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 eight international airports within close reach and three local train stations.

  • International Maastricht-Aachen Airport located just outside the city
  • 8 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 eight 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

For more information about air travel to Maastricht, please visit the Maastricht Convention Bureau website.

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, there are frequent connections to Maastricht from Liege (Belgium), Brussels (Belgium) and Aachen (Germany). International high speed trains such as Thalys, TGV and Eurostar also stop at the above train stations, making Maastricht accessible by train from London and Paris in no time as well.

Train journey times from Maastricht Region:

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (NL): 2 hours 30 minutes
Eindhoven Airport (NL): 1 hour 30 minutes
Cologne (GER): 1 hour
Brussels (BEL): 1 hour 30 minutes
Frankfurt (GER): 3 hours
Paris (FRA): 3 hours
London (GB): 4 hours 30 minutes

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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