How to travel from Cologne to Maastricht

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from Cologne to Maastricht

You can get from Cologne to Maastricht by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Cologne to Maastricht on Dec 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:50PMCologne Hbf1h50 07:40PMMaastricht
2 transfers
281One-way
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03:59AMCologne Hbf3h20 07:19AMMaastricht
4 transfers
241One-way
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07:30AMCologne Hbf2h10 09:40AMMaastricht
2 transfers
281One-way
07:30PMCologne Hbf2h10 09:40PMMaastricht
2 transfers
281One-way
08:15AMCologne Hbf2h25 10:40AMMaastricht
1 transfer
291One-way

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Travel Information from Cologne to Maastricht

distanceDistance55 miles (88 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $32
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€18) • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $20 (€18) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 55 miles (88 km) to Maastricht from Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Maastricht.

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FAQs

International travel from Cologne, Germany to Maastricht, Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Germany?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Maastricht if traveling from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Maastricht, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Cologne to Maastricht.

The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Cologne from Maastricht restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Cologne from Maastricht?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Cologne, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Maastricht closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel to Maastricht from Cologne including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Maastricht from Cologne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $20 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Maastricht:

Taking a bus is usually $12 (€11) less than taking a train to Maastricht, which costs on average $32 (€29) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Maastricht from Cologne is by bus with an average travel time of 1 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Maastricht can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 53 min   on average.

The distance from Cologne to Maastricht is approximately 55 miles (88 km).

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Maastricht is:

  • 7 buses per day.
  • Around 15 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Maastricht from Cologne as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Maastricht:

  • Buses from Cologne to Maastricht most often leave from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Maastricht, Meersseneweg Bus Station.
  • Trains from Cologne to Maastricht most often leave from Köln Hbf and arrive in Maastricht.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Maastricht, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Maastricht by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Cologne to Maastricht for $20 (€18) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Maastricht. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Maastricht tickets on Omio for $32 (€29).
Looking to extend your trip from Cologne to Maastricht? Many Omio customers who go from Cologne to Maastricht usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or Aachen. If you're looking to explore Amsterdam, Brussels or Aachen from Maastricht, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Cologne to Maastricht, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $20 (€18) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $32 (€29) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Maastricht online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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