|Station code 7205|
Opened 13 June 2004
Platforms in use 2
|DS100 code KASZ|
Phone +49 241 4331055
|Location Vaalserstraße 15, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia
Line(s) Aachen – Mönchengladbach (D2550) RE 4 (KBS 485) RB 20 (KBS 482) RB 33 (KBS 485)
Address An der Schanz, 52064 Aachen, Germany
Similar Aachen West station, Aachen Hauptbahnhof, Aachen‑Rothe Erde station, Stolberg (Rheinland) Hauptbahnhof, Hückelhoven‑Baal station
Aachen Schanz station is a railway station in Aachen, Germany on the railway line Aachen–Mönchengladbach. The station is located at the western end of the inner city, and is the station with the shortest walking distance to the historic center or the Aachen Cathedral. Several bus lines to western Aachen stop here, including regional buses to Kelmis and Maastricht and the medical centers of the city (Luisenhospital, Franziskushospital, Alexianerkrankenhaus and Klinikum Aachen). It is not a bus hub, but some lines stop at the southern end (Jakobstraße) and some at the northern end (Vaalser Straße), depending on the route of the line.
The accessible developed station lies between Aachen Central Station and Aachen West station at the west end of downtown.
All regional trains stop at this station; it is usually served four times per hour and direction.