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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Margraten by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Liege-Guillemins Thalys

€101 - €200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Maastricht 1304

€25 - €50

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Hasselt Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Hasselt Station perron 10 to Maastricht Station perron D 20a / ...

€70 - €95

Drive  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Margraten 393.1 km

€45 - €75

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Schanz Bf

€80 - €201

Fly to Brussels, train, line 350 bus  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
  3. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht
  4. Take the line 350 bus from Maastricht, Station Perron H to Margraten, Rijksweg

€95 - €303

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 20m

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

€110 - €216

Paris to Margraten by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Margraten is around 4h 7m and covers a distance of around 452 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 47m. Operated by Thalys, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and Arriva NL, the Paris to Margraten service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Margraten, Rijksweg. Typically 16 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 7m
Fastest journey time:
3h 47m
Services per week:
16
Cheapest price:
€101
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:54
Last service departs at:
15:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Margraten train and bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Margraten is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Margraten is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Netherlands.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Margraten is to bus which costs €25 - €50 and takes 7h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Margraten is to drive. Taking this option will cost €45 - €75 and takes 3h 41m.

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The distance between Paris and Margraten is 331 km. The road distance is 393.1 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Margraten without a car is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs €100 - €200.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Paris to Margraten, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paris to Margraten is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs €100 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €25 - €50 and takes 7h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Margraten is 393 km. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Paris to Margraten.

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Eurowings, Air France, Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 254+ hotels available in Margraten. Prices start at €75 per night.

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  • Distance: 331 km
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Margraten, Netherlands?

Thalys operates a train from Paris Nord to Liege-Guillemins 3 times a day. Tickets cost €90 - €190 and the journey takes 2h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Margraten via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord, Brussels-North train station, Maastricht, and Maastricht, Station Perron H in around 7h 13m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €300
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €320
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €230
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €190
Website
Thalys
Standard
€90 - €130
Comfort
€100 - €140
Premium
€140 - €190
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €70
1st Class
€55 - €70
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
55 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
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht
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
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Schanz Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
National Express 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
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
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
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Blablabus
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Hasselt Station perron 10 to Maastricht Station perron D
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Maastricht, Station Perron H to Margraten, Rijksweg
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
arriva.nl

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs €5 - €9.

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