Accessibility Maastricht

Intercontinental Airports


Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
International airport, flights arriving from and departing to worldwide destinations.
Train / car / taxi to Maastricht takes 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. These 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 take 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.

KLM Bus Service
If you are flying with KLM, there is a KLM Bus Service available between Maastricht and Schiphol. To travel with this service, you should book a KLM ticket to your destination with Maastricht as the starting point. The KLM bus will take you efficiently and comfortable to Schiphol airport from the backside of the Central Station in Maastricht (Meerssenerweg) or Maastricht Aachen Airport (Vliegveldweg).

Please note: the KLM-bus can only be used if the service is visibly included on your ticket. The itinerary shown on your ticket should begin and/or end in Maastricht. If you have booked a KLM flight departing from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and you would like to depart from Maastricht using the Bus Service, you can contact KLM to add the KLM Bus Service to your booking, this is free of charge.

The KLM bus runs twice a day – choose the one which best suits your flight departure. If the bus has an unexpected delay, KLM will change your booking free of charges. The driver is in direct contact with de airport. Bus timetable is available at www.klm.com

Brussels Zaventem Airport
International airport, flights arriving from and departing to worldwide destinations.
Train / car / taxi to Maastricht takes 1 hour. The train station is located below the terminals, level -1. The train from Brussels Airport will take you to Liège. In Liège you can take a direct train to Maastricht. For the most up to date travel information please visit: www.nsinternational.nl.

Düsseldorf Airport
International airport, flights arriving from and departing to worldwide destinations. Bus / Car / taxi to Maastricht takes 1.5 hours. A train brings you from Düsseldorf 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.nsinternational.nl.

Maastricht Aachen Airport
Flights to and from Alicante, Antalya, Barcelona, Bari, Girona, Katowice, Lourdes. Bus / car / taxi to Maastricht takes 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, Krakow, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Malaga, Malta, Milan, Nice, Pisa, Porto, Prague, Reus, Riga, Rome, Salzburg, Seville, Sofia, Valencia, Venice, Vilnius, Warschau, Wroclaw. Train / car / taxi to Maastricht in 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, Marseille, Madrid, Gerona, etc. Taxi to Maastricht takes 1 hour and 50 minutes.

Cologne-Bonn Airport
International airport, flights arriving from and departing to several worldwide destinations. Train connection to Maastricht in 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, Bologna, Edinburgh, Faro, London, Madrid, Marseille, Milan, Pisa, Porto, Rome, Sevilla, Stockholm, Valencia.
Car / taxi to Maastricht in 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.nsinternational.nl.


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. Amrâth Grand Hotel de l’Empereur is located opposite the Central Station of Maastricht.

Maastricht-Amsterdam (Schiphol)
From Schiphol airport you can catch a direct train to Maastricht via Utrecht. This train 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 take 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 your ticket via: www.nsinternational.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.nsinternational.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.

Accessibility MECC Maastricht

By car: Signage to MECC Maastricht is visible as soon as you reach Maastricht. Follow the signs until you reach the MECC car park P5 or P4. If you are travelling south on the A2/E25 motorway (from Amsterdam-Eindhoven), take exit 55 signed ‘Randwyck-MECC’. If you are travelling north on the A2/E25 motorway (from Paris-Liège) take exit 56 signed for ‘Gronsveld-MECC’.

By train: Maastricht has two railway stations, Maastricht Central Station and Maastricht Randwyck Station. Maastricht-Randwyck station is located 250 meters from MECC Maastricht and is part of the national and international railway network. A train departs every 15 minutes from Maastricht Central Station to Maastricht – Randwyck and vice versa.

After arriving at the Maastricht-Randwyck station you have to walk in southerly direction, onto the Universiteitssingel. Take the first street on your right hand side, onto the Joseph Bechlaan. Continue on this street until the third street on your right hand side. Turn right and keep walking straight ahead, after 2 minutes you will see the MECC.

By City Bus: You can use the city bus to visit the city in the evening and for your daily transportation between your hotel and the congress venue. A city bus stops in front of MECC Maastricht every 10 minutes. The following lines stop in front of MECC Maastricht:

Line 1 “De Heeg”: bus stop Forum
Line 3 “Heugem”: bus stop Forum
Line 5 "Heugem": bus stop Forum
Line 10 “Vise”: bus stop Forum

Useful links


www.9292ov.nl
Latest information on public transport in The Netherlands
www.ns.nl/reisplanner
Journey planner from Dutch railways (Nederlandse Spoorwegen)