There are 11 ways to get from Switzerland to Maastricht by train, 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  •  9 h 26 min

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

$163 - $274

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Maastricht N831

$41 - $75

9 alternative options

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liège-Guillemins Ice

$169 - $289

Bus Eurolines CH  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Liege

$53 - $87

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Maastricht 411.7 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Basel to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BSL - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Maastricht station

$76 - $251

Fly Basel to Brussels, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain to Liege-Guillemins
  3. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht

$72 - $289

Fly Zurich to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) ZRH - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Maastricht station

$74 - $197

Fly Geneva to Brussels, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain to Liege-Guillemins
  3. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht

$73 - $220

Fly Zurich to Brussels, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain to Liege-Guillemins

$110 - $335

Fly Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  6 h 59 min

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

$98 - $278

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Maastricht is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 75 and takes 10 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Maastricht is to drive which costs SFr 100 - SFr 150 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The distance between Switzerland and Maastricht is 487 km. The road distance is 658.7 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 26 min to get from Switzerland to Maastricht, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Maastricht. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Maastricht via Zürich HB, Mannheim Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof and Liege-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between Switzerland and Maastricht, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Zürich to Maastricht via Zürich HB, Köln Hbf, Köln, Dom / Hbf, Aachen Hbf, Aachen Schanz, and Aachen, Schanz in around 9 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Maastricht via Zürich HB, Zurich, Basel City Center, and Basel, Basel central station in around 10 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Maastricht station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $75
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Louvain to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Zurich to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Liege
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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