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Ghent to Aachen by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 50m
  • Distance
    170 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 6m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Ghent to Aachen by train

Fast trains from Ghent to Aachen take around 1 hour and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 170 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ghent and Aachen.

1. Are there direct trains from Ghent to Aachen?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Ghent to Aachen 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 37 departures.

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

The Ghent to Aachen train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Aachen is usually scheduled to depart Ghent around 04:41 and the last train is around 22:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ghent around 05:10, and the last at 22:23.

When to book Ghent to Aachen 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 Ghent to Aachen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ghent and Aachen?

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

  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Regional Train
  • Regionalzug
  • Thalys

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.