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There are 5 ways to get from Grimbergen to Maastricht by bus, train or car

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Line 230 bus, bus  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the line 230 bus from Grimbergen Triohofstraat to Brussel Noord afstaphalte 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Maastricht 1304

€10 - €14

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Train  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht Stoptrein

€20 - €50

Line 232 bus, train, bus  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the line 232 bus from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg to Brussel Noord afstaphalte 231 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Hasselt Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Hasselt Station perron 10 to Maastricht Station perron D 20a / ...

€12 - €20

Train, bus  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Hasselt Ic
  2. Take the bus from Hasselt Station perron 10 to Maastricht Station perron D 20a / ...

€19 - €24

Drive  •  1h 14m

  1. Drive from Grimbergen to Maastricht 114.1 km

€14 - €21

Grimbergen to Maastricht by bus

The bus journey time between Grimbergen and Maastricht is around 2h 35m and covers a distance of around 131 km. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 16m. Operated by De Lijn and FlixBus, the Grimbergen to Maastricht bus service departs from Grimbergen Triohofstraat and arrives in Maastricht. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2h 35m
Fastest bus time:
2h 16m
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€10
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
19:23
Last bus departs at:
20:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Grimbergen to Maastricht bus schedules

Belgium → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Belgium

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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, Japan, 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 Belgium

  • 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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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands from Belgium.

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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.

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

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grimbergen to Maastricht is to line 230 bus and bus which costs €9 - €14 and takes 3h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Grimbergen to Maastricht is to drive which costs €14 - €21 and takes 1h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grimbergen to Maastricht. However, there are services departing from Grimbergen Triohofstraat and arriving at Maastricht via Brussels-North train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 11m.

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The distance between Grimbergen and Maastricht is 93 km. The road distance is 114.1 km.

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The best way to get from Grimbergen to Maastricht without a car is to line 230 bus and bus which takes 3h 11m and costs €9 - €14.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Grimbergen to Maastricht, including transfers.

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Grimbergen to Maastricht bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Grimbergen Triohofstraat station.

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The best way to get from Grimbergen to Maastricht is to line 230 bus and bus which takes 3h 11m and costs €9 - €14. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €19 - €55 and takes 3h 17m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Grimbergen to Maastricht is 114 km. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from Grimbergen to Maastricht.

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  • Distance: 92.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 11m

What companies run services between Grimbergen, Belgium and Maastricht, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Grimbergen to Maastricht via Brussel Noord afstaphalte and Brussels-North train station in around 3h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Grimbergen to Maastricht via Vilvoorde Station Perron 3, Vilvorde / Vilvoorde, Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord, and Liege-Guillemins in around 3h 17m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€16 - €23
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
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€14 - €21
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €18
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €24
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 Bruxelles-Nord to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Grimbergen Triohofstraat to Brussel Noord afstaphalte
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg to Brussel Noord afstaphalte
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Hasselt Station perron 10 to Maastricht Station perron D
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
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 Brussels-North train station to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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