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

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Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins Stoptrein
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central Ic / ...

$17 - $26

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Bus  •  2 h 5 min

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

$7 - $12

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 46 min

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

$14 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  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 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Brussels is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central via Liege-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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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 1 h 53 min and costs 14€ - 22€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min 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 1 h 53 min and costs 14€ - 22€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 11€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Maastricht to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 58.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from Maastricht to Brussels via Liege-Guillemins in around 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Maastricht to Brussels 5 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Hasselt to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $22
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum to Hasselt Station perron 7
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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