Accessibility to Maastricht

 

By Air

 

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
International airport, flights arriving from and departing to worldwide destinations.
Train / car / taxi to Maastricht 2.5 hours.  From Amsterdam Schiphol Airport there are 3 options to reach Maastricht by train, depending on the time your flight arrives.
From Schiphol airport you can catch a direct train to Maastricht via Utrecht. This trains departs 2 times per hour every 14 and every 44 minutes after each hour.
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport offers direct trains to Utrecht. From Utrecht you can tak a direct train to Maastricht leaving 2 times per hour.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol offers direct trains to Amsterdam Central Station. From Amsterdam Central Station there is a direct connection to Maastricht with trains leaving 28 and 58 minutes after each hour.
For the most up to date travel information please visit: www.ns.nl. The costs for a ticket are € 48,00 per person, return.

Brussels Zaventem Airport
International airport, flights arriving from and departing to worldwide destinations.
Train / car / taxi to Maastricht 1 hours. The train station is located below the terminals, level -1. The train from Brussels Airport will take you to Brussels North where you can change trains for a direct train to Maastricht. For the most up to date travel information please visit: www.nshispeed.nl
The costs for a train ticket are approximately € 55,80 (per person return)

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Düsseldorf Airport
International airport, flights arriving from and departing to worldwide destinations.
Car / taxi to Maastricht 1.5 hours. A train brings you from Dusseldorf Airport to Aachen Central Station. In Aachen you can take bus line 50 directly from Aachen to Maastricht Central Station. For the most up to date train information please visit: www.nshispeed.nl. The costs for a ticket are about € 53,60 per person, return.

Maastricht Aachen Airport
Flights to and from Berlin, Faro, Porto, Alicante, Barcelona – Girona, Barcelona – Reus, Malaga, Tenerife, Pisa.
Bus / car / taxi to Maastricht 15 minutes. There is a bus connection between Maastricht Aachen Airport and Maastricht Central Station, bus line 59. You can buy a ticket in the bus.

Eindhoven Airport
Flights to and from Bucharest, Budapest, Barcelona, Belgrade, Dublin, Faro, Gdansk , Girona (Barcelona), Innsbruck, Istanbul, Krakow, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Malaga, Malta, Milan, Nice, Pisa, Porto, Prague, Reus, Riga, Rome, Salzburg, Seville, Sofia, Stockholm, Valencia, Venice, Vilnius, Warsaw, Wroclaw, Zürich
Train / car / taxi to Maastricht 1 hour. There is a direct train connection from Eindhoven Central Station to Maastricht Central Station. You can take bus 401 from Eindhoven Airport to Eindhoven Central Station.

Charleroi Airport
Flights to and from Charleroi Airport: Budapest, Prague, Rome, Glasgow, Dublin, Porto, Sofia, Warsaw, Naples, Marseille, Madrid, Gerona, etc.
Taxi to Maastricht 1 hour and 50 minutes.

Cologne-Bonn Airport
International airport, flights arriving from and departing to several worldwide destinations.
Train connection to Maastricht 2.5 hours, car / taxi to Maastricht 1 hour. From Cologne you can take the train to Aachen. In Aachen you can take bus line 50 directly from Aachen to Maastricht Central Station. For the most up to date train information please visit: www.bahn.de.

Düsseldorf Weeze Airport
Alicante, Barcelona, Bologna, Edinburgh, Faro, London, Madrid, Marseille, Milan, Pisa, Porto, Rome, Sevilla, Stockholm, Valencia.
Car / taxi to Maastricht 1 hour. Shuttle bus to Venlo and train to Maastricht, 2 hours.
The shuttle bus to Venlo departs every two hours. It takes 35 minutes to go to Venlo. In Venlo you can take a train to Maastricht. To reserve tickets for the shuttle bus you can contact: www.airport-weeze-shuttle.de . To plan your journey from Venlo to Maastricht please visit: www.ns.nl.

 

By train


Maastricht has two railway stations: Central and "Randwyck"
From Central, you can walk into the city centre. Many hotels are located within walking distance of this station. "Randwyck" is at just 250 metres from the congress centre MECC Maastricht. Also the Academic Hospital (azM), Maastricht University, Maastricht School of Management, NH Hotel and Apart Hotel Randwyck are within walking distance of the "Randwyck" railway station.

Maastricht-Amsterdam (schiphol)
From Schiphol airport you can catch a direct train to Maastricht via Utrecht. This trains departs 2 times per hour every 14 and every 44 minutes after each hour.
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport offers direct trains to Utrecht. From Utrecht you can tak a direct train to Maastricht leaving 2 times per hour.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol offers direct trains to Amsterdam Central Station. From Amsterdam Central Station there is a direct connection to Maastricht with trains leaving 28 and 58 minutes after each hour.
For the most up to date travel information please visit: www.ns.nl.

Eurostar
From London St. Pancras you can book a direct train to Brussels via www.Eurostar.com. This journey takes 3 hours. In Brussels South ( Brussels Midi) you need to change trains to Maastricht. You can book a ticket via www.nshispeed.nl. Total travel time is about 4 hours.

Thalys
From Paris you can travel to Maastricht by train in less than 3 hours (changing trains in Brussels or Liege/Luik). Information and reservations can be made at www.thalys.com  
and www.nshispeed.nl.

 

By car

Maastricht is located on the E25 junction on the A2 motorway (Amsterdam-Brussels) and the A79 motorway (Liege-Aachen/Cologne) with good links to other European motorways. The conference centre is located directly on the E25/A2. Take the Randwyck/MECC/AZM turnoff and follow signs for MECC or MECC Parking. You can park your car at parking P4 or parking garage P5. You can buy a parking ticket in the central hall from the congress centre. A ticket costs € 10,00 per day.

 

Useful links

- www.9292ov.nl: latest information on public transport in The Netherlands
- www.ns.nl/reisplanner: journey planner from Dutch railways (Nederlandse Spoorwegen)