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There are 11 ways to get from Zürich to Maastricht by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf Re1 / ...
  5. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Maastricht

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Bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Liege

$50 - $78

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Train  •  8 h 46 min

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

Train, bus  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Baden to Basel SBB 36 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Maastricht N831

$65 - $119

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Maastricht 411.7 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Zurich to Luxembourg, bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Luxembourg (LUX) ZRH - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Maastricht

$88 - $300

Fly Zurich to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) ZRH - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Maastricht

Fly Zurich to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 24 min

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

$74 - $202

Fly Zurich to Brussels, train  •  6 h 5 min

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

$110 - $332

Train, train to Friedrichshafen, fly to Dusseldorf  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Singen
  2. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
  3. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FDH - DUS
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Maastricht station

$167 - $565

Train to Basel, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 11 min

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

$105 - $347

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Maastricht is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 10 h 25 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Maastricht. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Maastricht via Liège. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Maastricht. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Maastricht via Basel SBB, Mannheim Hbf, Köln, Dom / Hbf and Aachen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 36 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Maastricht is 440 km. The road distance is 658.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Maastricht without a car is to train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to get from Zürich to Maastricht, including transfers.

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Zürich to Maastricht bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Zurich station.

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Zürich to Maastricht train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Maastricht is to train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 10 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Maastricht.
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  • Distance: 274.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Maastricht via Basel SBB, Mannheim Hbf, Köln, Dom / Hbf, and Aachen Hbf in around 8 h 36 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Zürich to Maastricht 3 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Baden to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Singen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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 Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Aachen Hbf to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $20
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
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
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 Basel, Basel central station to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Zürich to Maastricht bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Liege station.

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Zürich to Maastricht train services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Maastricht station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Maastricht is 659 km. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from Zürich to Maastricht.

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FlexFlight ApS, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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There are 1113+ hotels available in Maastricht. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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