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 Conference Location

8th IEEE European Test Workshop

 Crowne Plaza Hotel Maastricht,
The Netherlands

May 25 – 28, 2003

ETW'03 Travel

 

Travel to/from Maastricht

Maastricht, the southernmost city of the Netherlands, is situated near the borders with Belgium and Germany.

Maastricht can be reached by car, train or airplane.

By car: The A2/E25 highway crosses Maastricht. Check the ViaMichelin web-site for driving directions.

By train: Maastricht's Central Station has connections to major cities in Europe. Crowne Plaza Maastricht can be reached from the Central Station by taxi, or in a 10 minutes walk. Check the Dutch Railways web-site for further information on train schedules to/from Maastricht.

By plane: Maastricht-Aachen Airport is located 10 kilometers north of Maastricht's city center. It can be reached in 20 minutes via the A2/E25 highway by car or taxi. There are also regular bus connections between Maastricht-Aachen Airport and Maastricht's Central Station. Maastricht-Aachen Airport has daily direct flights to/from Amsterdam and London.

Maastricht can further be reached by car or train from the following international airports:

  • Amsterdam Airport ('Schiphol'), The Netherlands
    By car: 2.5 hours via A2/E25 highway
    By train: 2.5 hours with 1 change over in station 'Amsterdam Duivendrecht'.

  • Brussels Airport ('Zaventem'), Belgium
    By car: 1.5 hour via A3/E40 (direction Liège), A25/E25 (direction Maastricht), A25/E25 changes into A2/E25.
    By train: 2.5 hours with 2 change overs in station 'Bruxelles-Nord' and 'Liège-Guillemins'.

  • Düsseldorf Flughafen, Germany
    By car: 1.5 hour via A57/E31 (direction Neuss West), A46 (direction Aachen), A44 (direction Aachen),
    A4/E314 (direction Aachen), A4 changes to A76/A79/A2 (direction Maastricht).
    By train: 2.5 hours with 2 c
    hange overs in station 'Venlo' and 'Roermond'.

 

Travel to the hotels

Crowne Plaza Maastricht

When entering Maastricht via highway A2/E25 from the north (see map below):
At the 5th traffic light on the A2/E25, turn right, drive through the tunnel, and follow the Crowne Plaza signs.

When entering Maastricht via highway A2/E25 from the south (see map below):
At the 2nd traffic light on the A2/E25, turn left, drive through the tunnel, and follow the Crowne Plaza signs.

 

Other recommended hotels (see map below):

  1. Hotel Beaumont
    4-star hotel, 5 minutes walking distance from Crowne Plaza;
    5 minutes walking distance from Central Station

  2. Grand Hotel De L'Empereur
    4-star hotel, 10 minutes walking distance from Crowne Plaza;
    located opposite to Central Station

  3. Apple Park Hotel Maastricht
    4-star hotel, 5 minutes driving distance from Crowne Plaza;
    shuttle service to Crowne Plaza or downtown Maastrich, EUR 10 per shuttle (max. 4 persons)

  4. Novotel Maastricht
    3-star hotel, 5 minutes driving distance from Crowne Plaza;
    free shuttle service to Crowne Plaza or downtown Maastricht

  5. Hotel D'Orangerie
    3-star hotel, 10 minutes walking distance from Crowne Plaza;
    20 minutes walking distance from Central Station