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There are 5 ways to get from Maastricht to Valkenburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Leiden Centraal

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Drive

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Valkenburg

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly

  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)

Train, train to Brussels, fly

  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 Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Maastricht to Valkenburg by train and bus

The journey time between Maastricht and Valkenburg is around 3h 22m and covers a distance of around 232 km. This includes an average layover time of around 37 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 49m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and Arriva NL, the Maastricht to Valkenburg service departs from Maastricht and arrives in Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206. Typically 232 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 44m
Layover time:
37 min
Total time:
3h 22m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 49m
Journey distance:
232 km
Services per week:
232
Cheapest price:
€30
Carbon emissions:
12 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 Valkenburg train and bus schedules

Departing Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Maastricht to Valkenburg is to bus, which costs €19 - €26 and takes 4h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Valkenburg is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maastricht to Valkenburg. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206 via Schiphol, Airport and Leiden, Leiden Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 58m.

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The distance between Maastricht and Valkenburg is 172 km. The road distance is 244.4 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Valkenburg without a car is to train which takes 3h 11m and costs €30 - €70.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Maastricht to Valkenburg, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Valkenburg is to train which takes 3h 11m and costs €30 - €70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €19 - €26 and takes 4h 58m.

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

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Maastricht to Valkenburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Maastricht to Valkenburg.
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  • Distance: 171.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 11m

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Valkenburg, South Holland, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Valkenburg via Utrecht Centraal, Leiden Centraal, and Leiden, Leiden Centraal in around 3h 11m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Maastricht to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport twice daily. Tickets cost €13 - €17 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
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 Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
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
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
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€12 - €18
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 Liege-Guillemins to Louvain
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
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.
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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Valkenburg is 244 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Maastricht to Valkenburg.

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KLM offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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