Hamburg to Aachen by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:42
  • Last train
    22:46
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 44m

Travelling from Hamburg to Aachen by train

The fastest trains from Hamburg to Aachen take around 4 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 409 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hamburg and Aachen.

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Hamburg to Aachen 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 23 departures. The duration is normally about 4 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Aachen is usually scheduled to depart Hamburg around 04:42 and the last train is around 00:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hamburg around 04:42, and the last at 22:46.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Aachen by train.

Which trains operate between Hamburg and Aachen?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Hamburg-Köln-Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • 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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