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

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Train  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins Stoptrein
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...

$17 - $49

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Bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...

$7 - $13

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum to Hasselt Station perron 7 45 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. Ic / ...

$13 - $19

Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Brussels 69.3 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Brussels is to bus which costs 6€ - 11€ and takes 2h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Brussels is to drive which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maastricht and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord via Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 38m.

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The distance between Maastricht and Brussels is 94 km. The road distance is 110.9 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 1h 38m and costs 14€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 1h 38m to get from Maastricht to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Brussels is to train which takes 1h 38m and costs 14€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 11€ and takes 2h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Maastricht to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 58.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 38m

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Brussels via Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins in around 1h 38m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Maastricht to Brussels every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 2h 5m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Hasselt to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$16 - $24
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum to Hasselt Station perron 7
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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Maastricht to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Maastricht to Brussels train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Brussels is 111 km. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Maastricht to Brussels.

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