Maastricht travel guide

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You're Going to Love Maastricht

With a population of 122,378, Maastricht is the largest city in Limburg, Netherlands by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Maastricht has to offer.

Where to Eat in Maastricht

Wyck is the neighbourhood with the most restaurants in Maastricht. These include popular favourites such as Onglet (Wycker Brugstraat 27), Harry's Maastricht (Wycker Brugstraat 2) and La Barraca (Rechtstraat 83). If you’re looking for affordable options, Founders Bar (10 Lage Barakken) and CINQ (Coversplein 5) are great picks.

When to visit Maastricht

Maastricht in January
Estimated hotel price
$196
1 night at 3-star hotel
Maastricht in January
Estimated hotel price
$196
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Maastricht in July, when the average temperature is 17 °C, and the highest can go up to 21 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 0 °C, with an average temperature of 2 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 80 mm. In contrast, April is usually the driest month of the year in Maastricht, with an average rainfall of 50 mm.

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How to Get to Maastricht

Plane

When flying to Maastricht, you’ll arrive at Maastricht/Aachen (MST), which is located 6 miles from the city centre.

Train

Located 0.7 miles from the city centre, Maastricht is the busiest station in Maastricht. Another popular train station is Maastricht Randwyck, located 1.4 miles from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Maastricht is to pick up a car hire from Amsterdam, which is about 111 miles from Maastricht. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Europcar, among others, in Amsterdam.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Maastricht using FlixBus or BlaBlaBus. From Amsterdam, the bus ride to Maastricht takes 175 miles and will cost you around $17. From Paris, the ticket costs about $122 for a journey of 440 miles. Maastricht’s bus station is located 1.3 miles from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Maastricht, you’ll arrive at Maastricht/Aachen (MST), which is located 6 miles from the city centre.

Train

Located 0.7 miles from the city centre, Maastricht is the busiest station in Maastricht. Another popular train station is Maastricht Randwyck, located 1.4 miles from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Maastricht is to pick up a car hire from Amsterdam, which is about 111 miles from Maastricht. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Europcar, among others, in Amsterdam.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Maastricht using FlixBus or BlaBlaBus. From Amsterdam, the bus ride to Maastricht takes 175 miles and will cost you around $17. From Paris, the ticket costs about $122 for a journey of 440 miles. Maastricht’s bus station is located 1.3 miles from the city centre.

Airports near Maastricht

Airlines serving Maastricht

KLM
Good (848 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,560 reviews)
Pegasus Airlines
Good (399 reviews)
Royal Air Maroc
Good (305 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,420 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
Excellent (495 reviews)
Wizz Air Malta
Good (226 reviews)
Transavia
Good (77 reviews)
Wizz Air
Good (749 reviews)
SunExpress
Good (105 reviews)
Corendon Airlines
Okay (11 reviews)
TUI Fly Belgium
Good (32 reviews)
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Where to stay in Maastricht

From 5-star hotels such as the Kruisherenhotel Maastricht to great affordable options like the Amrâth Hotel Bigarré, Maastricht offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $187 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $562 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Stadsherberg De Poshoorn and easyHotel Maastricht City Centre. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Maastricht, with prices from $79 to $1,055 per night. Heugem is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Maastricht are about 102% more expensive than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Maastricht

Most booked hotels in Maastricht

Thermae 2000
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$393+
The Social Hub Maastricht
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$155+
Select Hotel Maastricht
4 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
$145+
NH Maastricht
4 stars
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
$136+
Amrâth Grand Hotel de l'Empereur
4 stars
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
$113+
Bastion Hotel Maastricht Centrum
4 stars
Good (7, Good reviews)
$132+

Hiring a car in Maastricht

Expect to pay $3.37 per litre in Maastricht (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $40.41 and $53.88. The most frequently booked car type in Maastricht is Mini (Class Mini Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Ford Fiesta or similar) is, on average, 62% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $3.37 per litre in Maastricht (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $40.41 and $53.88. The most frequently booked car type in Maastricht is Mini (Class Mini Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Ford Fiesta or similar) is, on average, 62% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.