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Maastricht to Zurich Hb by train

It takes an average of 8h 55m to travel from Maastricht to Zurich Hb by train, over a distance of around 272 miles (438 km). There are normally 23 trains per day travelling from Maastricht to Zurich Hb and tickets for this journey start from $46.15 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 41m
PriceFrom $46.15
Distance272 miles (438 km)
Frequency23 trains per day
First train00:01
Last train23:19
Departure stationMaastricht
Arrival stationZurich Hb
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Cheap train tickets from Maastricht to Zurich Hb

The price of train tickets from Maastricht to Zurich Hb starts at $46.15 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Maastricht to Zurich Hb by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Maastricht to Zurich Hb

Want to know more about your journey from Maastricht to Zurich Hb? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Maastricht to Zurich Hb take?

The average journey time by train between Maastricht and Zurich Hb is 8 hours and 55 minutes, with around 23 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Maastricht and Zurich Hb by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Maastricht to Zurich Hb is 7 hours and 41 minutes.

How much does the train from Maastricht to Zurich Hb cost?

Train tickets from Maastricht to Zurich Hb can start from as little as $46.15 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Maastricht to Zurich Hb?

No, there are no direct train services from Maastricht to Zurich Hb. Travelling from Maastricht to Zurich Hb by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Maastricht to Zurich Hb leave?

The first train from Maastricht to Zurich Hb leaves at 00:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Maastricht to Zurich Hb leave?

The last train from Maastricht to Zurich Hb leaves at 23:19. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Maastricht and Zurich Hb by train?

Trains travelling from Maastricht to Zurich Hb cover a distance of around 272 miles (438 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Maastricht to Zurich Hb for a typical week day using timetable data for . On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/16/2021 for travel on 11/16/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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