There are 6 ways to get from Heerlen to Maastricht by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Heerlen to Maastricht Stoptrein RS18 / ...

4€ - 19€

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Rideshare  •  34 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Heerlen to Maastricht 24 km

2€

4 alternative options

Line 58 bus, line 350 bus  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the line 58 bus from Heerlen, Station Perron G to Gulpen, Busstation Perron E 58 / ...
  2. Take the line 350 bus from Gulpen, Busstation Perron D to Maastricht, Station Perron C 350 / ...

7€ - 10€

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Heerlen to Maastricht 25.4 km

55€ - 70€

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Heerlen to Maastricht 25.4 km

3€ - 6€

Shuttle  •  15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Heerlen to Maastricht

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The cheapest way to get from Heerlen to Maastricht is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heerlen to Maastricht is to taxi which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Heerlen station to Maastricht station. However, there are services departing from Heerlen, Station Perron G and arriving at Maastricht, Station Perron C via Gulpen, Busstation Perron D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heerlen and arriving at Maastricht. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Heerlen and Maastricht is 21 km. The road distance is 25.4 km.

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The best way to get from Heerlen to Maastricht without a car is to train which takes 31 min and costs 4€ - 19€.

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The train from Heerlen to Maastricht takes 31 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Heerlen to Maastricht bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Heerlen, Station Perron G.

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Heerlen to Maastricht train services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Heerlen station.

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The best way to get from Heerlen to Maastricht is to train which takes 31 min and costs 4€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can line 58 bus and line 350 bus, which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 1h 5m.

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  • Distance: 20.9 km
  • Duration: 31 min

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

Arriva NL operates a train from Heerlen to Maastricht every 20 minutes. Tickets cost 5€ - 6€ and the journey takes 31 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heerlen to Maastricht via Gulpen, Busstation Perron D in around 1h 5m.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Heerlen to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 6€
Website
arriva.nl
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heerlen to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Heerlen to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
13€ - 19€
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Heerlen, Station Perron G to Gulpen, Busstation Perron E
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Gulpen, Busstation Perron D to Maastricht, Station Perron C
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
arriva.nl
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Heerlen to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once a week
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Starliner
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Heerlen to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Heerlen to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Veysel Özkul Taxiunternehmen und Kleintransporte
Phone
+49 241 9006222
Taxi-Mini-Car GmbH
Phone
+49 241/900700
Website
minicar-aachen.de
Central Car Autovermietung
Phone
+49 241/406487
Website
central-car.de
Sieswerda Taxi's B.V.
Phone
+31 46 451 9132
Ha-tax
Phone
+31 46 485 1462

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Heerlen to Maastricht bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Maastricht, Station Perron C.

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Heerlen to Maastricht train services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Maastricht station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heerlen to Maastricht is 25 km. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Heerlen to Maastricht.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Heerlen and Maastricht. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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