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Transport from Maastricht to either Aachen or Leige

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Transport from Maastricht to either Aachen or Leige

We are looking to take a train from either Aachen or Leige to Paris.

We will be staying in Maastricht.

Can anyone advise if which station is better, and what mode of transport we can use to get from Maastricht to either Aachen or Leige?

Both available trains depart early in the morning, at 7.30ish..

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1. Re: Transport from Maastricht to either Aachen or Leige

You are a little confused I think. The train you are trying to catch in Achen or Liege is the same one, i.e. the Thalys from Koln to Paris via Brussels.

So you can either take the train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins and then catch the Thalys there or take the train from Maastrich to Brussels and the Thalys. Advantage of that is you can also pick up the Thalys which comes from Amsterdam.

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2. Re: Transport from Maastricht to either Aachen or Leige

Hi, thanks... yes, I know its the same train, but I was wondering if its easier to get to Achen or to Leige by public transport from Maastricht...

I wasnt sure which one was farther from Maastricht, or how to get there.... but etc??

What do you think?

thanks so much!

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3. Re: Transport from Maastricht to either Aachen or Leige

there's a bus as well, check that out. from Maarstrict to LEige via autobus.

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4. Re: Transport from Maastricht to either Aachen or Leige

Then the train is quicker.

Edited: 24 July 2011, 20:25
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5. Re: Transport from Maastricht to either Aachen or Leige

Sorry to Maastrich. Not sure you can get to Achen directy, you have to change in Heerlen and it takes twice as long as the direct train to Liege

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6. Re: Transport from Maastricht to either Aachen or Leige

There's a direct bus Maastricht-Aachen, taking about 45 mins, and for most of the day 4 x per hour. But in this situation Liege is the better place to board the train.

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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7. Re: Transport from Maastricht to either Aachen or Leige

I think the best way to go is to Liege by train. Aachen would be in the wrong direction.

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