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

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Train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$28 - $50

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

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

$12 - $21

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Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Amsterdam 134.1 miles

$30 - $50

Bus, fly  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam (AMS) DUS - AMS

$83 - $280

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maastricht and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Maastricht and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Maastricht and Amsterdam is 178 km. The road distance is 214.5 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs .

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The train from Maastricht to Amsterdam Centraal takes 2 h 24 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Maastricht to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Maastricht station.

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

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Amsterdam is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Maastricht to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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  • Distance: 111.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Maastricht to Amsterdam hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Maastricht to Amsterdam 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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 Maastricht to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
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 Maastricht to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Maastricht to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Amsterdam is 215 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Maastricht to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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Book your Maastricht to Amsterdam train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Maastricht to Amsterdam bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 2563+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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