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

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Train  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Amsterdam Amstel Intercity

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Bus  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena 831 / ...

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Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Leidseplein 212.9 km

Train, fly  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Herzogenrath
  2. Take the train from Herzogenrath, Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS

Maastricht to Leidseplein by train, tram and walk

The journey time between Maastricht and Leidseplein is around 2h 50m and covers a distance of around 216 km. This includes an average layover time of around 15 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 32m. Services are operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and GVB. Typically 241 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 34m
Layover time:
15 min
Total time:
2h 50m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 32m
Journey distance:
216 km
Services per week:
241
Cheapest price:
€23
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:31
Last service departs at:
22:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Maastricht to Leidseplein train, tram and walk schedules

Maastricht → Leidseplein
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Leidseplein is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Leidseplein is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Leidseplein is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Leidseplein is to bus which costs €15 - €21 and takes 3h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Leidseplein is to drive which costs €27 - €40 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maastricht to Leidseplein. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Amsterdam, Leidseplein via Amsterdam, Station Bijlmer ArenA and Amstelveen, Busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Leidseplein. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Amsterdam, Leidseplein via Amsterdam, Amstelstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 42m.

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It is 177 km from Maastricht to Leidseplein. It is approximately 212.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Leidseplein without a car is to train which takes 2h 42m and costs €22 - €55.

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It takes approximately 2h 42m to get from Maastricht to Leidseplein, including transfers.

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

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Maastricht to Leidseplein train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Maastricht station.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Leidseplein is to train which takes 2h 42m and costs €22 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €21 and takes 3h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Maastricht to Leidseplein.
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  • Distance: 177.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 42m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Maastricht to Amsterdam Amstel hourly. Tickets cost €21 - €50 and the journey takes 2h 16m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Maastricht to Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena once daily. Tickets cost €12 - €15 and the journey takes 2h 40m. FlixBus-de also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
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 Amsterdam Amstel
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €30
1st Class
€35 - €50
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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Maastricht to Herzogenrath
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Herzogenrath, Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
National Express 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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Maastricht to Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Maastricht to Leidseplein bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena station.

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Maastricht to Leidseplein train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Amstel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Leidseplein is 213 km. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Maastricht to Leidseplein.

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