Accessibility of Maastricht

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Accessibility of Maastricht

Due to its location and vicinity to the German and Belgian border, Maastricht is superbly accessible by air, train and car. There are no less than nine international airports within close reach and three local train stations.

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Due to its location and vicinity to the German and Belgian border, Maastricht is superbly accessible by air, train and car. There are no less than nine international airports within close reach and three local train stations.

  • International Maastricht-Aachen Airport located just outside the city
  • Several additional international airports within an hour’s drive
  • Three train stations offering frequent (inter)national connections

By air

The international Maastricht-Aachen Airport is located just outside of the city. Delegates arriving at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport with KLM can use the direct and free KLM Bus Service to and from Maastricht. In addition, Maastricht lies within an hour’s drive of several international airports in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.

Distance to airports:

Maastricht-Aachen Airport (NL): 8km/5mi
Liege Airport (BEL): 29km/18mi
Eindhoven Airport (NL): 88km/55mi
Airport Dusseldorf Weeze (GER): 99km/62mi
Cologne-Bonn Airport (GER): 99km/62mi
Brussels Airport (BEL): 99km/62mi
Düsseldorf International Airport (GER): 109km/68mi
Antwerp Airport (BEL): 124km/77mi
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (NL): 219km/136mi

By train

Maastricht is a compact and very walkable city, so it may come as a surprise that there are three local train stations offering international connections. The main train station is Maastricht Central. From Amsterdam Central Station direct trains to Maastricht Central depart every 30 minutes. In addition, international high speed trains such as Thalys and Eurostar stop in Maastricht en route to/from Paris, Brussels or London. From Germany there is an abundance of local train connections.

Train journey times from Maastricht Region:

Amsterdam: 2 hours
Cologne (GER): 1 hour
Brussels (BEL): 1.5 hours
Frankfurt (GER): 3 hours
Paris (FRA): 3 hours
London (GB): 4.5 hours

By road

Maastricht is well connected by international highways passing the city. Highways from Amsterdam to Luxembourg, Cologne to Brussels, Liege to Paris or Aachen to Maastricht make the city easily accessible by car.

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