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

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Train  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...

103€ - 187€

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Bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Munich central bus station 128

30€ - 40€

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Train, night train  •  12h 38m

  1. Take the train from Aachen, Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Re 1
  2. Take the night train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Muenchen Hbf En

Drive  •  5h 43m

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Munich 676.9 km

80€ - 130€

Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
  3. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Munich (MUC) CGN - MUC

58€ - 479€

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5h 16m

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

71€ - 224€

Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Munich (MUC) BRU - MUC

103€ - 260€

Train to Dortmund, fly  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from Herzogenrath, Bf to Hagen Hbf
  2. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Munich (MUC) DTM - MUC

101€ - 352€

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC

134€ - 397€

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  6h 47m

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

93€ - 342€

Maastricht to Munich by train

The train journey time between Maastricht and Munich is around 8h 34m and covers a distance of around 702 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 53m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Arriva NL, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Maastricht to Munich train service departs from Maastricht and arrives in Muenchen Hbf. Typically 21 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Munich is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Munich is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Munich is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 10h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Munich is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 480€ and takes 5h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maastricht and arriving at Munich central bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Munich. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Muenchen Hbf via Aachen Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 27m.

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The distance between Maastricht and Munich is 521 km. The road distance is 676.9 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Munich without a car is to train which takes 7h 27m and costs 100€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 7h 27m to get from Maastricht to Munich, including transfers.

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

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Maastricht to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Maastricht station.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Munich is to train which takes 7h 27m and costs 100€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 10h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Maastricht to Munich.
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  • Distance: 520.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 27m

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

You can take a train from Maastricht to Munich via Aachen Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 7h 27m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Maastricht to Munich central bus station once daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 10h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 460€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 240€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Flights from Brussels to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Flights from Brussels to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Flights from Dortmund to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 500€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from Dortmund to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 290€
Train operators
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 Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht to Herzogenrath
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 8€
Website
arriva.nl
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Railjet
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
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
Night train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 120€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
50€ - 70€
1st Class
85€ - 120€
Train from Maastricht to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Aachen central train station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Flixtrain
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
Train from Herzogenrath, Bf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
National Express Rail
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
7€ - 12€
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
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 Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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