The average train time from Brussels to Maastricht is 2h 2m, although it takes 1h 33m on the fastest SNCB and NS services. As there are no direct trains from Brussels to Maastricht, you'll need to make a minimum of 1 change during the journey, usually in Liège.
There are around 18 trains per day running from Brussels to Maastricht, the first train leaves Brussels at 00:31 and the last train leaves at 22:11.
Once you arrive in Maastricht, it’s just a 10-minute walk to the banks of the picturesque Maas River. Want to learn more about travelling from Brussels to Maastricht? Start your search for tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page or keep reading for train times, FAQs about the journey and tips on how to find cheap train tickets from Brussels to Maastricht.
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 Brussels to Maastricht by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Brussels and Maastricht is 2 hours and 5 minutes, with around 17 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Brussels to Maastricht is 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Brussels to Maastricht can start from as little as €21 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Brussels to Maastricht. Travelling from Brussels to Maastricht by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Brussels to Maastricht leaves at 00:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Brussels to Maastricht leaves at 20:55. 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.
Trains travelling from Brussels to Maastricht cover a distance of around 59 miles (95 km) during the journey.