The Maastricht University is located at Tongersestraat 53, 6211 LM Maastricht.
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Travel to SBE from Maastricht’s Central train station takes approximately 10 minutes by taxi or bus. Taxis can be found to the left as you exit the train station and the fare should be about 15-20 Euro. If using the bus, take Bus Number 3, 4, or 9 to a stop on Tongersestraat. Bus tickets can be purchased on the bus and cost no more than 2 Euro.
Maastricht is easily accessible, being within 1.5 hours by car from several major airports.
- Maastricht-Aachen Airport is approximately 20 minutes from SBE by taxi (available outside the airport) and offers flights to and from London, Krakow, Budapest and other smaller European cities.
- Brussels Airport (Zaventem) is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes by taxi or train from Maastricht, though heavy vehicle traffic can be a problem during peak travel times. Travel by train to and from Brussels Airport is recommended during those times.
- Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is just over 2 hours by car and 2.5 hours by train from Maastricht central train station. Fast trains run every 30 minutes south to Maastricht.
- Düsseldorf Airport and Cologne-Bonn Airport are approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes by shuttle/taxi from Maastricht. There are also train connections to Maastricht although they require several switches and take 2.5-3 hours.
For train travel to and from Maastricht from airports and or locations in Germany, Belgium and other European countries, please use the following website: http://www.ns.nl/en/travellers/home
For train travel within The Netherlands, particularly to and from Schiphol Airport, please use this website: http://www.ns.nl/en/travellers/home.
Note: Train travel within The Netherlands now requires personalized ticketing, so it is best to purchase train tickets online in advance.
Airport Shuttles and Taxis
Jacobs Bus & Travel prepared a webshop where SERVSIG2016 attendees can conveniently book an airport shuttle or private taxi for an attractive price. Shuttles are available from and to Brussels Airport (Zaventem) and Düsseldorf Airport, taxi's are available from and to all airports and trainstations close to Maastricht.
This Google map provides an overview of conference venues, conference hotels and bus departures (for the diner on Sunday). If it's not working properly in your browser, please use this link: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1R-MqcyfkuUfWljMdfNAT8Bbruco