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

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen West Sneltrein

Cheapest option

Bus  •  52 min

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

$1 - $7

2 alternative options

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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Maastricht and arriving at Aachen West. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 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 train which takes 49 min and costs .

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The train from Maastricht to Aachen West takes 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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 Arriva NL, depart from Maastricht station.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Aachen is to train which takes 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 6€ and takes 52 min.

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  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

Arriva NL operates a train from Maastricht to Aachen hourly, and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, 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 4 times a day.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht to Aachen West
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
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

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 Maastricht to Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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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 Arriva NL, arrive at Aachen West 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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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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