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Travel Information between Cologne and Maastricht

distanceDistance55 miles (88 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 55 miles (88 km) by bus or train between Cologne and Maastricht. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Cologne to Maastricht.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Maastricht, Netherlands from Cologne, Germany currently allowed?

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

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/13/22; 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.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Cologne, Germany from Maastricht, Netherlands?

Return travel to Cologne, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Netherlands?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Cologne, Germany was last verified on 1/16/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Cologne from Maastricht.

How do I get from Cologne to Maastricht?

There are 2 travel options from Cologne to Maastricht: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Cologne to Maastricht?

The cheapest way to travel to Maastricht from Cologne is by taking a bus with an average price of $13 (€11).

This is compared to other travel options to Maastricht:

Taking a bus is usually $10 (€8) less than taking a train to Maastricht, which costs on average $23 (€19) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Cologne to Maastricht?

The quickest way to travel between Cologne and Maastricht is by bus, which takes on average 1 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Maastricht by train can take on average 1 h 57 min.

What is the distance between Cologne and Maastricht?

Maastricht is approximately 55 miles (88 km) away from Cologne.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cologne to Maastricht?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Maastricht is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Cologne to Maastricht?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport to Maastricht, Meerssenerweg (International Bus Station).
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Cologne to Maastricht depart from Köln Hbf to Maastricht.

Which travel companies can take me from Cologne to Maastricht?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to Maastricht:

  • You can travel by bus to Maastricht from Cologne with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Cologne to Maastricht tickets for $13 (€11) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Cologne and Maastricht with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Maastricht tickets for $23 (€19) on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly from Cologne to Maastricht?

Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Maastricht with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with with 12 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Maastricht as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Maastricht from Cologne.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Maastricht from Cologne ends?

Omio customers who travel from Cologne to Maastricht often also extend their vacation to go to Amsterdam, Brussels or Aachen. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Maastricht and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I book my Cologne to Maastricht one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Cologne to Maastricht, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $13 (€11) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $23 (€19) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Maastricht tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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