Location

Join us in Maastricht at Hotel Van Der Valk for the first European edition of CodeConnexx. We selected a venue that is good to reach both by public transport and by car. There is free parking at the hotel parking-lot and it’s only a 10 minute walk from “Maastricht Randwijck” station. You can also take the bus from Maastricht Central station, check the directions below for more information.

Hotel Van Der Valk Maastricht
Nijverheidsweg 35
6227 AL Maastricht

Directions using public transport
You can take the train to Maastricht Randwijck and then walk to the venue, it’s a 10 minute walk or you can take the train to Maastricht Central station and take the bus from there. There are 2 busses you can take. Line 4 (to AZM) will stop at the Nijverheidsweg, right in front of the hotel and leaves every half hour. Line 50 (to Aken) will stop at Akersteenweg which is just a couple of minutes from the hotel and leaves every 15 minutes.

Directions by car
The hotel is located besides the highway A2. Most cars nowadays have navigational software, but if you don’t check the hotels website on how to get there. Parking at the hotel is free.

Closest airports
The closest airports are Brussels and Düsseldorf, a little further away is Amsterdam/Schiphol airport.

Brussels
If you decide to fly to Brussels you can take a train to Maastricht. The costs for a one-way ticket are about € 25-30. The itinerary varies greatly. Trains from Zaventem to Brussels North run every 10 to 15 minutes and take about 15 minutes to arrive. At Brussels North you need to check the boards (or ask the ticket vendor at Zaventem/Brussels Airport) for trains to Liège Guillemins (central station). From Liège you take the slow train to Maastricht which stops at Maastricht Randwijck. From there the venue is at about 10 minutes wlaking distance. A travel planner for Belgium is also available online.

Düsseldorf
If you decide to fly to Düsseldorf you can also take a train to Maastricht. The costs for a one-way ticket are about € 20,-. Take the sky-train from the terminal to the “airport Düsseldorf train station”. The SkyTrain commutes frequently between the terminal and the “Flughafen” airport railway station. The journey between the two end stops (the “Bahnhof Düsseldorf Flughafen” railway station and “Terminal C”) takes about five minutes. The following tickets are accepted as being valid fare tickets.

1) Valid VRR tickets
2) DB tickets
3) Rail&Fly tickets
4) Apcoa Autoparking GmbH car park tickets
5) Tickets for the observation deck at Düsseldorf International

Passengers who do not have one of these tickets are required to obtain a short-range fare ticket in order to ride on the SkyTrain. A bus transfer between the terminal and the “Flughafen” station is provided for times the SkyTrain is not in service. Online you will find the itinerary. Every half hour a train leaves. It takes approximately 2.5 hours to Maastricht train station.

Amsterdam/Schiphol airport
If you decide to fly to Amsterdam/Schiphol airport there is also a train to Maastricht. The price for a one-way ticket is approximately € 25.00 as you can find in a very clear travel planner offered in English. For more information on travelling within the Netherlands, have a look at the following website: http://journeyplanner.9292.nl/. There is also information about train tickets from Amsterdam airport to Maastricht here.

Train tickets for domestic travel are available from the yellow ticket machines near the platforms at Schiphol Plaza. Tickets (for domestic and international travel) are also available from the ticket offices, which are situated close to the red/white-checked cube at Schiphol Plaza. Staff at the ticket offices will also be able to provide you with train departure information.

If you have any questions about how to get to the conference venue, please contact Lineke Kerckhoffs-Willems (lineke@codeconnexx.com).

Other hotels nearby (walking distance)

Novotel Maastricht
Only a couple of minutes from the conference venue.
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NH Maastricht
A little further away, close by the train station Maastricht Randwyck (about 10-15 minutes walking) is the NH Maastricht hotel.
Website

Apart Hotel Randwyck
A little further away, close by the train station Maastricht Randwyck (about 10-15 minutes walking) is the Apart Hotel Randwyck.
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