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Train Information from London to Maastricht

distanceDistance255 miles (411 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from London to Maastricht cover the 255 miles (411 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 59 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Maastricht.

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Eurostar trains to Maastricht from London

Eurostar will get you to Maastricht from London at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel between London and Maastricht in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train to Maastricht from London, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

    Eurostar has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Eurostar tickets from London to Maastricht and when travelling by train:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

    Trains from London to Maastricht

    Travelling by Train is a convenient and easy way to get between England and The Netherlands. Trains from London to Maastricht usually run once a day. Importantly, trains do not usually run on weekends, instead running Monday to Friday, so you may need to plan ahead if you are intending a weekend getaway. They usually depart London at around 9:01 a.m. and arrive in Maastricht at around 2:13 p.m.

    London to Maastricht Train Time: Daily Departures

    Trains to Maastricht from London run Monday to Friday, but not on weekends. If you need to travel on a weekend you can get buses to Maastricht from London on Saturday and Sunday and these are usually overnight trips. Trains usually depart between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.. Most commonly the trains depart at around 9:01 a.m.. These journeys usually have two changes and take around 5h to reach their destination. This includes stopping for changes. Occasionally one or more of your trains will be subject to bus replacements, though these will still follow the train timetable.

    How long is the journey by train from London to Maastricht?

    The journey to Maastricht by train from London is usually around 5h. Most trips have two have two changes in Brussels and Liege-Guillemins. These journeys are also usually more expensive and include around 4h 12min on the train plus extra time at the station waiting for the connecting train, bringing the total up to around 5h. With the train arriving directly in Maastricht station, it will likely be easy and quick for you to get from the station to your final destination.

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    What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Maastricht?

    Departure train station: The departure station is usually London Picadilly station. An underground station located beneath Picadilly Circus and a roughly 20min drive from London's city centre. You can also access it by train in roughly 24min from London Bridge station. Bear in mind that it tends to be quite busy around the time of the London to Maastricht train's departure so make sure to arrive in plenty of time to find your platform. The station has EuroCash machines so you can easily get prepared for your cash needs in Maastricht. Wi-Fi and payphones are also available.

    Arrival train station: The arrival station is usually Maastricht Station, this is the most central railway station in Maastricht. When you arrive you may see it written as Centraal Station Maastricht. Like London Picadilly Station it will likely be quite busy at the time of arrival. The station will put you on one side of the Meuse river in the city centre and it is roughly a 15min walk or 5min drive to the other side of the river and the city centre. You will find a place to exchange money if you need to and plenty of parking for bicycles. It has a wheelchair accessible entrance.

    Which train companies travel from London to Maastricht?

    The main train company travelling from London to Maastricht is Deutsche Bahn. They offer the early morning train that departs at around 9:00 a.m. and includes two changes. Their trains run once a day, Monday to Friday and take roughly 5h to get from London Picadilly Station to Maastricht Station. Their trains offer first class options as well as specified cars for quiet or mobile phone optimised trips.

    Deutsche Bahn trains from London to Maastricht

    Deutsche Bahn trains from London to Maastricht run Monday to Friday but not on weekends. There is one departure a day from London Picadilly Station and there are two changes in Brussels and Liege-Guillemins before arriving at Maastricht Station. The journey generally takes roughly 5h all up, with roughly 4h of travel on the train. Make sure to check for any updates on the day of your travel, in case there are any delays to your departing or changeover trains.

    Train London to Maastricht: Services on Board

    Deutsche Bahn trains allow you to take luggage with you on your journey without any extra charges. You also don't need to worry about the specific weight of your luggage as long as it can be carried by one person. You can take one larger item of luggage and extra hand luggage such as briefcases and rucksacks. Pushchairs, sports equipment such as skis or surfboards and scooters and bikes that fold are all permitted, so you can bring everything you need for your travels.

    Certain trains will have capacity for bicycles and you will need to reserve a space for them. First class is available and offers more space, seat reservation and acess to the Deutsche Bahn Lounge. On certain trains it also includes free Wi-Fi and food and beverages served at your seat. Most trains also have specific cars designated as 'Quiet Zones' for passengers who prefer a more peaceful trip. For those who need to be in contact with the outside world for as much of the trip as possible you can book a mobile phone zone. These includes special amplifiers so you can continue to get mobile phone reception without interruptions.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Maastricht to London?

    As there is usually only one provider travelling from London to Maastricht, the best way to get cheap tickets is likely to book in advance. This will also help make sure there is a train trip available on the day you want to travel as the buses between London and Maastricht are usually more expensive. Certain days may be less popular and offer cheaper tickets so if you can be flexible with the date of your travel you will likley be able to find a better deal.

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    To Maastricht by train—travel tips

    The capital of Limburg, the Netherland's most southern region, Maastricht is very close to both Belgium and Germany, making it the perfect homestead for day trips into Europe. Within the city itself it is known for its food, culture and historic sites. Not to be missed is the Markt neighbourhood which holds the Town Hall and Market Square. Every Wednesday and Friday morning Markt hosts a large vendor market in Market Square, with artisanal products from regional Maastricht, fresh food and a textiles market that is world famous. The Vesting Museum is there to remind visitors and locals alike of just how old the city of Maastricht is.

    A medieval gate, part of the old city walls dating back to the 13th century, that has been preserved and restored to keep the history of the city alive. The Maastricht Underground is a unique tourist attraction where you can go on a guided tour through the city's underground tunnel system. Initially used for mining and later used to store artwork and weapons and shelter military and civilians during World War II, the caves have many fascinating stories for eager visitors to learn.

    Vrijthof is one of the main squares in Maastricht. It is a versatile setting,you could use it to take a break and have a bite to eat from one of the surrounding cafes, meet up with friends at night and head out to a nearby restaurant or bar, or catch a concert out in the open air.


    Eurostar trains from London to Maastricht

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    The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

    The check-in time for Eurostar to Maastricht train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from London to Maastricht more comfortable.

    With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the London to Maastricht train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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    Eurostar Trains from London to Maastricht

    The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

    When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from London to Maastricht.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from London to Maastricht
    Travel by train to Maastricht easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Maastricht.
    FAQs
    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from London to Maastricht?

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Maastricht, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Netherlands from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Maastricht, Netherlands?

    All travellers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 01/12/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Maastricht from London as this information can change.

    What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to London, United Kingdom from Maastricht, Netherlands?

    The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Maastricht is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into London from Maastricht restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Maastricht?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
    • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
    • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    Last checked on 03/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Maastricht closer to your date of departure here.

    What is the distance by train from London to Maastricht?
    The distance between London and Maastricht by train is approximately 255 miles (411 km).
    How long is the train journey between London and Maastricht?
    The train time from London to Maastricht is on average 4 h 59 min  for the 255 miles (411 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from London to Maastricht by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    When travelling by train from London to Maastricht, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Maastricht do I arrive in?

    When taking the train between London and Maastricht, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your journey can end in train stations such as Maastricht, Maastricht Randwyck and Maastricht Noord.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Maastricht.

    Where is the London train station located? Where is the Maastricht train station located?

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Maastricht most often arrive at Maastricht and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from this train station to the city centre.

    What train companies offer a service to Maastricht from London?
    For the best London to Maastricht train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurostar. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from London to Maastricht to compare what amenities they may offer.
    How many train services per day are there to Maastricht from London?
    On average, there are 2 trains a day from London to Maastricht. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Maastricht
    London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your journey to Maastricht.
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    Public transport options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transport options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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    ParkingParking
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    +44 3457114141
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    Public transport options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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    Public transport options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139