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There are a number of different ways to get to Aachen but travelling by bus has many benefits. By travelling with FlixBus, you can save money with our cheap bus tickets and you can do your part in saving the environment, as bus travel is the most environmentally-friendly method!
It's really easy to buy a bus ticket to Aachen with FlixBus: you can book online on our website simply selecting your departure and arrival cities, and picking your favourite date to travel. The best way to find cheap tickets though is by using the free FlixBus App and keep your ticket always in your pocket!
There are 2 bus stops in Aachen. The stops are Aachen station west (Henricistraße).
Buses are one of the most convenient ways to travel and FlixBus is among the cheapest to get to Aachen! Depending on where you are travelling from, getting to Aachen with FlixBus can cost as little as $2.99!
Using your FlixBus ticket to go to Aachen is easy! If you booked online, you must have received a PDF booking confirmation via e-mail containing a QR code which serves as your bus ticket. If you booked through the FlixBus App instead, your ticket is automatically stored there. In both cases, no need to print the ticket: simply show it digitally to the driver and you are ready to board the bus, sit back and relax.
You can reserve a seat on your journey to Aachen during the booking process. Subject to availability, you can choose your seat from a number of categories, including panorama seats - for a better view during your trip, table seats - for more comfort and bed seats - ideal for a restful journey. Check out our seat reservation price list for more information.
We offer several payment methods for purchasing your ticket securily. You can choose among card payment, Paypal, Google Pay and many more. Once in the payment section, you will be able to see all the available options and pick your preferred one. If you are having difficulties with payment, check out our help page about payments. If you buy your bus ticket onboard or at a sales point you are also given the option to pay cash.

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.

Places of Interest 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 traveling by bus to Aachen during the winter months you are in luck, as the city has an amazing Christmas market that you can explore!

Culture and History of Aachen

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 traveling 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.

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!

Buses to Aachen

Find the cheapest buses to Aachen

Looking for cheap tickets to Aachen? We’ve got you covered with buses to Aachen costing from as little as $2.99 – and you can save even more when you book online in advance. FlixBus runs many connections in Germany and in many other countries so no matter where you’re traveling from, we've got a route suitable for you. Whether you’re in town for a day or a week, hop on board and enjoy traveling in style with our free Wi-Fi and comfortable seats. It’s easy to book your ticket, with purchasing options to suit everyone. Book online, in person at a sales point, or on our FlixBus App. You can also use the App to manage your booking up until you travel, and it’ll act as your ticket too – simply show it to your driver when you board the bus. For the cheapest 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 cheapest and most convenient way of getting to Aachen. There is 1 stop in Aachen and you can reach it from 103 departure cities. Just check on the FlixBus network whether your city is connected as well! Booking a bus ticket with FlixBus is very simple: you can choose among several different payment methods, such as credit card, Paypal, Google and Apple Pay. Pay in total security online or on the free FlixBus App in advance, or pay in cash if you’re a spur of the moment traveler. In addition, don't forget that traveling by bus is one of the most environmentally-friendly options available, and you can help the planet by offsetting your carbon emissions when you travel with FlixBus!

Onboard services

Traveling to Aachen is a very comfortable experience: once you’re on board your FlixBus, you can sit back, relax and enjoy our services onboard. Our buses are equipped with toilets and power outlets, and to make your experience even nicer they offer free Wi-Fi and an entertainment system, so you can catch up on emails or watch your favorite show as we take you to Aachen. Do you usually like to travel and watch the landscape out of the window? Said and done: when you book your ticket, you can reserve your preferred seat choosing your favorite seating option available, and if you want some more space or privacy, you can even reserve the seat next to you for some extra-comfort! When it comes to luggages, be sure you can bring whatever you want to Aachen as FlixBus offers you one checked bag and one carry-on bag onboard for free included in your ticket!

Onboard services are subject to availability