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Travelling from Aachen to Heerlen by train

Fast trains from Aachen to Heerlen take around 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 16 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Aachen and Heerlen.

Are there direct trains from Aachen to Heerlen?

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Aachen to Heerlen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

How long is the train journey from Aachen to Heerlen?

The Aachen to Heerlen train travel time is normally about 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Aachen to Heerlen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Heerlen is usually scheduled to depart Aachen around 04:37 and the last train is around 23:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Aachen around 07:02, and the last at 23:02.

When to book Aachen to Heerlen 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 Heerlen by train.

Which train companies operate between Aachen and Heerlen?

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

  • Intercity
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn

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 rail 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.

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