There are 3 ways to get from Maastricht to Amsterdam by train, bus or car
Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.
Train • 2 h 24 min
$28 - $50
Bus • 3 h 15 min
$12 - $21
1 alternative option
Drive • 2 h 8 min
$30 - $50
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 11€ - 19€ and takes 3 h 15 min.
The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 8 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maastricht and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Maastricht and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 24 min.
The distance between Maastricht and Amsterdam is 178 km. The road distance is 214.5 km.
The best way to get from Maastricht to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs 24€ - 45€.
The train from Maastricht to Amsterdam Centraal takes 2 h 24 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Maastricht to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Maastricht station.
Maastricht to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Maastricht station.
The best way to get from Maastricht to Amsterdam is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs 24€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 19€ and takes 3 h 15 min.
What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Amsterdam, Netherlands?
Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Maastricht to Amsterdam hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Maastricht to Amsterdam 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.
Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.
Train from Maastricht to Amsterdam Centraal
One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.
Bus from Maastricht to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
- Ave. Duration
- 3 h 15 min
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- $12 - $21
Want to know more about travelling around Netherlands
Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.
Related travel guides
Want to know more about Flixbus?
Rome2rio’s guide has all the details
More Questions & Answers
Maastricht to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.
Maastricht to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.
Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Amsterdam is 215 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Maastricht to Amsterdam.
Book your Maastricht to Amsterdam train tickets online with Loco2.
Book your Maastricht to Amsterdam bus tickets online with FlixBus.
There are 2586+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $80 USD per night.