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There are 10 ways to get from Berlin to Maastricht by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 32m

  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  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Duisburg central train station N1320
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg central train station to Maastricht 1304

36€ - 43€

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Train via Düsseldorf  •  6h 40m

  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€ - 51€

Drive  •  5h 59m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Maastricht 674.6 km

80€ - 130€

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5h 10m

  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

60€ - 396€

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

83€ - 261€

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 57m

  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

65€ - 261€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 29m

  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

86€ - 294€

Fly to Brussels, train  •  6h 55m

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

43€ - 178€

Germany → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Entry is partially 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), Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Curaçao, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea and Thailand

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands 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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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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.

Yes, entry into Germany from Netherlands is currently restricted.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Maastricht is to bus which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 10h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin to Maastricht is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost 60€ - 400€ and takes 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Maastricht. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Maastricht via Duisburg central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin 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 32m.

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The distance between Berlin and Maastricht is 564 km. The road distance is 674.6 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Maastricht without a car is to train which takes 6h 32m and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6h 32m to get from Berlin to Maastricht, including transfers.

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

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Berlin 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 to Maastricht is to train which takes 6h 32m and costs 110€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 10h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Maastricht.
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  • Distance: 563.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 32m

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

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Maastricht via Wuppertal Hbf and Herzogenrath in around 6h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Maastricht via Duisburg central train station in around 10h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 400€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
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€ - 90€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
14€ - 130€
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
Every 4 hours
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 50m
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 52m
Frequency
Twice 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
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Flixtrain
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
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 Koeln Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 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
Train from Herzogenrath to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Aachen Hbf to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Herzogenrath to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 8€
Website
arriva.nl
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
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
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
55 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€
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 central bus station to Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Duisburg central train station to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Maastricht is 675 km. It takes approximately 5h 59m to drive from Berlin to Maastricht.

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