Travel Information

The Stainless Steel World Conference and Exhibition 2025 will be held in the MECC (Maastricht Expo and Congress Centre) in Maastricht, in the South of the Netherlands, close to where the borders of the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany meet.

For information regarding transport to and from Maastricht please use the relevant links below:


If you wish to use a taxi within the Maastricht greater area, you can easily book this via this link. Note that availability may at times be limited: Booking earlier will guarantee that you will be picked up at the correct time and place.


If you are travelling to the Stainless Steel World Conference & Exhibition 2025 by plane, then we invite you to check available flights to and from Maastricht here.

For international flights you can choose various airlines, like KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, EasyJet, RyanAir, Corendon or TUI.

Please Note for International Flights into The Netherlands:

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol  is a major airport with connections to most larger cities worldwide. Upon flying into Amsterdam Airport Schiphol you can  take the train to Maastricht. – this will take you approximately 3 hours. You can also take a taxi from Schiphol to Maastricht. The approximate price is € 295.

If you wish to use a taxi service travelling from any of the nearby airports to MECC or to a hotel in or near Maastricht, you can best book via MECC Hotel Services for the best service and a good price.

Taxi costs from other nearby airport:

Eindhoven airport approximately € 230 per taxi (up to 3 persons)
Brussels Zaventem € 50 (shuttle bus) / € 230 (Private taxi)
Liège airport € 150 per taxi (up to 3 persons)
Köln/Bonn Airport € 225 (up to 3 persons)
Düsseldorf Airport € 225 (up to 3 persons)


The nearest train station, Maastricht-Randwyck, is located 250 metres from the MECC. There are frequent trains between this station and Maastricht Central Station, which is linked with the national and international railway network.

Train connections from Amsterdam Schiphol to Maastricht:

Please allow up to two changes and between 2.30 to 3.30 hours for this journey.

We recommend you see for detailed information regarding train times from Schiphol to Amsterdam and for all other train travel in The Netherlands.

Train Connections from Brussels to Maastricht:
We recommend you see the NS International Website for detailed information regarding train times from Brussels to Maastricht.

For more information, go to NS website.


If you are travelling south on the E25/A2 motorway (from Amsterdam-Eindhoven), take exit 55, “Randwyck-MECC”.

If you are travelling north on the E25/A2 (from Paris-Liège), take exit 56, “Gronsveld MECC”.

An excellent route planner can be found here or here.

To give you an estimation of your traveling time:

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol 2 hours 30 minutes
Brussels Airport 1 hour
Düsseldorf Airport 1 hour 30 minutes
Eindhoven Airport 1 hour
Hamburg Airport 4 hours 30 minutes
Paris (Charles de Gaulle) 4 hours 30 minutes
London Heathrow 6 hours (in combination with train)