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

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Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Maastricht Intercity

$33 - $60

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Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Maastricht 833 / ...

$24 - $40

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Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Maastricht 139.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Maastricht is to bus which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Maastricht is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Maastricht. However, there are services departing from Leiden Lammenschans and arriving at Maastricht via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Leiden and Maastricht is 168 km. The road distance is 223.6 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Maastricht without a car is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs 28€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Leiden to Maastricht, including transfers.

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Leiden to Maastricht train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Leiden Lammenschans station.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Maastricht is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs 28€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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Leiden to Maastricht train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Maastricht station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to Maastricht is 224 km. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Leiden to Maastricht.

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  • Distance: 104.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Leiden to Maastricht via Utrecht Centraal in around 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leiden to Maastricht 4 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
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 Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Utrecht Centraal to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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