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Maastricht to Brussels Central by train

It takes an average of 2h 5m to travel from Maastricht to Brussels Central by train, over a distance of around 59 miles (95 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Maastricht to Brussels Central and tickets for this journey start from €8.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 37m
Price€8.60 - €66.20
Distance59 miles (95 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
Departure stationMaastricht
Arrival stationBrussels Central
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Maastricht to Brussels Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from Maastricht to Brussels Central for Tuesday 23rd Feb 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:48 12:55 2h 7m, 1 change
11:48 13:25 1h 37m, 1 change
12:48 14:25 1h 37m, 1 change
13:48 15:56 2h 8m, 1 change
14:48 16:27 1h 39m, 1 change
15:48 17:27 1h 39m, 1 change
16:48 18:25 1h 37m, 1 change
17:48 19:25 1h 37m, 1 change
18:48 20:59 2h 11m, 1 change
19:48 21:34 1h 46m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Maastricht to Brussels Central

The price of train tickets from Maastricht to Brussels Central starts at €8.60 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.
lowest price found
from8.60
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price19.70
on the day
avg. single price21.11

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 Brussels Central 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 Maastricht to Brussels Central? 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 Brussels Central take?

The average journey time by train between Maastricht and Brussels Central is 2 hours and 5 minutes, with around 18 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 Brussels Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Maastricht to Brussels Central is 1 hour and 37 minutes.

How much does the train from Maastricht to Brussels Central cost?

Train ticket prices from Maastricht to Brussels Central can start from as little as €8.60 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 Maastricht to Brussels Central?

No, there are no direct train services from Maastricht to Brussels Central. Travelling from Maastricht to Brussels Central by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Maastricht to Brussels Central leave?

The first train from Maastricht to Brussels Central leaves at 06:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Maastricht to Brussels Central leave?

The last train from Maastricht to Brussels Central leaves at 23:48. 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 Brussels Central by train?

Trains travelling from Maastricht to Brussels Central cover a distance of around 59 miles (95 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brussels Central to Maastricht.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Maastricht to Brussels Central for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/02/2021. 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 01/03/2021 for travel on 24/10/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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