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About the train journey from Aachen to Maastricht

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The train from Aachen to Maastricht usually takes 58 minutes on average to travel 17 miles (28 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 47 minutes. You can expect to find 33 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!

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

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 47m


17 miles (28 km)


33 trains per day


Direct trains available

Train and bus operators

Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn

Aachen to Maastricht train times

Check out the next trains departing from Aachen to Maastricht for Tuesday 30th April 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:18 11:05 47m, direct
10:47 11:35 48m, direct
11:17 12:05 48m, direct
11:47 12:35 48m, direct
12:17 13:05 48m, direct
12:47 13:35 48m, direct
13:47 14:35 48m, direct
14:17 15:05 48m, direct
14:47 15:35 48m, direct
15:17 16:05 48m, direct

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

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.

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 58 minutes, with around 33 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 47 minutes.

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 are 30 direct trains 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 00:17. 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 23:17. 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.

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