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

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Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Hertogenbosch Intercity
  2. Take the train from Hertogenbosch to Nijmegen Intercity / ...

$26 - $46

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Eindhoven 833 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Nijmegen 822

$9 - $16

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Train Arriva NL  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Roermond Intercity / ...
  2. Take the train from Roermond to Nijmegen Stoptrein S1

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Nijmegen 86.1 miles

$20 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Maastricht to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Nijmegen via Eindhoven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Nijmegen via Hertogenbosch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Maastricht and Nijmegen is 111 km. The road distance is 137.7 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Nijmegen without a car is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Maastricht to Nijmegen, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Nijmegen is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 30 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Maastricht to Nijmegen.
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  • Distance: 69.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Maastricht to Nijmegen via Hertogenbosch in around 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maastricht to Nijmegen via Eindhoven in around 3 h 30 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 Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Hertogenbosch to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Maastricht to Roermond
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht to Roermond
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Roermond to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
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 Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Eindhoven to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Nijmegen is 138 km. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Maastricht to Nijmegen.

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