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

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Intercity
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Maastricht Intercity

$29 - $52

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Eindhoven N93 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Maastricht 833 / ...

$9 - $19

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Hasselt Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Hasselt Station perron 10 to Maastricht Boschstraat/Markt 20a / ...

$31 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Maastricht 125.4 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Maastricht is to bus which costs 8€ - 17€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Maastricht is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Maastricht. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Maastricht via Eindhoven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Maastricht. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Maastricht via Eindhoven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Maastricht is 146 km. The road distance is 200.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Maastricht without a car is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs 25€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Rotterdam to Maastricht, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Maastricht is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs 25€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 17€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Maastricht.
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  • Distance: 91.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Maastricht via Eindhoven in around 2 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Maastricht via Eindhoven in around 4 h 15 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 Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Eindhoven to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $27
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 Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Eindhoven to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena to Eindhoven, JF Kennedylaan/Limbopad
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
regiojet.com
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Hasselt Station perron 10 to Maastricht Boschstraat/Markt
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Maastricht is 201 km. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Rotterdam to Maastricht.

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