Ghent to Maastricht by train

  • First train
    05:10
  • Last train
    23:48
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 17m
  • Distance
    141 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ghent to Maastricht by train

Fast trains from Ghent to Maastricht take around 2 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 141 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ghent and Maastricht.

1. Are there direct trains from Ghent to Maastricht?

Journeys between Ghent and Maastricht usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Ghent to Maastricht every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 50 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ghent to Maastricht?

The Ghent to Maastricht train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ghent to Maastricht train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Maastricht is usually scheduled to depart Ghent around 05:54 and the last train is around 23:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ghent around 05:10, and the last at 23:48.

When to book Ghent to Maastricht train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Ghent to Maastricht by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ghent and Maastricht?

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

  • Intercity
  • Intercités
  • Regional Train
  • Regionalzug
  • 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 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.