Getting to Maastricht
Maastricht is situated in the heart of Europe, surrounded by Belgium and Germany and close to France. Maastricht, the most southern city in The Netherlands, is very easy to reach by car, train or airplane. The connection with major European cities is very good.
You can reach Maastricht using different airports.
Eindhoven Airport (1 hour by car; 1.5 hours by public transport)
Maastricht-Aachen Airport – (20 minutes by car; 45 minutes by public transport)
Schiphol Amsterdam (2.5 hours by car; 2.5 hours by public transport)
Brussels Airport – Zaventem (1 hour by car; 1.5 hours by public transport)
Charleroi Airport (1.5 hours by car; 3 hours by public transport)
Liège Bierset Airport (0.5 hours by car; 1 hour by public transport)
Düsseldorf International Airport (1.5 hour by car; 3 hours by public transport)
Cologne-Bonn Airport (1 hour by car; 3 hours by public transport)
Düsseldorf/Weeze Airport (1.5 hour by car; 3 hours by public transport)
The preferred congress airports are Brussels Airport (BRU) and Dusseldorf Airport (DUS). Airport transfers can be booked at delegates’ own cost.
More information will be available at a later date.
Maastricht is located just off the A2 motorway, the E25 interchange (Amsterdam-Brussels) and the A79 motorway (Liège-Aachen/Cologne) and has convenient connections to European motorways. The conference centre is just off the E25/A2 motorway. Take the Randwyck/MECC/AZM exit and follow the signs for MECC or MECC Parking.
Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to entering The Netherlands. Some nationalities will need to organise visas prior to travelling.
If you require a visa to visit the Netherlands, please apply for it within a reasonable period of time (minimum three months ahead of the planned travel).
The Local Organising Committee recommends that ALL participants check the websites of the Dutch embassy in their country prior to travel to ensure that they have all the necessary paperwork for travel.
Neither the Local Organising Committee nor Klinkhamer Group can be held responsible for and cannot refund any registration fees for participants who fail to obtain their visas prior to travel.