Basel to Maastricht by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:01
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 29m

Travelling from Basel to Maastricht by train

Fast trains from Basel to Maastricht take around 6 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 392 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Maastricht.

Are there direct trains from Basel to Maastricht?

Journeys between Basel and Maastricht usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Basel to Maastricht every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 12 departures.

How long is the train journey from Basel to Maastricht?

The Basel to Maastricht train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Basel to Maastricht train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Maastricht is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:01 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 06:08, and the last at 23:40.

When to book Basel to Maastricht train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basel to Maastricht by train.

Which train companies operate between Basel and Maastricht?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Maastricht, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurobahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug
  • SBB
  • Schnellzug

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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