The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 54 m
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It's difficult to get from Cologne to Maastricht without transferring at least 3 times.
|Distance||55 miles (88 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 49 min|
|Average train ticket price||$27 (€24)|
|Train frequency||7 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Maastricht cover the 55 miles (88 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 49 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $27 (€24), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Maastricht.
You can travel by train between Cologne and Maastricht with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $21 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Maastricht train.
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Maastricht, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 5/16/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Cologne to Maastricht before traveling.
Return travel from Netherlands to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 5/20/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Maastricht.
When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When you arrive in Maastricht, your train can arrive in train stations including Maastricht, Maastricht Randwyck and Maastricht, Railway (Meerssenerweg road).
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf to Maastricht.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Cologne.
The most popular arrival train station, Maastricht, is located 2.7 miles (4.3 km) away from the city center of Maastricht.
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