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Travelling from Dortmund to Aachen by train

Fast trains from Dortmund to Aachen take around 1 hour and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 127 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dortmund and Aachen.

Are there direct trains from Dortmund to Aachen?

Direct trains from Dortmund to Aachen have been found.

We usually find around 23 direct trains on the route from Dortmund to Aachen every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

How long is the train journey from Dortmund to Aachen?

The Dortmund to Aachen train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Dortmund to Aachen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Aachen is usually scheduled to depart Dortmund around 05:45 and the last train is around 22:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dortmund around 04:45, and the last at 22:45.

When to book Dortmund to Aachen train tickets?

Trains in Germany 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 Dortmund to Aachen by train.

Which train companies operate between Dortmund and Aachen?

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

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Regional-Express

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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