TrenitaliaItaloThello
Route overview
Avg. journey time14h 00m
Fare range€75-€319
Distance645km
Train operatorsThalys, Thello,
First & last trains
First train departs at05:25
Last train departs at20:44
Fastest journey
Fastest route11h 45m
Changes2 changes
Stations
Origin StationCologne
Destination StationAachen

Train times for Tue 29 May

07:35
20:07
Cologne
Aachen
12h 32m
4 changes
08:44
21:07
Cologne
Aachen
12h 23m
4 changes
09:22
21:07
Cologne
Aachen
11h 45m
6 changes
09:22
22:07
Cologne
Aachen
12h 45m
5 changes
09:44
22:07
Cologne
Aachen
12h 23m
6 changes

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Cologne to Aachen?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Cologne to Aachen is €75. To buy train tickets from Cologne to Aachen for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Cologne to Aachen by train?

The average journey time between Cologne and Aachen is 14 hours and 0 minutes and the fastest journey time is 11 hours and 45 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 19 trains per day travelling from Cologne to Aachen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Cologne to Aachen?

The first train from Cologne to Aachen departs at 05:25. The last train from Cologne to Aachen departs at 20:44. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Cologne and Aachen?

No, it is not possible to travel from Cologne to Aachen without having to change trains. To travel from Cologne to Aachen will require a minimum of 2 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Cologne?

By train, of course. See trains from Aachen to Cologne.

  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Cologne to Aachen for a typical week day using timetable data for 29/05/2018. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 24/02/2018 for travel on 25/02/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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