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Travelling by train from Paris to Maastricht

On 1st October 2023, Thalys became Eurostar. Thalys' red trains will stay the same, including the classes and services available on board, but every Thalys train now displays the Eurostar name and logo. 

➡️ Head to our dedicated Eurostar page for more information.

Zip across borders and travel cross-country in style, on high-speed Eurostar trains. Wave ‘au revoir’ to the French capital and say hello to the Netherlands in just over three hours, including a quick change in Belgium – that's quicker than driving and far less stressful. Popular with people travelling for business and leisure, the first train of the day leaves at 06:00, with around 15 services running from Paris to Maastricht a day – perfect for those who appreciate flexibility in their travel plans.

Hopping on a Eurostar train as part of this journey means you’ll be travelling in style. Relax in comfortable spacious seating, stay connected with WiFi and plug sockets and if you choose to travel Premium (their equivalent of First Class) you can enjoy at-seat catering.

Once you arrive at Maastricht station, it’s just a 10-minute walk to the banks of the picturesque Maas River. Read on to find out further details about travelling from Paris to Maastricht by train, including FAQs, train times and ticket prices.

Paris to Maastricht by train

It takes an average of 3h 39m to travel from Paris to Maastricht by train, over a distance of around 203 miles (327 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Paris to Maastricht and tickets for this journey start from £33.09 when you book in advance.

First train

06:21

Last train

21:24

Departure station

Paris

Arrival station

Maastricht

Journey time

From 3h 12m

Distance

203 miles (327 km)

Frequency

19 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From £33.09

Train and bus operators

Flixbus

Paris to Maastricht train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Maastricht for Tuesday 25th June 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:22 11:39 3h 17m, 2 changes
08:55 12:35 3h 40m, 1 change
09:24 12:39 3h 15m, 2 changes
10:27 13:39 3h 12m, 2 changes
10:55 14:35 3h 40m, 1 change
11:22 14:39 3h 17m, 2 changes
11:54 15:35 3h 41m, 2 changes
13:22 16:39 3h 17m, 2 changes
14:54 18:35 3h 41m, 1 change
15:25 18:39 3h 14m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Maastricht

The price of train tickets from Paris to Maastricht starts at £33.09 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 Paris 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 Paris 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 Paris to Maastricht take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Maastricht is 3 hours and 39 minutes, with around 19 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 Paris and Maastricht by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Maastricht is 3 hours and 12 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Maastricht cost?

Train ticket prices from Paris to Maastricht can start from as little as £33.09 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 Paris to Maastricht?

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

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

The first train from Paris to Maastricht leaves at 06:21. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Paris to Maastricht leaves at 21:24. 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 Paris and Maastricht by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Maastricht cover a distance of around 203 miles (327 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Maastricht to Paris. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Paris to Maastricht.

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