Cheap train tickets from Maastricht to Cologne

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How much are train tickets from Maastricht to Cologne?

Lowest Price$16.47
Fastest1h 56m
Daily Schedules43
train companies2
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Maastricht to Cologne?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Maastricht to Cologne is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Maastricht to Cologne was $26.75. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $7.15 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Maastricht to Cologne?

The distance between Maastricht and Cologne is approximately 55.67 miles, or 89.57 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 2 hours and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 56 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Maastricht to Cologne?

On Saturday trains from Maastricht to Cologne are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the most connections between Maastricht to Cologne

Typically there are 43 schedules to compare for your trip to Cologne. On the route to Cologne 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Maastricht to Cologne, usually offering 30 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Maastricht to Cologne, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Maastricht to Cologne, which start at $6.60.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Maastricht to Cologne

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Maastricht to Cologne start from $16.47, and on average cost $30.34. Daily there are 30 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn in Maastricht leaves from Meerssenerweg and 3 other stations. And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

From Maastricht to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 2 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 56 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 22 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $32.02 for a one-way train ticket to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
2h 36m
Avg. Price
$30.34

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Maastricht to Cologne start from $21.96, and on average cost $34.93. Daily there are 13 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Maastricht leaves from Maastricht Randwyck and 2 other stations. And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station,

From Maastricht to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 56 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $38.05 for a one-way train ticket to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
2h 45m
Avg. Price
$34.93
There are 4 different stations that serve train trips to Cologne that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Maastricht are:
  • Meerssenerweg
  • Maastricht Noord
  • Maastricht Randwyck
  • Train Station
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Cologne. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Cologne:
  • Central Station
  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12