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

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Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Schanz to Maastricht, Bonnefantenmuseum 350 / ...

$1 - $7

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Liège-Guillemins Ice
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht Stoptrein

$24 - $43

Rideshare  •  46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Aachen to Maastricht 25 miles

$3

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Maastricht 25.7 miles

$6 - $9

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aachen, Schanz and arriving at Maastricht, Bonnefantenmuseum. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen station to Maastricht. However, there are services departing from Aachen Central Station and arriving at Maastricht via Liege-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Maastricht is 29 km. The road distance is 41.1 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Maastricht without a car is to bus which takes 53 min and costs .

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The bus from Aachen, Schanz to Maastricht, Bonnefantenmuseum takes 53 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Aachen to Maastricht bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Aachen, Schanz station.

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Aachen to Maastricht train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Aachen Central Station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Maastricht is to bus which takes 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 38 min.

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Aachen to Maastricht bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Maastricht, Bonnefantenmuseum station.

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Aachen to Maastricht train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Maastricht station.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Maastricht.
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  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Maastricht, Netherlands?

Arriva NL operates a bus from Aachen to Maastricht every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 53 min. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aachen to Maastricht via Liège-Guillemins and Liege-Guillemins in around 1 h 38 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Aachen, Schanz to Maastricht, Bonnefantenmuseum
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
arriva.nl
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 Aachen, Aachen West to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Aachen to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Maastricht is 41 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Aachen to Maastricht.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Aachen and Maastricht. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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