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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

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen West

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Maastricht to Aachen

2 alternative options

Bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Aachen
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International entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: China

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Germany is currently allowed from Netherlands.

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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Aachen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Aachen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Aachen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to Netherlands from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 25 Sep 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The cost-effective 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 €8 - €13 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 hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 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 48 min.

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The distance between Maastricht and Aachen is 29 km. The road distance is 39.3 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Aachen without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs €8 - €12.

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The train from Maastricht to Aachen West takes 48 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 48 min and costs €8 - €12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €5 - €7 and takes 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Maastricht to Aachen.
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  • Distance: 28.8 km
  • Duration: 48 min

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

Arriva NL operates a train from Maastricht to Aachen West hourly. Tickets cost €9 - €11 and the journey takes 48 min. Deutsche Bahn Regional also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Arriva NL operates a bus from Maastricht, Centre Ceramique to Aachen, Schanz every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €5 - €7 and the journey takes 51 min. FlixBus also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht to Aachen West
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
arriva.nl
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Maastricht to Aachen, West Bf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Maastricht, Centre Ceramique to Aachen, Schanz
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
arriva.nl
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Aachen, Bendplatz
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
Blablacar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Maastricht to Aachen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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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 39 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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