There are 5 ways to get from Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main by bus, train or car

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Line 350 bus, train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 350 bus from Maastricht, Centre Ceramique to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof 350
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice

$78 - $128

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Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 328 / ...

$18 - $30

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...

$87 - $145

Bus Eurolines DE  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt Hbf

$45 - $72

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main 183.6 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 15€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maastricht and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Liège-Guillemins, Köln Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Maastricht and Frankfurt am Main is 227 km. The road distance is 293.8 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to line 350 bus and train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Maastricht station.

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Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Liège-Guillemins station.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs 70€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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  • Distance: 141.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main via Liege-Guillemins, Liège-Guillemins, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main 3 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $80
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Maastricht, Centre Ceramique to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arriva.nl
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
eurolines.de

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Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main is 294 km. It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to drive from Maastricht to Frankfurt am Main.

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