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

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Bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht, Centre Ceramique to Aachen, Schanz 350 / ...

$1 - $7

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins Stoptrein
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Aachen Central Station Ice

$23 - $44

Rideshare  •  45 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Maastricht to Aachen 24.5 miles

$5

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Aachen 24.7 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Aachen is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Aachen is to drive which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maastricht, Centre Ceramique and arriving at Aachen, Schanz. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Aachen station. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Aachen Central Station via Liège-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Maastricht and Aachen is 29 km. The road distance is 39.6 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Aachen without a car is to bus which takes 52 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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The bus from Maastricht, Centre Ceramique to Aachen, Schanz takes 52 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Maastricht to Aachen bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Maastricht, Centre Ceramique station.

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

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Aachen is to bus which takes 52 min and costs 1€ - 7€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Maastricht to Aachen.
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  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Aachen, Germany?

Arriva NL operates a bus from Maastricht to Aachen every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 52 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Maastricht to Aachen via Liege-Guillemins and Liège-Guillemins in around 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
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2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Maastricht, Centre Ceramique to Aachen, Schanz
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
arriva.nl
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Aachen, Aachen West
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Maastricht to Aachen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Maastricht to Aachen bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Aachen, Schanz station.

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Maastricht to Aachen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Aachen Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Aachen is 40 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Maastricht to Aachen.

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The nearest airport to Aachen is Maastricht (MST) Airport which is 27 km away. Other nearby airports include Dusseldorf (DUS) (73.5 km), Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) (73.9 km), Brussels (BRU) (113.2 km) and Charleroi (CRL) (120.2 km).

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

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