Maastricht is located in the Maas-Rijn Euregion, which makes MECC Maastricht highly accessible. The conference centre is easy to reach by train from all major cities. MECC Maastricht is also within one hour’s drive of a large number of airports.
Brussels Zaventem Airport
International airport, flights arriving from and departing to several worldwide destinations. The train from Brussels Airport will take you to Brussels North where you can change trains for a train to Liège and from Liège to Maastricht. Train to Maastricht 1 hour and 30 minutes. Car / taxi to Maastricht 1 hour.
For airport transfers between Brussels Zaventem Airport and Maastricht, you can book a shuttle service by using the following LINK.
International airport, flights arriving from and departing to several worldwide destinations. A train brings you from Dusseldorf Airport to Aachen Central Station. In Aachen you will need to change trains to Heerlen / Maastricht or you can take bus 50 to Maastricht. Train connection to Maastricht 2 hours and 30 minutes. Car / taxi to Maastricht 1 hour and 30 minutes.
For airport transfers between Dusseldorf Airport and Maastricht you can book a shuttle service by using the following LINK.
Flights to and from Charleroi Airport: Budapest, Prague, Rome, Glasgow, Dublin, Porto, Sofia, Warsaw, Marseille, Madrid, Gerona, etc. Train / car / taxi to Maastricht 1 hour and 50 minutes.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
International airport, flights arriving from and departing to several worldwide destinations. From Amsterdam Central Station there is a direct connection to Maastricht with trains leaving 28 and 58 minutes after each hour from platform 2A. Train / car / taxi to Maastricht 2 hours and 30 minutes.
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.
Flights to and from London, Barcelona, Rome, Milan, Madrid, Prague, Budapest, Dublin, etc. 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. Train / car / taxi to Maastricht 1 hour.
Maastricht Aachen Airport
Flights to and from Alicante, Antalya, Barcelona, Bari, Girona, Katowice, Lourdes. There is a bus connection between Maastricht Aachen Airport and Maastricht Central Station, bus 59. Train / car / taxi to Maastricht 15 minutes.
Flights to and from Cologne-Bonn: Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Dublin, Istanbul, Lisbon, London, Milan, Porto, Paris, Prague, Rome, etc. A train brings you from Cologne Airport to Aachen Central Station. In Aachen you will need to change trains to Heerlen / Maastricht or you can take bus 50 to Maastricht. Train connection to Maastricht 2 hours and 30 minutes. Car / taxi to Maastricht 1 hour.
Dusseldorf Weeze Airport
Alicante, Bologna, Edinburgh, Faro, London, Marseille, Milan, Pisa, Porto, Rome, Stockholm, Valencia, etc. Car or 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:
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.
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.
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 straight ahead 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 8 "Eijsden": bus stio Forum
Line 10 “Vise”: bus stop Forum
Your conference badge offers you free use of the city bus to visit the city in the evening and for your daily transportation between your hotel and the congress venue.
for trains from Amsterdam, Düsseldorf and Brussels to Maastricht