Maastricht Travel Guide

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nederlandjeGetting there

Maastricht is situated in the heart of Europe, in the Euroregion Meuse-Rhine. The city is surrounded by Belgium and Germany and is located close to France. Cities like Liège, Aachen, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Brussels are just a stone’s throw away. Click here if you want to see how Maastricht is located in the Netherlands and towards neighboring countries.

By car
Maastricht is easily accessible through various highways: E25/A2 (Amsterdam-Luxembourg), E40 (Cologne-Brussels), E42 (Liège-Paris), E314 (Maastricht-Aachen). Check the detailed route descriptions on

400px-Airport_MapSmart parking
Choose the rate that suits you: cheaper on the outskirts, more expensive in the centre. As you drive into the city, signs guide you to the parking garages and car parks with available spaces. More information:

By plane
Maastricht has its own airport: Maastricht-Aachen Airport. In addition, there are several (inter)national airports within an hour’s drive from the centre of Maastricht. This ensures that Maastricht & region is easily accessible from all over the world. On the websites of the several airports, you can find the most recent and optimized flight routes.

Airport & website link Distance to Maastricht
Maastricht-Aachen Airport 5 mi.
Liège Airport 18 mi.
Eindhoven Airport 55 mi.
Airport Düsseldorf Regional Weeze 62 mi.
Cologne-Bonn Airport 62 mi.
Brussels Airport 62 mi.
Antwerp Airport 77 mi.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol 136 mi.

MaasrtichtMapBy train
Maastricht has three railway stations: North, Central and Randwyck, next to the convention centre MECC Maastricht. There is a direct train from Amsterdam Central to Maastricht every thirty minutes. This fast and comfortable mode of transportation brings you in less than two and half hours to this attractive MICE destination. Maastricht North opened in November 2013 and it offers excellent Park & Ride possibilities: there are 360 parking spots available. You can reach Maastricht Central from North in just six minutes. Maastricht Central is just a few minutes away from the city centre by foot. Lots of hotels are within walking distance from Maastricht Central as well. Railway station Randwyck is located within 250 m. of the convention centre MECC Maastricht. The Academic Hospital Maastricht (azM), the Maastricht University, the Maastricht School of Management, the NH Hotel and the Apart Hotel Randwyck are also within walking distance of this railway station. Maastricht is also easily accessible by international train by Thalys and/or Eurostar from Brussels, Paris or London via Liège station. You can also reach Maastricht by train from Germany through stations like Venlo and Heerlen, or by Euregional bus.

For additional train information, Please have a look at the following websites:

For more information surrounding public transport in the Euroregio, please visit

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