Location & Arrival
Your youth hostel Simmerath-Rurberg, located above the Rur-reservoir.
Arriving by public transport
from Aachen Hbf (main station) take the SB63 Schnellbus (express bus) to "Simmerath, Bushof" ("Simmerath, bus station").Change to a 68 bus and get out at the "Simmerath, Rurberg Jugendherberge"* ("Youth Hostel") or "Simmerath Rurberg Kirche"** ("Church").
From Aachen Rothe Erde
from the "Rothe Erde" station take the 68 bus to the "Simmerath, Rurberg Jugendherberge"* or "Simmerath, Rurberg Kirche"**.
* about a 5-minute walk to the Youth Hostel, bus stops there twice a day on weekdays! Arrival 10:46 a.m. and 11:44 a.m. Departure: only at 10:46 a.m. to Aachen. On Saturday - arrival & departure 9:59 a.m., Sundays - no bus service.
** Approx 30 minutes' walk to the hostel, services every hour, every two hours at the weekends. Please use the ASEAG journey planner when planning your trip.
Arriving by bus or car
take the A1 until the Euskirchen-Wißkirchen exit, then continue on the B266 via Schleiden/Gemünd in the direction of Simmerath. From Kesternich take the L166 towards Rurberg/Stausee (reservoir). The hostel is on the right-hand side of the road.
take the A44 until the Aachen-Lichtenbusch exit. Continue on the B258 towards Roetgen/Monschau. In Monschau-Imgenbroich change to the B399 towards Simmerath. In Simmerath take the B266 towards Kesternich. Behind Kesternich take the L166 towards Rurberg/Stausee (reservoir). The hostel is on the right-hand side of the road.