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Maastricht to Zurich by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    00:38
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 40m
  • Distance
    438 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    12
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 57m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Maastricht to Zurich by train

Fast trains from Maastricht to Zurich take around 7 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 438 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Maastricht and Zurich.

1. Are there direct trains from Maastricht to Zurich?

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

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Maastricht to Zurich 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 10 departures.

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

The Maastricht to Zurich train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Maastricht around 05:13 and the last train is around 00:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Maastricht around 05:59, and the last at 23:19.

When to book Maastricht to Zurich 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 Maastricht to Zurich by train.

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Which train companies operate between Maastricht and Zurich?

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

  • Eurobahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio
  • Interregio-Express
  • Railjet Express
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • Schnellzug

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

Zurich to Maastricht by train

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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.