There are 11 ways to get from Maastricht to Hamburg by car, train, bus or plane

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Drive, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$106 - $163

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Bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Düsseldorf 180
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Hamburg N74 / ...

$31 - $55

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Train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$126 - $209

Train via Dortmund Hbf  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Ic / ...

$115 - $197

Train Flixtrain  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station Flx20

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Hamburg 313.5 miles

$75 - $110

Line 350 bus, train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 350 bus from Maastricht, Centre Ceramique to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  3. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM

$85 - $215

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Roermond
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

$51 - $148

Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM

$45 - $149

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly  •  6 h 2 min

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

$81 - $263

Line 350 bus, train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 350 bus from Maastricht, Centre Ceramique to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  4. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM) FRA - HAM

$129 - $366

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Hamburg is to bus which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Hamburg is to drive which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maastricht to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Hamburg via Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Liège-Guillemins and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 13 min.

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The distance between Maastricht and Hamburg is 423 km. The road distance is 501.7 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 7 h 13 min and costs 100€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Maastricht to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Maastricht to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Maastricht station.

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

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Hamburg is to train which takes 7 h 13 min and costs 100€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Maastricht to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 264.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Hamburg, Germany?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Hamburg via Liege-Guillemins, Liège-Guillemins, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Köln Hbf in around 7 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maastricht to Hamburg via Düsseldorf in around 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
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
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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
$60 - $80
Train from Aachen Central Station to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
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
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$33 - $38
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Roermond
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Leuven
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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The quickest flight from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Maastricht to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hamburg station.

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Maastricht to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Hamburg is 502 km. It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to drive from Maastricht to Hamburg.

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Eurowings offers flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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