There are 13 ways to get from Maastricht to Zürich by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf Tha / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$162 - $291

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the night bus from Maastricht to Zurich N831

$35 - $60

11 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Zürich HB Ec

$156 - $262

Bus Eurolines CH  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Liege to Zurich

$47 - $78

Bus Eurolines FR  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Liege to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Zurich

$90 - $166

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Zürich 410.5 miles

$100 - $150

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Liège-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Leuven
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH

$111 - $336

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Roermond
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Zurich (ZRH) DUS - ZRH

$65 - $186

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH

$94 - $307

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Zurich (ZRH) CGN - ZRH

$94 - $280

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH

$153 - $366

Train to Brussels, fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$103 - $351

Train, train to Antwerp, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Liège-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Bruxelles-Nord
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Mortsel-Oude-God
  4. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Zurich (ZRH) ANR - ZRH

$86 - $447

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Zürich via Liege-Guillemins, Liège-Guillemins, Köln Hbf, Mannheim Hbf, and Basel SBB in around 8 h 15 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Maastricht to Zürich 3 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $80
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Leuven
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Mortsel-Oude-God
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$4 - $7
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Maastricht to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Maastricht to Roermond
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Liege to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Liege to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Maastricht to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Maastricht and Zürich is 440 km. The road distance is 657 km.

The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Zürich is to night bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Zürich is to train and fly which takes 5 h 32 min and costs 95€ - 290€.

No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Zürich HB via Liège-Guillemins, Köln Hbf, Mannheim Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Maastricht and arriving at Zurich. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Maastricht to Zürich, including transfers.