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from Rotterdam to Aachen

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rotterdam to Aachen on 4 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:14Rotterdam Centraal2h59 21:13Aachen Hbf
3 changes
£291One-way
Cheapest
16:50Rotterdam Centraal3h53 20:43Aachen Hbf
2 changes
£221One-way
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08:14Rotterdam Centraal2h59 11:13Aachen Hbf
3 changes
£291One-way
07:14Rotterdam Centraal2h59 10:13Aachen Hbf
3 changes
£291One-way
17:14Rotterdam Centraal3h01 20:15Aachen Hbf
3 changes
£291One-way

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4 Dec
£22Deutsche Bahn
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5 Dec
£29Deutsche Bahn
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7 Dec
£29Deutsche Bahn
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9 Dec
£29Deutsche Bahn
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Travel Information to Aachen from Rotterdam

distanceDistance105 miles (169 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £25
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 4 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £25 • 2 h 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 105 miles (169 km) from Rotterdam to Aachen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Rotterdam to Aachen.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Aachen, Germany from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

Is international entry into Aachen from Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam?

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 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 03/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Rotterdam and Aachen closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Netherlands from Aachen, Germany?

Return travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 01/12/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Rotterdam from Aachen.

What are my travel options from Rotterdam to Aachen?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Rotterdam to Aachen. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Aachen from Rotterdam?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Rotterdam to Aachen, which costs on average £12.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Aachen:

A coach is about £13 less than a train, which costs on average £25 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get from Rotterdam to Aachen?

The fastest way to get to Aachen from Rotterdam is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 59 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 20 min   on average.

How many miles are between Rotterdam and Aachen

The distance from Rotterdam to Aachen is approximately 105 miles (169 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Aachen is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Rotterdam to Aachen?

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Rotterdam at Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Aachen at Aachen, Hauptbahnhof (Bahnhofplatz).
  • Trains mostly depart from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Aachen Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Rotterdam to Aachen?

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

  • You can travel from Rotterdam to Aachen by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £12 with Flixbus from Rotterdam to Aachen.
  • You can travel between Rotterdam and Aachen by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £25 with Deutsche Bahn from Rotterdam to Aachen.
Where should I go next after I travel between Rotterdam and Aachen?
Your journey from Rotterdam 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, Brussels or Berlin. If you’d like to add Cologne, Brussels or Berlin to your Rotterdam 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 between Rotterdam and Aachen online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Rotterdam to Aachen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £12 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £25 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Rotterdam and Aachen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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