Getting to Aachen from Cologne-Bonn Airport

Cologne-Bonn Airport has its own railway station called „Köln/Bonn Flughafen“. It is situated underground between terminals 1 and 2 and is well signposted. At the airport railway station, take any train to Cologne (Köln) Hbf central station. Local „S-Bahn“ as well as faster trains (IR, IC, ICE) will all get you there several times per hour. At Cologne Hbf you change onto a Regional Express (RE) train or the faster ICE or Thalys trains to travel to Aachen Hbf. Note that high-speed train tickets might require an extra charge. Tickets can be purchased online ( or from a DB ticket machine at the airport railway station. Total travel time is approximately 1h 15 min.

DB Tickets

Getting to Aachen from Cologne-Bonn Airport]

Your contact person regarding content
Prof. Dr. Astrid Kiendler-Scharr
Wissenschaftliche Leiterin EAC2020
Gesellschaft für Aerosolforschung e.V.
Postfach 45 04 05, 50879 Köln
Tel: +49 2461 614185

Your contact person regarding organizational matters
Alina Schneiders
RWTH International Academy
Campus Boulevard 30 | D-52074 Aachen
Tel.: +49 (0)241 80-27721
Fax.: +4 (0)241 80-92525