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There are 3 ways to get from Herstal to Maastricht by bus, train or car

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Line 78 bus

  1. Take the line 78 bus from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe to MAASTRICHT Parkweg

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Train

  1. Take the train from Herstal to Liege-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht

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Drive

  1. Drive from Herstal to Maastricht

Herstal to Maastricht by bus

The bus journey time between Herstal and Maastricht is around 45 min and covers a distance of around 26 km. The fastest bus normally takes 42 min. Operated by TEC Liège - Verviers, the Herstal to Maastricht bus service departs from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe and arrives in MAASTRICHT Parkweg. Typically 38 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
45 min
Fastest bus time:
42 min
Bus distance:
26 km
Buses per week:
38
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:39
Last bus departs at:
17:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Herstal to Maastricht bus schedules

Belgium → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bahrain, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Canada, Chile, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Eswatini, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Georgia, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, India, Israel, Lesotho, Malaysia, Martinique, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Czech Republic, Malta and Poland
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Belgium

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

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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

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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, returning to Belgium from Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Herstal to Maastricht is to drive which costs €3 - €6 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Herstal to Maastricht is to drive which costs €3 - €6 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe and arriving at MAASTRICHT Parkweg. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Herstal to Maastricht. However, there are services departing from Herstal and arriving at Maastricht via Liege-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Herstal and Maastricht is 21 km. The road distance is 27 km.

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The best way to get from Herstal to Maastricht without a car is to line 78 bus which takes 46 min and costs .

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The line 78 bus from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe to MAASTRICHT Parkweg takes 46 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Herstal to Maastricht bus services, operated by TEC Liège - Verviers, depart from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe station.

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Herstal to Maastricht train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Herstal station.

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The best way to get from Herstal to Maastricht is to line 78 bus which takes 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €8 - €13 and takes 1h 28m.

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  • Distance: 21 km
  • Duration: 46 min

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

TEC Liège - Verviers operates a bus from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe to MAASTRICHT Parkweg 5 times a day, and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Herstal to Maastricht via Liege-Guillemins in around 1h 28m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Herstal to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€3 - €5
1st Class
€5 - €8
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
TEC Liège - Verviers
Phone
+32 43 61 94 44
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe to MAASTRICHT Parkweg
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
TEC Liège - Verviers

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Herstal to Maastricht bus services, operated by TEC Liège - Verviers, arrive at MAASTRICHT Parkweg station.

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Herstal to Maastricht train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Maastricht station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Herstal to Maastricht is 27 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Herstal to Maastricht.

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