There are 10 ways to get from Maastricht to Heidelberg by bus, train, car or plane

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Line 350 bus, train via Mannheim Hbf  •  4 h 44 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 Mannheim Hbf Ice

$89 - $150

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport 328 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Heidelberg N07 / ...

$31 - $40

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Train  •  5 h 15 min

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

$98 - $167

Line 350 bus, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 350 bus from Maastricht, Wilhelminasingel to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof 350
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic / ...

$82 - $137

Bus Eurolines DE  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Liege to Mannheim

$57 - $82

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Heidelberg 214.6 miles

$50 - $80

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Roermond
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$118 - $317

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Stuttgart  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Roermond
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Stuttgart (STR) DUS - STR
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$99 - $214

Train to Brussels, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$134 - $348

Train to Brussels, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Stuttgart (STR) BRU - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$115 - $315

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Heidelberg is to bus which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Heidelberg is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maastricht to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Heidelberg via Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Liège-Guillemins, Köln Hbf and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Maastricht and Heidelberg is 267 km. The road distance is 343.4 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Heidelberg without a car is to line 350 bus and train which takes 4 h 44 min and costs 75€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Maastricht to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Heidelberg is to train which takes 5 h 15 min and costs 80€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Maastricht to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 167 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Maastricht to Heidelberg via Liege-Guillemins, Liège-Guillemins, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Mannheim Hbf in around 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maastricht to Heidelberg via Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport in around 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt via Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
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 Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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
$60 - $80
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
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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 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
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
Bus from Maastricht, Wilhelminasingel to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
59 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 Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Liege to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Heidelberg is 343 km. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Maastricht to Heidelberg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Maastricht to Heidelberg bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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