How to take the rail journey from London to Aachen

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London to Aachen by train

The journey from London to Aachen by train involves making a connection at Bruxelles-Midi station, which is also known as Brussel Zuid station.
Eurostar is the sole provider of the train service between London and Bruxelles/Brussels but both ICE and Eurostar Thalys trains are available between Bruxelles and Aachen
Which of these two train services you take when travelling on to Aachen matters, to both the end-to-end journey time and when booking tickets.

Routes you can take to go from London to Aachen

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:
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Route Information

Via stations: Bruxelles-Midi/Brussel Zuid

Travel Time (approx)

3hr 35min - 4hr 30min (approx)



Travel Info

5 x connections per day

The variations in the end-to-end times is to do with the time between trains in Bruxelles.

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