Aachen to Rotterdam by train

  • First train
    04:13
  • Last train
    23:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 39m
  • Distance
    171 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 10m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Aachen to Rotterdam by train

Fast trains from Aachen to Rotterdam take around 2 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 171 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Aachen and Rotterdam.

1. Are there direct trains from Aachen to Rotterdam?

Journeys between Aachen and Rotterdam usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Aachen to Rotterdam every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 33 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Aachen to Rotterdam?

The Aachen to Rotterdam train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Aachen to Rotterdam train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Rotterdam is usually scheduled to depart Aachen around 04:13 and the last train is around 23:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Aachen around 04:13, and the last at 23:46.

When to book Aachen to Rotterdam train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Aachen to Rotterdam by train.

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Which train companies operate between Aachen and Rotterdam?

More than one train company operates on the route from Aachen to Rotterdam, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurobahn
  • IC Direct
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.