costs on average £8.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Aachen:

A coach journey is usually £9 less than a journey to Aachen by train, which costs on average £17 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Brussels to Aachen?

The fastest way from Brussels to Aachen is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 11 min.

Other travel options between Brussels and Aachen can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Aachen by coach can take on average 2 h 15 min.

How far is Aachen from Brussels?

The distance between Brussels and Aachen is around 76 miles (122 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Brussels to Aachen?

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Aachen is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Brussels to Aachen:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Brussels to Aachen depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof (Bahnhofplatz).
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Brussels to Aachen depart from Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Brussels to Aachen?

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

  • You can go to Aachen from Brussels by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £8 with Flixbus from Brussels to Aachen on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Aachen from Brussels with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Brussels to Aachen tickets for £17 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Brussels to Aachen?

Yes, there are direct routes from Brussels to Aachen with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Aachen with Flixbus or Croatia Bus d. O. O.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Aachen tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Brussels to Aachen?
Your journey from Brussels to Aachen doesn't have to end in Aachen. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Cologne, Berlin or Paris. If you’d like to add Cologne, Berlin or Paris to your Brussels to Aachen trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Aachen today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Brussels to Aachen online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £8 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £17 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Brussels 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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