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There are 8 ways to get from Maastricht to Copenhagen by train, plane or car

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Herzogenrath, Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Copenhagen (CPH) DUS - CPH

600 kr - 2319 kr

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Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Copenhagen (CPH) EIN - CPH

411 kr - 1412 kr

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Copenhagen (CPH) BRU - CPH

524 kr - 1686 kr

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Copenhagen (CPH) AMS - CPH

543 kr - 1828 kr

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Copenhagen (CPH) FRA - CPH

858 kr - 2732 kr

Train  •  11h 35m

  1. Take the train from Herzogenrath, Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic

967 kr - 1975 kr

Train via Høje Taastrup St.  •  15h 56m

  1. Take the train from Aachen, Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg central bus station
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Høje Taastrup

440 kr - 1150 kr

Drive  •  8h 31m

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Copenhagen 964.2 km

850 kr - 1300 kr

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Copenhagen is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 190€ and takes 5h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Copenhagen is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 190€ and takes 5h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at København H via Herzogenrath, Bf, Duesseldorf Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 35m.

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The distance between Maastricht and Copenhagen is 705 km. The road distance is 964.2 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 11h 35m and costs 130€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Maastricht to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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Maastricht to Copenhagen train services, operated by National Express, depart from Herzogenrath, Bf station.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Maastricht to Copenhagen train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at København H station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Copenhagen is 964 km. It takes approximately 8h 31m to drive from Maastricht to Copenhagen.

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  • Distance: 704.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 7m

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Copenhagen, Denmark?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Copenhagen via Herzogenrath, Bf, Düsseldorf Hbf, Duesseldorf Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 11h 35m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
440 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kr - 4400 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
750 kr - 3300 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1200 kr - 2900 kr
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kr - 4400 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kr - 2200 kr
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 kr - 2800 kr
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
290 kr - 1000 kr
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
410 kr - 1300 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 3500 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
380 kr - 1800 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
320 kr - 1500 kr
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
252 kr
Train operators
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Herzogenrath, Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
120 kr - 160 kr
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
140 kr - 190 kr
Website
National Express Rail
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
60 kr - 90 kr
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
60 kr - 90 kr
1st Class
90 kr - 140 kr
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 Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
140 kr - 330 kr
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
140 kr - 200 kr
1st Class
230 kr - 330 kr
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
65 kr - 140 kr
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
65 kr - 85 kr
1st Class
100 kr - 140 kr
Train from Maastricht to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100 kr - 230 kr
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
100 kr - 140 kr
1st Class
160 kr - 230 kr
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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60 kr - 90 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70 kr - 85 kr
Website
arriva.nl
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
340 kr - 480 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
500 kr - 750 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
800 kr - 1500 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150 kr - 190 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Aachen Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50 kr - 65 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
160 kr - 200 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
330 kr - 450 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Høje Taastrup
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kr - 170 kr
Website
Snälltåget

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