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There are 4 ways to get from Maastricht to Rotterdam by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Eindhoven Intercity
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity

$30 - $52

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Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Eindhoven 833 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 268 / ...

$10 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum to Hasselt Station perron 7 45 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$45 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Rotterdam 125.3 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 8€ - 18€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Rotterdam is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maastricht to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS via Eindhoven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Eindhoven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Maastricht and Rotterdam is 146 km. The road distance is 200.5 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 25€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Maastricht to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Maastricht to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Maastricht station.

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Maastricht to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Maastricht station.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Rotterdam is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 25€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 18€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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  • Distance: 91.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Rotterdam via Eindhoven in around 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maastricht to Rotterdam via Eindhoven in around 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Maastricht to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Hasselt to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Bus operators
FlixBus

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Eindhoven to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Eindhoven, JF Kennedylaan/Limbopad to Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
regiojet.com
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum to Hasselt Station perron 7
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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Maastricht to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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Maastricht to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Rotterdam is 200 km. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Maastricht to Rotterdam.

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