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Train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Wuppertal Hbf to Herzogenrath, Bf Re 4 / ...

€116 - €161

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Bus  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Essen central train station N1320
  2. Take the bus from Essen central train station to Maastricht 180 / ...

€36 - €90

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Train via Düsseldorf  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Herzogenrath, Bf Re 4 / ...

€50 - €160

Train #2  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Aachen central train station Flx30

€38 - €50

Drive  •  6h

  1. Drive from Berlin Central Station to Maastricht 674.4 km

€80 - €130

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BER - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Herzogenrath, Bf
  3. Take the train from Herzogenrath to Maastricht

€73 - €245

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BER - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Aachen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Maastricht

€51 - €320

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 32m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Aachen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Maastricht

€84 - €228

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BER - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Maastricht

€70 - €225

Fly to Brussels, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Brussels (BRU) BER - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
  3. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht

€48 - €182

Germany → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Curaçao, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Germany.

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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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Netherlands.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Maastricht is to train which costs €35 - €55 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Maastricht is to fly and train which costs €50 - €320 and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Central Station to Maastricht. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Maastricht via Wuppertal Hbf and Herzogenrath. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Berlin Central Station and Maastricht is 561 km. The road distance is 674.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Maastricht without a car is to train which takes 6h 30m and costs €110 - €170.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Berlin Central Station to Maastricht, including transfers.

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Berlin Central Station to Maastricht train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Maastricht is to train which takes 6h 30m and costs €110 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €90 and takes 11h 55m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Berlin Central Station to Maastricht train services, operated by National Express, arrive at Herzogenrath, Bf station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Central Station to Maastricht.
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  • Distance: 561 km
  • Duration: 6h 30m

What companies run services between Berlin Central Station, Germany and Maastricht, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Berlin Central Station to Maastricht via Wuppertal Hbf and Herzogenrath in around 6h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Central Station to Maastricht via Berlin Suedkreuz, Berlin Südkreuz train station, and Essen central train station in around 11h 55m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€50 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€14 - €110
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €950
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Herzogenrath, Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Herzogenrath, Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
National Express Rail
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin central station to Aachen central train station
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Cologne central station to Aachen central train station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Herzogenrath to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Herzogenrath to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €8
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Aachen Hbf to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
arriva.nl
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
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 Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€7 - €12
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 Berlin Südkreuz train station to Essen central train station
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen central train station to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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