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5 ways to get from Brussels Zaventem Airport to Maastricht

5 ways to get from Brussels Zaventem Airport to Maastricht
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There are 5 options to get from Zaventem Airport to Maastricht. You can use both public (bus, train) and private (taxi, airport transfer, and car rental). The fastest option is using private transport: taxi, car rental, or airport transfer (1h 20m). The cheapest way is by bus (5.00).

car121 km 
clock  1h 30m

1. By bus

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Zaventem Airport to Maastricht is by bus. Transfer company “Flixbus” offers a transfer to Maastricht that departs from the train station “Brussel-North”, which is located 11 km (6,1 miles) from the BRU.

It is also the most uncomfortable way to travel because there is no direct bus from the airport and you need to change 2 means of transport before you reach Maastricht.

How to get from Brussels Airport to “Brussel-North” station?

Transport Travel time Price Location
Train 9 minutes 9.10 € Below the terminal at level -1

How to get from “Brussel-North” station to Maastricht by Flixbus?

Options Travel time Price Additionally
Direct 07:00- 8:50 (1:50 hrs) 5.99 € Have one stop in Hasselt for 5 minutes.
Fast 20:55- 22:25 (1:30 hrs) 5.99 € Entertainment on board- movies, audiobooks & games available for fee on your mobile device

Additional information: free WI-FI, outlets, regularly disinfected for both option

  • Check-in is contactless
  • Buses are extremely disinfected
  • Trains are thoroughly cleaned
  • Passengers must wear masks
  • Stay seated while on board
  • All transactions will incur a (2.25$) service fee.

2. By train

There is also no direct train from Zaventem Airport to Maastricht. You will have 2 changes. Nevertheless, if you decide to get by train, follow the direction:

Brussels Airport (Zaventem)




car1h 35m
pricefirst-class from 36.8 €
second-class from 25.5 €

How to get from the airport (BRU) to the train station?

The train station is located directly under the departures and arrivals halls, at level -1. The platform is easily reached by lift or escalator.

You can book a ticket online, buy it in vending machines, or ticket offices.

Zaventem Zaventem

3. By taxi

Price Estimated Trip Time Distance
  • from 150€ (3 passengers)
  • from 185€ (6 passengers)
1 hour 13 mins 121 km

How to get from the airport (BRU) to the taxi rank?

Level 2, main exit.

Zaventem Zaventem

4. Car rental

Car rental companies are mostly found in airports and require you to return the vehicles to the rental car park at the same airport.

However, there are some international car rental companies that offer an opportunity to rent a car in one place and return it in another. (It can be within the boundaries of one country or beyond).

To summarize, be careful before deciding and ask the company for the terms.

How to get from the airport (BRU) to The Rental Car Park?

The Rental Car Park is just a short walk from the Arrivals Hall. Simply take the elevator or escalator to level 0 and follow the ‘Car Rental Parking’ signage.


5. Transfer

It is the most convenient, reliable, and stress-free option. You should not care about the traffic jams, baggage security, or that your transport will leave without you.

Our company will provide you with a wide range of car classes, a high level of service, and professional drivers.

car1h 20m
pricefrom 145 € (Economy Class per 4 passengers)

Meeting point:

In front of Quick Burger, a fast-food establishment. This restaurant’s logo is a large white letter Q on a conspicuous red sign. The Quick Burger will be in your left hand when you exit the luggage area and enter the arrival hall; this is the way you should go. Your driver will be holding a nameplate just in front of the Quick Burger.

We are definitely sure that you won`t be mistaken if you choose us. You can book a transfer here.

Posted by AtoB • March 10, 2022

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