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There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Vaals by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 350 bus  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht Intercity
  2. Take the line 350 bus from Maastricht, Station Perron H to Vaals, Maastrichterlaan/Bosstraat 350

26€ - 56€

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Bus  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Maastricht 833 / ...

15€ - 24€

3 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Heerlen Intercity
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Heerlen, Station Perron F to Vaals, Maastrichterlaan/Bosstraat 21

26€ - 55€

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Vaals 143.7 miles

30€ - 45€

Fly, train  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf, Flughafen to Aachen Hbf

95€ - 288€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Vaals is to bus which costs 15€ - 25€ and takes 4h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Vaals is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Vaals. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Vaals, Maastrichterlaan/Bosstraat via Maastricht, Station Perron H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 27m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Vaals is 195 km. The road distance is 229.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Vaals without a car is to train and line 350 bus which takes 3h 23m and costs 26€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Amsterdam to Vaals, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Vaals is 230 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Amsterdam to Vaals.

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  • Distance: 121.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 23m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Vaals 3 times a day. Tickets cost 11€ - 19€ and the journey takes 3h 25m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
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 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
21€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
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 Düsseldorf, Flughafen to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
1st Class
50€ - 65€
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Maastricht, Station Perron H to Vaals, Maastrichterlaan/Bosstraat
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Heerlen, Station Perron F to Vaals, Maastrichterlaan/Bosstraat
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 1028+ hotels available in Vaals. Prices start at 59€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 6€ - 13€.

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