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If you are arriving in Aachen by air you will have a few options. The closest airport to the city is
Maastrict Aachen, located about 15 miles away from Aachen in the neighboring Netherlands. From this airport it is quite simple to rent a car and drive to Aachen. Most major car rental agencies have offices at the airport. Taxi and bus services are also available. See the airport's website for all transportation options, directions and maps.
Also close to the city is
Liege Airport, located about 20 miles away in nearby Belgium. Rental cars, taxis and shuttles are also available from this airport. Other airports which passengers could use to get to Aachen are
Cologne/Bonn, about 35 miles away, and
Dusseldorf International, about 40 miles away.
In addition to flying, travelers can also get to Aachen by
train from several other points in Germany and Europe, and by
private coach. See the links for more details.