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Train Information to Maastricht from Basel

distanceDistance242 miles (390 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Basel to Maastricht cover the 242 miles (390 km) long route taking on average 7 h 13 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $48 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $48 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Maastricht.

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Train between Basel and Maastricht with Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Basel to Maastricht from $48 (€40). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Basel and Maastricht in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey from Basel to Maastricht on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Basel to Maastricht is 242 miles (390 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Basel and Maastricht start at $48 (€40).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Basel and Maastricht:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips

Trains from Basel to Maastricht
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Basel and Maastricht?

Travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Maastricht, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Maastricht from Basel restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Basel?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Maastricht, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Basel to Maastricht closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Maastricht, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return train to Basel, Switzerland from Maastricht is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Basel from Maastricht restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Maastricht?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Tests performed on days 4 and 7 of quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Maastricht closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Basel to Maastricht cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Basel to Maastricht to cost as little as $48 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Basel and Maastricht?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Basel to Maastricht train price to come in at an average of $48 (€40)  one way.
What is the distance between Basel and Maastricht by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Maastricht from Basel by train to be approximately 242 miles (390 km).
How long is the train ride from Basel to Maastricht?
The Basel to Maastricht train duration is on average 7 h 13 min, which is to be expected when traveling 242 miles (390 km) between Basel and Maastricht. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the train from Basel to Maastricht depart from? Which Maastricht train station do I come into from Basel?

Some of the Basel train stations to Maastricht you can start your journey from include Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Maastricht include Maastricht, Maastricht Randwyck and Maastricht Noord.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Basel SBB   and arriving in Maastricht.

Where is the Basel train station located? Where is the Maastricht train station located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Basel SBB and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Maastricht most often arrive at Maastricht and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train providers go from Basel to Maastricht?
When taking a train from Basel to Maastricht, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Maastricht. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Basel to Maastricht and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services are there between Basel and Maastricht a day?
The average number of trains departing Basel for Maastricht is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Basel to Maastricht? When is the last train from Basel to Maastricht?
The earliest train departing from Basel to Maastricht leaves at 11: 20 AM. The last train departing from Basel to Maastricht leaves at 11: 20 AM. You can find the latest Basel to Maastricht train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy the Basel to Maastricht train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Basel to Maastricht within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $48 (€40) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Basel to Maastricht a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Maastricht
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Basel for your trip to Maastricht.