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

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Train  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht Intercity

€22 - €50

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Bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Maastricht 1924

€16 - €20

2 alternative options

Night train  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht Intercity

€22 - €50

Drive  •  2h 31m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Maastricht 215.2 km

€26 - €40

Amsterdam to Maastricht by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Maastricht is around 2h 23m and covers a distance of around 218 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 19m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), the Amsterdam to Maastricht train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Maastricht. Typically 176 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 23m
Fastest train time:
2h 19m
Trains per week:
176
Cheapest price:
€22
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:10
Last train departs at:
22:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Maastricht train schedules

Amsterdam → Maastricht
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COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

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Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Maastricht is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Maastricht is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Maastricht is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Maastricht is to bus which costs €16 - €20 and takes 4h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Maastricht is to night train which takes 2h 20m and costs €22 - €50.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Maastricht. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 4h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Maastricht. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 25m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Maastricht is 178 km. The road distance is 215.2 km.

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

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht takes 2h 25m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Maastricht is to train which takes 2h 25m and costs €22 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €20 and takes 4h 55m.

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  • Distance: 178.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 25m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht hourly. Tickets cost €22 - €50 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Maastricht once a week. Tickets cost €16 - €20 and the journey takes 4h 55m.

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 Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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2nd Class
€22 - €30
1st Class
€35 - €50
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Maastricht is 215 km. It takes approximately 2h 31m to drive from Amsterdam to Maastricht.

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