Getting to Maastricht
Maastricht is located in the heart of Europe, in the Meuse-Rhine Euro region. The city is surrounded by Belgium and Germany and close to France. Cities such as Liège, Aachen, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Brussels are therefore very near. Maastricht is easy accessible by plane, train and car.
Because of its central location in Europe, Maastricht has a lot of airports within one hours drive.
Our preferred international airports are:
Brussels Zaventem Airport
Train / car / taxi from Brussels Zaventem to Maastricht takes 1 hour. The train station is located below the terminals, level -1. The train from Brussels Airport will take you to Leuven where you can change trains to Liège. In Liège you can take a direct train to Maastricht Randwyck or Maastricht Centre. For the most up to date train information, please visit: www.nsinternational.nl. For the most up to date travel information, please visit: www.brusselsairport.be
Train / car / taxi from Düsseldorf to Maastricht 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
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.