Maastricht to Cologne train

Cheap train tickets from Maastricht to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Cheapest

£20

Average

£21

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
21:19Maastricht4h50 02:09Cologne
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£201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
11:19Maastricht2h56 14:15Cologne
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£201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
20:19Maastricht4h42 01:01Cologne
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£201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
19:19Maastricht1h52 21:11Cologne
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£261One-way

Train schedule Maastricht to Cologne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 24 May
Deutsche Bahn
11:19Maastricht2h56 14:15Cologne
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Deutsche Bahn
19:19Maastricht1h52 21:11Cologne
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Deutsche Bahn
20:19Maastricht4h42 01:01Cologne
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Deutsche Bahn
21:19Maastricht4h50 02:09Cologne
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Fastest train times from Maastricht to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 52 m

Average

3 h 35 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

89 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Maastricht for Cologne every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
19:19Maastricht1h52 21:11Cologne
0 changes
£261One-way
Deutsche Bahn
11:19Maastricht2h56 14:15Cologne
0 changes
£201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
20:19Maastricht4h42 01:01Cologne
0 changes
£201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
21:19Maastricht4h50 02:09Cologne
0 changes
£201One-way

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Overview: Train from Maastricht to Cologne

distanceDistance55 miles (88 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Maastricht to Cologne cover the 55 miles (88 km) long route taking on average 2 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £20, but the average price of train tickets is £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Maastricht and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Maastricht to Cologne

For as little as £20 you can travel by train to Cologne from Maastricht with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Maastricht to Cologne. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Maastricht to Cologne train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 26 min
  • Average Price: £20
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Maastricht to Cologne

Travel by train to Cologne 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 Maastricht to Cologne.
FAQs

Travel by train between Maastricht, Netherlands and Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Cologne 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 Germany from Maastricht?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 21/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Maastricht and Cologne closer to your date of departure here.

Return travel from Germany to Netherlands is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Maastricht from Cologne?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

Last checked on 16/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Maastricht from Cologne.

You can find a cheap train from Maastricht to Cologne for some dates and times for as low as £20  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Maastricht to Cologne is £24  one way.
You should expect to travel around 55 miles (88 km)  between Maastricht and Cologne by train.
The train time to Cologne from Maastricht is on average 2 h 26 min  for the 55 miles (88 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cologne from Maastricht by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Maastricht, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Maastricht, Maastricht Randwyck and Maastricht, Railway (Meerssenerweg road). When arriving in Cologne, you can end your route in train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers book a train from Maastricht   to Köln Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Maastricht, which is located around 2.7 miles (4.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Köln Hbf, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

If you're looking for trains from Maastricht to Cologne, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn to get you to Cologne. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Maastricht to Cologne trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Maastricht for Cologne is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Maastricht to Cologne train departs at 05: 07   and the last train from Maastricht to Cologne leaves at 22: 19. Check out the most up-to-date Maastricht to Cologne train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Cologne from Maastricht within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £24 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Maastricht to Cologne a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Maastricht
Cologne
Maastricht is the most popular Maastricht 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 Maastricht for your journey to Cologne.

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