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

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht Koningin Emmaplein to Bilzen Station perron 2 20a
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Mol L / ...

€13 - €20

Cheapest option

Line 45 bus, line 33 bus, line 84 bus  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the line 45 bus from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum to Genk Station perron 12 45
  2. Take the line 33 bus from Genk Station perron 9 to Overpelt Ziekenhuis 33 / ...
  3. Take the line 84 bus from Overpelt Ziekenhuis to Mol Station perron 1 84

€5 - €12

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Hasselt Stoptrein
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Mol L / ...

€16 - €25

Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Retie 81.1 km

€10 - €15

Maastricht to Retie by bus and train

The journey time between Maastricht and Retie is around 3h 9m and covers a distance of around 82 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 13m. Operated by De Lijn and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Maastricht to Retie service departs from Maastricht Koningin Emmaplein and arrives in Retie Markt. Typically 95 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 9m
Fastest journey time:
2h 13m
Journey distance:
82 km
Services per week:
95
Cheapest price:
€13
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:10
Last service departs at:
22:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Maastricht to Retie bus and train schedules

Netherlands → Belgium
Partially open

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International entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Andorra, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Lesotho, Macau, Malawi, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Netherlands.

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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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Retie is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Retie is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, returning to Netherlands from Belgium is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Maastricht to Retie is to line 45 bus and line 33 bus and line 84 bus, which costs €4 - €12 and takes 4h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Retie is to drive which costs €10 - €15 and takes 1h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maastricht to Retie. However, there are services departing from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum and arriving at Retie Markt via Genk Station perron 9, Overpelt Ziekenhuis and Mol Station perron 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 23m.

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The distance between Maastricht and Retie is 63 km. The road distance is 81.1 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Retie without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 4m and costs €12 - €21.

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It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from Maastricht to Retie, including transfers.

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Maastricht to Retie bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum station.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Retie is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs €16 - €26. Alternatively, you can line 45 bus and line 33 bus and line 84 bus, which costs €4 - €12 and takes 4h 23m.

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Maastricht to Retie bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Mol Station perron 1.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Retie is 81 km. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Maastricht to Retie.

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Map of how to get from Maastricht to Retie.
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  • Distance: 62.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 4m

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Retie, Belgium?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Retie via Hasselt, Mol, and Mol Station perron 4 in around 3h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maastricht to Retie via Genk Station perron 9, Overpelt Ziekenhuis, and Mol Station perron 4 in around 4h 23m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Hasselt to Mol
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
Train from Maastricht to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€14 - €21
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Koningin Emmaplein to Bilzen Station perron 2
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum to Genk Station perron 12
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Genk Station perron 9 to Overpelt Ziekenhuis
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Overpelt Ziekenhuis to Mol Station perron 1
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3

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