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There are 4 ways to get from Maastricht to Dortmund Airport (DTM) by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Herzogenrath
  2. Take the train from Herzogenrath, Bf to Hagen Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Dortmund Hbf

2 alternative options

Line 350 bus, train

  1. Take the line 350 bus from Maastricht, Wilhelminasingel to Aachen, Elisenbrunnen
  2. Take the train from Aachen-Rothe Erde to Dortmund Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Dortmund Airport (DTM)

Maastricht to Dortmund Airport (DTM) by train and bus

194 Weekly Services
3h 19m Average Duration
€35 Cheapest Price
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Netherlands → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dortmund Airport (DTM) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Germany.

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Maastricht to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to bus, which costs €11 - €14 and takes 3h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to drive which costs €26 - €40 and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maastricht to Dortmund Airport (DTM). However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Dortmund Airport via Dortmund Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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The distance between Maastricht and Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 153 km. The road distance is 196.7 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Dortmund Airport (DTM) without a car is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs €35 - €55.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Maastricht to Dortmund Airport (DTM), including transfers.

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Maastricht to Dortmund Airport (DTM) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Maastricht station.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs €35 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €11 - €14 and takes 3h 55m.

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Maastricht to Dortmund Airport (DTM) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 197 km. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Maastricht to Dortmund Airport (DTM).

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  • Distance: 153.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Dortmund Airport (DTM), Germany?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Dortmund Airport (DTM) via Herzogenrath, Bf, Hagen Hbf, Holzwickede, and Holzwickede, Bahnhof in around 3h 19m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Maastricht to Dortmund Hbf 4 times a day. Tickets cost €11 - €14 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht to Herzogenrath
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €8
Website
arriva.nl
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Maastricht to Herzogenrath
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Herzogenrath, Bf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen-Rothe Erde to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen-Rothe Erde to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Maastricht, Wilhelminasingel to Aachen, Elisenbrunnen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
arriva.nl

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