There are 4 ways to get from Leuven to Maastricht by bus, train or car

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Leuven to Maastricht N84

$5 - $9

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Hasselt Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Bilzen Station perron 2 to Maastricht Koningin Emmaplein 20a

$14 - $19

Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Hasselt Intercity
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Maastricht Stoptrein

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Maastricht 53.6 miles

$13 - $19

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Leuven to Maastricht once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leuven to Maastricht via Hasselt in around 3 h 22 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Leuven to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
Nmbs
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
nmbs.be
Train from Hasselt to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
nmbs.be
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leuven to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Bilzen Station perron 2 to Maastricht Koningin Emmaplein
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leuven and Maastricht is 69 km. The road distance is 86 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Maastricht is to bus which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Leuven to Maastricht is to drive which takes 58 min and costs 11€ - 16€.

No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Maastricht. However, there are services departing from Leuven and arriving at Maastricht via Hasselt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leuven and arriving at Maastricht. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

The bus from Leuven to Maastricht takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.