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There are 4 ways to get from Herstal to Maastricht, Forum MECC by bus, train or car

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Line 78 bus

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

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Train, line 15 bus

  1. Take the train from Herstal to Eijsden
  2. Take the line 15 bus from Eijsden, De Bron to Maastricht, Forum MECC

Train

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Herstal to Maastricht, Forum MECC

Herstal to Maastricht, Forum MECC by bus and walk

The journey time between Herstal and Maastricht, Forum MECC is around 47 min and covers a distance of around 28 km. The fastest journey normally takes 44 min. Operated by TEC Liège - Verviers, the Herstal to Maastricht, Forum MECC service departs from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe and arrives in Maastricht, Forum MECC. Typically 38 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
47 min
Fastest journey time:
44 min
Journey distance:
28 km
Services per week:
38
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Herstal to Maastricht, Forum MECC bus and walk 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, Forum MECC is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Maastricht, Forum MECC is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Maastricht, Forum MECC 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, Forum MECC is to drive which costs €3 - €5 and takes 20 min.

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The fastest way to get from Herstal to Maastricht, Forum MECC is to drive which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €5.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe and arriving at MAASTRICHT Bonnefanten Museum. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Herstal to Maastricht, Forum MECC. However, there are services departing from Herstal and arriving at Maastricht Randwyck via Liege-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between Herstal and Maastricht, Forum MECC is 20 km. The road distance is 25.5 km.

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The best way to get from Herstal to Maastricht, Forum MECC without a car is to line 78 bus which takes 1h 2m and costs .

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The line 78 bus from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe to MAASTRICHT Bonnefanten Museum takes 48 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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Herstal to Maastricht, Forum MECC 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, Forum MECC is to line 78 bus which takes 1h 2m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €8 - €13 and takes 1h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Herstal to Maastricht, Forum MECC.
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  • Distance: 20.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 2m

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

TEC Liège - Verviers operates a bus from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe to MAASTRICHT Bonnefanten Museum 5 times a day, and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Herstal to Maastricht, Forum MECC via Liege-Guillemins and Maastricht Randwyck in around 1h 31m.

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 Randwyck
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€7 - €11
Train from Herstal to Eijsden
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€7 - €11
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 Bonnefanten Museum
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
TEC Liège - Verviers
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Eijsden, De Bron to Maastricht, Forum MECC
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
arriva.nl

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Herstal to Maastricht, Forum MECC bus services, operated by TEC Liège - Verviers, arrive at MAASTRICHT Bonnefanten Museum station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Herstal to Maastricht, Forum MECC is 26 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Herstal to Maastricht, Forum MECC.

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