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

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Train  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Dom / Hbf Re9 / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf Ic / ...

38€ - 193€

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Bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Bonn N84 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bonn to Coblenz N93 / ...

20€ - 26€

2 alternative options

Line 350 bus, train  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the line 350 bus from Maastricht, Wilhelminasingel to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof 350
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Koblenz Hbf Re5 / ...

35€ - 88€

Drive  •  2h

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Bad Ems 205.7 km

28€ - 45€

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Bad Ems is to bus which costs 20€ - 26€ and takes 5h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Bad Ems is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Bad Ems. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Bad Ems West via Aachen Hbf, Koeln Hbf and Koblenz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 47m.

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The distance between Maastricht and Bad Ems is 154 km. The road distance is 205.7 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Bad Ems without a car is to train which takes 3h 47m and costs 35€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 3h 47m to get from Maastricht to Bad Ems, including transfers.

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Maastricht to Bad Ems train services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Maastricht station.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Bad Ems is to train which takes 3h 47m and costs 35€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 26€ and takes 5h 10m.

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Maastricht to Bad Ems train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Koblenz Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Bad Ems is 206 km. It takes approximately 2h to drive from Maastricht to Bad Ems.

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  • Distance: 153.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 47m

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Bad Ems, Germany?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Bad Ems via Aachen Hbf, Koeln Hbf, and Koblenz Hbf in around 3h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maastricht to Bad Ems via Bonn, Coblenz, and Koblenz Hbf in around 5h 10m.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
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 Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 23€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Köln Dom / Hbf to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
20€ - 35€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TransRegio
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
mittelrheinbahn.de
Train from Köln Dom / Hbf to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
TransRegio
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Köln to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Maastricht, Wilhelminasingel to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Bonn
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bonn to Coblenz
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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