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FlixBus offers affordable journeys from or to Aachen starting at £1.99, with prices varying based on your departure location.
You can purchase your coach ticket to Aachen using a payment card, Paypal, Google Pay, and others. Once in the payment section, you can see all the available options. If you're having trouble with the payment, check out our help section about payments. You can also pay cash if you buy your ticket on board or at a sales point.
Purchasing a coach ticket from/to Aachen is straightforward. You can book online or use the free FlixBus App for the most convenient experience and best deals. On top, you can reserve your preferred seat type seat for your coach journey from/to Aachen during the booking process. To pay for your coach ticket from/to Aachen, FlixBus accepts several payment methods. You can also offset your carbon emissions by selecting the CO₂ compensation option while booking. Save on accommodation by taking an overnight coach if it suits your schedule.
Aachen has 3 coach stops. Visit this page for their map locations.
You don't need to pack light when you're travelling from or to Aachen on FlixBus. Your coach ticket includes FREE transportation of one hand luggage (30x42x18 cm, up to 7kg) and one piece of checked luggage (50x80x30 cm, up to 20 kg). For information on extra or special luggage, check this page. Many of our coaches come with bike carriers at the rear or have specialised bike covers. Check out this link for guidelines on taking your bike to Aachen and consult this link for bike transportation costs.
On your coach journey from/to Aachen, enjoy extra leg space, electrical outlets, and restrooms. Most of our coaches also offer free Wi-Fi. Make sure to bring with you all the devices you might need during your trip, as you will have the possibility to charge them at your seat.
You can reserve a seat on your journey to Aachen during the booking process. Subject to availability, you can choose your seat from several categories, including panorama seats - for a better view during your trip, table seats - for more comfort, and bed seats- ideal for a relaxing journey. Check out our seat reservation price list for more information.
Yes, all FlixBus coaches from/to Aachen are equipped for passengers with reduced mobility. We ensure our coaches are as comfortable and accessible as possible for all travellers. Service animals are allowed on board all our coaches travelling from/to Aachen. Transport of wheelchairs and other mobility devices is free of charge.
Yes, children under 15 can take advantage of lower fares for coach rides from/to Aachen. We calculate the most affordable rate for you, factoring in all available discounts. If a discounted fare is lower than the child fare, the same price will be applied. For more details, please read our child travel and seating policy. Foldable strollers can be taken on the coach from/to Aachen free of charge.
If you booked your ticket online to Aachen, you should have received a PDF booking confirmation via e-mail containing a QR code that serves as your ticket. If you booked through the FlixBus App instead, your ticket is automatically stored there. There is no need to print the ticket, you can show the digital version to the driver, and you're ready to board.

Things to do in Aachen

About Aachen

Aachen is the most western city in Germany and lies on the border of three other European countries; Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. This city has a truly multicultural personality as a result. The ‘city of cathedrals’ is fascinating due to the contrast between the beautiful pieces of archaic architecture and their modern counter parts. Lose yourself in the streets of Aachen after you get off your bus. The historical ’Charlemagne Route’ dissects the entire city and boasts an array of eye-catching masterpieces – ‘Haus Löwenstein’ and ‘Büchelpalais’ are both worth a visit. You can also find one of Northern Europe’s oldest and most visited attractions here - the Aachen Cathedral, which also happens to be a UNESCO word heritage site. If you want to plan a trip in Europe but can’t decide where to go, Aachen is the perfect destination. It exudes a relaxing yet eclectic atmosphere.

Things to do in Aachen

It’s rare that you can set foot in three countries at once, but Aachen gives you the opportunity to do so! The junction at which Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany meet, is surrounded by a lovely park and numerous restaurants, and is accessible by bus or bike. The city hall (‘Rathaus’) is an impressive building that our bus travelers visit frequently. On the first floor you can find the coronation hall, presenting five breathtaking frescoes painted by Alfred Rethel. You can also catch a sight of the ‘Puppenbrunnen’ nearby, a fountain statue hidden in a small shopping passage, as well as the Market (Markt) where you can grab a bite to eat. If you’re travelling by bus to Aachen during the winter months you are in luck, as the city has an amazing Christmas market that you can explore!

Aachen: Culture & History

The most popular attraction in the city is the ‘Aachen Cathedral’. The building was originally a chapel in 800AD and has been continuously renovated throughout the ages. Widely regarded as a gothic masterpiece, this landmark has hosted numerous German coronation ceremonies. Precious stones, golden artwork and silver are just some examples of what is displayed in the cathedral’s treasury, which is also definitely worth visiting. Next to this stunning building stands the ‘Elisenbrunnen’, a neo-classical hall and home to the city’s famous fountain. Whether you’re interested in gothic or baroque architecture or artefacts from the renaissance, Aachen has it all!

Nightlife in Aachen

After a busy day of sightseeing, you should get ready for a fun night out on the town in Aachen! The city has many pubs and bars offering warm atmospheres and rather cheap prices – there is something for every taste. ‘Apollo Kino & Bar’ is a small cinema where you can relax and watch a film, and then enjoy a drink in the bar afterwards. Beer and cocktail lovers should check out ‘Café Egmont.’ If you want to experience the intense side to Aachen’s nightlife then head to ‘Grotesque Absinth-Bar’. If you can’t decide on just one and end up visiting every single spot, don’t worry, you’ll have plenty of time to rest on your FlixBus back home!

Interesting facts about Aachen

Are you travelling by bus to Aachen? Then do as the Romans did! The city is famous for its hot springs and baths where tourists frequently relax and pamper themselves for a few days. Even the city’s name is derived from the Latin ‘aqua’, demonstrating how far the city’s SPA-history dates back. People have been coming here since Celtic times just to enjoy the hottest springs in Western Europe. Also, did you know that the first ever discothèque was opened in 1959 in Aachen? The ‘Scotch-Club’ had people dancing until its closure in 1992, but another similar disco, ‘Le Bistro’, is still open on the other side of the street.

Explore the surrounding areas of Aachen

Due to Aachen’s location, traveling further afield and exploring another country has never been easier! However, in case you don’t want to leave Germany just yet, Cologne, Düsseldorf or Dortmund are only a few hours away. To the West lies Brussels and Amsterdam, two grand capitals that await you with bustling atmospheres and amazing cuisines. Aachen is perfect if you want to discover more of Europe!

Coaches from or to Aachen

Find the most affordable coach tickets to Aachen

Looking for affordable tickets to Aachen? We've got you covered with coaches to Aachen from as little as £1.99 – and you can save even more when you book in advance. Hop on board and enjoy your trip with our free Wi-Fi and spacious seats. Booking your ticket is easy, whether you want to do it online, at a sales point, or with our FlixBus App. You can also use the App to manage your bookings and use the digital tickets to get on board. For the most affordable tickets, book on the App in advance – the earlier you book, the cheaper your ticket will be!

Why travel to Aachen with FlixBus

FlixBus is the most affordable and convenient way to travel to Aachen. There are 2 stops in Aachen and you can reach them from 102 departure cities. Just check on the FlixBus network if you have a connection in your city! Booking a ticket with FlixBus is very simple: you can choose between different payment methods, such as credit card, Paypal, Google and Apple Pay. Book your ticket online in advance on our website or the FlixBus App, or pay in cash onboard or at a sales point. Travelling by coach is one of the most environmentally-friendly options available, as you reduce traffic-related emissions and you can help the planet by offsetting your CO₂ emissions when booking your ticket!

Onboard services

Travelling to Aachen is a very comfortable experience: once you're on board your FlixBus, you can sit back, relax and enjoy our onboard services. Our coaches are equipped with toilets and power outlets, and to make your experience even nicer, they have free Wi-Fi, so you can catch up on emails or watch your favourite show as we take you to Aachen. Do you like to travel by the window? When booking your ticket, you can reserve your preferred seat , and if you want more space or privacy, you can even book the seat next to you for some extra comfort! When it comes to luggage , you can bring whatever you want to Aachen as one checked luggage and one hand luggage are included in your ticket, free of charge!

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