Zurich to Aachen by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    00:08
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 7m

Travelling from Zurich to Aachen by train

The fastest trains from Zurich to Aachen take around 6 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 417 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Aachen.

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

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Zurich 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 15 departures. The duration is normally about 6 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Aachen is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 06:00 and the last train is around 00:08. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 06:00, and the last at 22:00.

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

When to book Zurich 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 Zurich to Aachen by train.

Which trains operate between Zurich and Aachen?

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

  • Eurobahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn

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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