How to travel from Ghent to Maastricht

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Travel Information between Ghent and Maastricht

distanceDistance86 miles (139 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $27
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€14) • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€25) • 2 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or NS International

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 86 miles (139 km) to Maastricht from Ghent. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or NS International among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Ghent to Maastricht.

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Travel between Ghent, Belgium and Maastricht, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Belgium enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Maastricht from Ghent?

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Maastricht, Netherlands?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 7/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Ghent and Maastricht.

The current restriction level for returning to Ghent, Belgium from Netherlands is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Ghent, Belgium from Maastricht, Netherlands?

Reentering Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Ghent from Maastricht?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Ghent, Belgium regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Belgium must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 7/28/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Ghent from Maastricht here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Maastricht from Ghent. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Maastricht from Ghent is by taking a bus, which costs on average $15 (€14).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Maastricht:

Taking a bus is about $12 (€11) less than taking a train, which costs on average $27 (€25) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel between Ghent and Maastricht is by train, which takes on average 2 h 17 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Maastricht by bus can take on average 3 h 45 min.

The Ghent to Maastricht distance is around 86 miles (139 km).

The average frequency per day from Ghent to Maastricht is:

  • 3 buses per day.
  • 17 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Ghent to Maastricht, Meersseneweg Bus Station.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Maastricht.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Maastricht by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Ghent to Maastricht for $15 (€14).
  • Travel with NS International to go to Maastricht by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find NS International Ghent to Maastricht tickets on Omio for $27 (€25).
Your trip from Ghent to Maastricht doesn't have to end in Maastricht. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or Aachen. If you’d like to add Amsterdam, Brussels or Aachen to your Ghent to Maastricht tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Maastricht today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $15 (€14) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $27 (€25) one way on average.

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

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