Travel to Maastricht 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.
Travel to Maastricht by Train
Maastricht has two railway stations: Central and “Randwyck”
From Central, you can walk into the city centre. After leaving the central hall of the station, you have to walk straight ahead, crossing over a bridge you will arrive in the city centre of Maastricht. 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.
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
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.nsinternational.nl. Total travel time is about 4 hours.
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.
Travel to Maastricht 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. From the central railway station you can take bus numbers 5 and 1 and leave the bus at the busstop "Centre Ceramique". From here it is 4 minutes walking to Crwone Plaza.
From Crowne Plaza it is approximately 10 minutes walking to the city centre. If you prefer to take the bus, you can take number 5, starting at the busstop "Wilhelminasingel" and get out at the busstop "Mosae Forum/Centrum Maastricht".