You can get from Zurich to Aachen by train, bus or flight.
To get from Zurich to Aachen on 20 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||260 miles (419 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£32 - £62|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £32 • 5 h 42 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £62 • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a flight or train to travel 260 miles (419 km) from Zurich to Aachen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £32. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Zurich to Aachen.
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Aachen, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of entry into Germany:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 18/05/2022. 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 from Zurich to Aachen.
The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Fully open.
Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:
You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 09/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Aachen closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 travel options from Zurich to Aachen: flight or train.
Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Aachen. Tickets for a train cost on average £32.
This is compared to other travel options to Aachen:
A train is generally £29 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £62 from Zurich to Aachen.
The quickest way to travel from Zurich to Aachen is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Aachen by train can take on average 5 h 42 min.
The distance between Zurich and Aachen is around 260 miles (419 km).
The average frequency per day from Zurich to Aachen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Zurich and Aachen as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Zurich to Aachen:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zurich to Aachen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
When planning your trip from Zurich to Aachen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Zurich and Aachen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.