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Maastricht Convention Bureau

Accessibility

maastricht_bereikbaar Maastricht is situated in the heart of Europe, in the Euregion Meuse-Rhine. The city is surrounded by Belgium and Germany and is located close to France. Cities like Liège, Aachen, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Brussels are just a stone’s throw away. Click here if you want to see how Maastricht is located in the Netherlands and towards neighboring countries.

By car
Maastricht is easily accessible through various highways: E25/A2 (Amsterdam-Luxembourg), E40 (Cologne-Brussels), E42 (Liège-Paris), E314 (Maastricht-Aachen). Check the detailed route descriptions on www.routenet.nl/en.

Once in Maastricht, there are plenty parking options. Click here for some suggestions.

By plane
Maastricht has its own airport: Maastricht-Aachen Airport. In addition, there are several (inter)national airports within an hour’s drive from the centre of Maastricht. This ensures that Maastricht & region is easily accessible from all over the world.

Official Carrier Program Brussels Airlines
As the only city in The Netherlands, we have an agreement with Brussels Airlines, especially for conference organisers and delegates. This means that you get a discount on your ticket and can book the ticket yourself using a special online application. Brussels Airlines is part of the Lufthansa Meetings and Events Programme, the Star Alliance Conventions Plus Programme and the Star Alliance Meeting Plus Programme.

On the websites of the several airports, you can find the most recent and optimized flight routes.

Airport & website link   Distance to Maastricht
Maastricht-Aachen Airport   5 mi.
Liège Airport   18 mi.
Eindhoven Airport   55 mi.
Airport Düsseldorf Regional Weeze   62 mi.
Cologne-Bonn Airport   62 mi.
Brussels Airport   62 mi.
Düsseldorf International Airport   68 mi.
Antwerp Airport   77 mi.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol   136 mi.

 

If you fly via Amsterdam Schiphol, you can travel from and to the airport for free and in comfort with the KLM Bus Service. Click here for all the details.


By train
Maastricht has three railway stations: North, Central and Randwyck, next to the convention centre MECC Maastricht. There is a direct train from Amsterdam Central to Maastricht every thirty minutes. This fast and comfortable mode of transportation brings you in less than two and half hours to this attractive MICE destination. Maastricht North opened in November 2013 and it offers excellent Park & Ride possibilities: there are 360 parking spots available. You can reach Maastricht Central from North in just six minutes. Maastricht Central is just a few minutes away from the city centre by foot. Lots of hotels are within walking distance from Maastricht Central as well. Railway station Randwyck is located within 250 m. of the convention centre MECC Maastricht. The Academic Hospital Maastricht (azM), the Maastricht University, the Maastricht School of Management, the NH Hotel and the Apart Hotel Randwyck are also within walking distance of this railway station. Maastricht is also easily accessible by international train by Thalys and/or Eurostar from Brussels, Paris or London via Liège station. You can also reach Maastricht by train from Germany through stations like Venlo and Heerlen, or by Euregional bus. For additional train information, Please have a look at the following websites: www.b-rail.be www.b-europe.be www.ns.nl/en www.nshispeed.nl/en www.thalys.com/nl/en/ www.eurostar.com For more information surrounding public transport in the Euroregio, please visit www.mobility-euregio.com/en.