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About the train journey from Aachen to Maastricht

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The train from Aachen to Maastricht usually takes 1 hour 47 minutes on average to travel 17 miles (28 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour 41 minutes. You can expect to find 35 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Maastricht, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. DB are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Maastricht in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Aachen to Maastricht in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €12.50.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Maastricht, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Aachen to Maastricht by train

It takes an average of 1h 47m to travel from Aachen to Maastricht by train, over a distance of around 17 miles (28 km). There are normally 35 trains per day travelling from Aachen to Maastricht and tickets for this journey start from €12.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 41m
PriceFrom €12.50
Distance17 miles (28 km)
Frequency35 trains per day
First train04:59
Last train23:59
Departure stationAachen
Arrival stationMaastricht
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, Deutsche Bahn

Aachen to Maastricht train times

Check out the next trains departing from Aachen to Maastricht for Tuesday 17th May 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:59 12:40 1h 41m, 1 change
11:21 13:13 1h 52m, 1 change
11:59 13:40 1h 41m, 1 change
12:23 14:13 1h 50m, 1 change
12:59 14:40 1h 41m, 1 change
13:21 15:13 1h 52m, 1 change
13:59 15:40 1h 41m, 1 change
14:04 16:13 2h 9m, 2 changes
14:59 16:40 1h 41m, 1 change
15:21 17:13 1h 52m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn trains from Aachen to Maastricht

You can travel from Aachen to Maastricht on Deutsche Bahn trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

Cheap train tickets from Aachen to Maastricht

The price of train tickets from Aachen to Maastricht starts at €12.50 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 Aachen to Maastricht 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Aachen to Maastricht? 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 Aachen to Maastricht take?

The average journey time by train between Aachen and Maastricht is 1 hour and 47 minutes, with around 35 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 Aachen and Maastricht by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Aachen to Maastricht is 1 hour and 41 minutes.

How much does the train from Aachen to Maastricht cost?

Train ticket prices from Aachen to Maastricht can start from as little as €12.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Aachen to Maastricht?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Aachen to Maastricht without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Aachen to Maastricht each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Aachen to Maastricht leave?

The first train from Aachen to Maastricht leaves at 04:59. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Aachen to Maastricht leave?

The last train from Aachen to Maastricht leaves at 23:59. 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 Aachen and Maastricht by train?

Trains travelling from Aachen to Maastricht cover a distance of around 17 miles (28 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Maastricht to Aachen. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Aachen to Maastricht.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Aachen to Maastricht for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/17/2022. 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 12/11/2021 for travel on 12/11/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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