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from Vienna to Aachen

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24 May
£68Deutsche Bahn
25 May
£96Deutsche Bahn
26 May
27 May
£61Deutsche Bahn with connection
£71Air Baltic
28 May
£77Deutsche Bahn
29 May
£159ÖBB | ICE
£161Austrian Airlines
31 May
£52Deutsche Bahn with connection
1 Jun
£52Deutsche Bahn with connection
2 Jun
£68Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information between Vienna and Aachen

distanceDistance493 miles (795 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £57
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £22 • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £22 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 493 miles (795 km) between Vienna and Aachen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Vienna to Aachen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Vienna 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 Vienna to Aachen.

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Aachen, Germany if I’m coming from Vienna, Austria?

Travel from Vienna, Austria to Aachen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Aachen from Vienna restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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 21/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Aachen from Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Vienna, Austria from Aachen, Germany?

Return travel to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Germany?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

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

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Austria?

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

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Vienna, Austria was last verified on 16/05/2022. 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 Vienna from Aachen.

How do I go from Vienna to Aachen?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Vienna and Aachen. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Vienna to Aachen?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Vienna to Aachen. Tickets for a flight cost on average £22.

This is compared to other travel options to Aachen:

A flight is about £35 less than a coach, which costs on average £57 for this route.

A flight journey is usually £13 less than a journey to Aachen by train, which costs on average £35 for the same trip.

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

The quickest way to travel between Vienna and Aachen is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Aachen by coach can take on average 17 h 19 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 54 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Vienna and Aachen

Aachen is approximately 493 miles (795 km) away from Vienna.

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

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Aachen is:

  • 4 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Vienna and in Aachen?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Aachen, Wilmersdorferstrasse.
  • Most travellers board their train from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Aachen Hbf.

Who can get me from Vienna to Aachen?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Vienna to Aachen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Aachen by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Vienna to Aachen for £57.
  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Aachen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Vienna to Aachen tickets on Omio for £22.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Aachen by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Aachen for £35.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Vienna to Aachen?

Many of our customers travelling from Vienna to Aachen don't make Aachen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Cologne, Brussels or Berlin, either of which you could add to your Vienna and Aachen trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Aachen to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Vienna and Aachen online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £57 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £22 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £35 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Vienna 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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