Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$31 | 3h 45min Train$94 | 3h 28min Bus21 lb of CO2
  1. Train$49
    4h 57min · 54 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$43
    4h 51min · 27 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$17
    2h 23min · 27 lb of CO2

Frankfurt am Main to Aachen Trains

train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen

$49 · 4h 57min
Train
Train Tickets
About $49
Travel Duration
4h 57min
Frankfurt am Main - Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Fernbf
DB from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mülheim (Ruhr) HbfDB · 3h 2minICE42
Ennepetal - Ennepetal
DB from Ennepetal to Aachen HbfDB · 1h 55minRE4
Aachen - Aachen Hbf

train tickets from Frankfurt (M) Taunusanlage to Aachen

$51 · 4h 23min
Train
Train Tickets
About $51
Travel Duration
4h 23min
Westend-Süd - Frankfurt (M) Taunusanlage
DB from Frankfurt (M) Taunusanlage to BayerwerkDB · 2h 50minICE41
Troisdorf - Friedrich Wilhelmshütte
DB from Friedrich Wilhelmshütte to Aachen HbfDB · 1h 32minRE9
Aachen - Aachen Hbf

train tickets from Frankfurt (M) Galluswarte to Aachen

$55 · 4h 58min
Train
Train Tickets
About $55
Travel Duration
4h 58min
Gutleutviertel - Frankfurt (M) Galluswarte
DB from Frankfurt (M) Galluswarte to Mülheim (Ruhr) HbfDB · 3h 25minICE41
Troisdorf - Friedrich Wilhelmshütte
DB from Friedrich Wilhelmshütte to Aachen HbfDB · 1h 32minRE9
Aachen - Aachen Hbf

train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Eilendorf

$94 · 3h 28min
Train
Train Tickets
About $94
Travel Duration
3h 28min
Frankfurt am Main - Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Fernbf
DB from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Fernbf to Friedrich WilhelmshütteDB · 2h 11minICE43
Langenfeld - Langenfeld (Rhld) Berghausen
DB from Langenfeld (Rhld) Berghausen to EilendorfDB · 1h 17minRE1
Eilendorf - Eilendorf

Frankfurt am Main to Aachen Buses

bus tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen

$43 · 4h 51min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $43
Travel Duration
4h 51min

bus tickets from Wiesbaden to Aachen

$38 · 4h 13min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $38
Travel Duration
4h 13min

bus tickets from Mainz to Aachen

$39 · 4h 23min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $39
Travel Duration
4h 23min

bus tickets from Mainz to Heerlen

$31 · 3h 45min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $31
Travel Duration
3h 45min

Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen

Driving from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen

$17 · 2h 23min

It's 124 miles between Frankfurt am Main to Aachen. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 23min and 2h 30min from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Aachen by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $16.

Our recommendation to Aachen

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen?

On your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Frankfurt am Main to Aachen North Rhine-Westphalia - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Aachen is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Frankfurt am Main/Aachen buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Frankfurt am Main is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Frankfurt am Main Hesse and Aachen during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Aachen traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Aachen is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen is by bus. The bus costs $31 roughly and will take 3 hours 45 minutes.

Is there a train from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen?

Yes, trains between Frankfurt am Main area and Aachen, but there is no direct route. They are operated by {operators}. In total, it will take roughly 4 hours 57 minutes. We recommend catching the train at Frankfurt am Main, which is about 0 miles from Frankfurt am Main. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at Ennepetal, Friedrich Wilhelmshütte Troisdorf, Langenfeld (Rhld) Berghausen Langenfeld.

How long does it take from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen by car?

The total distance between Frankfurt am Main and Aachen is 124 miles and will take you about 2 hours 23 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $17.

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