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

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Train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Steenwijk Intercity

$43 - $78

Cheapest option

Train, line 70 bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht Randwyck to Roermond
  2. Take the train from Roermond to Nijmegen
  3. Take the train from Nijmegen to Zwolle
  4. Take the line 70 bus from Zwolle, Busstation to Giethoorn, Kerkweg 70

$17 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 833 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leeuwarden 804
  3. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Steenwijk

$31 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Giethoorn 172.6 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Giethoorn is to train and line 70 bus which costs 14€ - 26€ and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Giethoorn is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Maastricht and Giethoorn is 212 km. The road distance is 276.1 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Giethoorn without a car is to train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs 35€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Maastricht to Giethoorn, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Giethoorn is 276 km. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Maastricht to Giethoorn.

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There are 335+ hotels available in Giethoorn. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 132.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Giethoorn, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Giethoorn via Utrecht Centraal, Steenwijk, and Steenwijk, Station in around 4 h 49 min.

Train operators
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
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Nijmegen to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Leeuwarden to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht Randwyck to Roermond
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Roermond to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
OV Regio IJsselmond
Phone
900 - 266 63 99
Website
ovregioijsselmond.nl
Bus from Zwolle, Busstation to Giethoorn, Kerkweg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ovregioijsselmond.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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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