When to find the cheapest flights to Maastricht
Maastricht: Old Masters and charming squares
|Maastricht city centre|
|Maastricht Aachen Airport (MST): 6 mi from city centre|
Flights to Maastricht: practical information
Cheap airlines to Maastricht
Going Dutch this year? Start planning your trip to Maastricht with cheap flights to Maastricht Airport (MST), a small airport with a number of direct flights from Europe. Ryanair offers the cheapest flights to Maastricht from London Stansted Airport.
When to book flights to Maastricht
The Netherlands is gorgeous and it goes without saying that the country comes alive in spring with tulip festivals and the coming of summer. June is when the official tourist season kicks off and lasts until late August. Book your flights to Maastricht at least 3 months in advance.
- Peak season: Summer, from June to August.
- Low season: Winters are usually quite slow.
Direct flights to Maastricht take 1 hour 15 minutes from London.
Experience Maastricht: what to see, what to do
This is the southernmost city in the Netherlands and is a great place to explore for a few days with some stunningly old buildings and houses, some lovely cathedrals and cobble-stoned streets. The restaurants and cafes here are top notch.
Essentials in Maastricht
Town squares: Maastricht has some lovely town squares. In the city centre, don’t miss the Vrijthof with the impressive St Servaas Church and St Jan’s Cathedral. Visit the town market on Wednesdays and Fridays in the Markt.
Bonnefantenmuseum: Catch up on your art history at this museum with a fine collection from the Old Masters like Peter Paul Rubens, Anthony van Dyck and Jacob Jordaens as well as a collection from contemporary artists.
Saint Pietersberg Caves: These local marlstone mines feature over 20,000 passages that have been dug out over the course of centuries and used as shelter during sieges and bombings. Booking a tour is essential.
Find more information on Maastricht.nl.
Accommodation in Maastricht
Looking for a cheap hotel in Maastricht? There are plenty to choose from in the city centre, including a few in the budget range which will set you back less than €50 a room. For more luxurious digs, try the Crowne Plaza.