Rolduc Abbey is situated at the outskirts of the town on Kerkrade in the Netherlands. However, the German city of Herzogenrath is only 2 km away.
6464 EP KERKRADE
Some GPS systems do not find the Heyendallaan in the abbey park; instead search for: Rolduckerstraat. This street connects Rolduc Abbey with the center of Kerkrade.
The main international airport in the Netherlands is Amsterdam (Schiphol, 200 km). At the airport you can take the Intercity train to Kerkrade. Other nearby international airports are Brussels (B, 100 km), Düsseldorf (D, 90 km), and Cologne (D, 80 km), all connected via Intercity trains with Herzogenrath (D) or Aachen (D). From there a taxi may take you to the conference center. Nearby domestic airports with only charter flights are Maastricht (NL, 25 km), Liege (B, 40 km), Weeze (D, 75 km), and Eindhoven (NL, 85 km). Airport Weeze does not have a train connection. Liege has a train connection via Maastricht.
The Kerkrade and Herzogenrath (D) railway stations are both only 2 km away from Rolduc Abbey. If you fly to Amsterdam the most convenient way to Kerkrade is to travel by Intercity train via Heerlen to Kerkrade. Detailed information can be found at the website of the Dutch Railways: http://www.ns.nl/en/.
Travel to Herzogenrath station. From there take a taxi to Rolduc Abbey.
Travel via Liege to Aachen and then to Herzogenrath station.
Rolduc Abbey is only 4 km away from the Dutch Highway A76, that connects the German highways at Aachener Kreuz with the Dutch and Belgian highways at Kerensheide junction.
Take Highway A2 in the direction of Maastricht/Heerlen. From Kerensheide junction follow the direction of Heerlen/Aken (A76). At Ten Esschen junction choose the direction of Kerkrade (A76) and from Bocholtz junction the N281. Take exit Kerkrade. Follow signs towards Kerkrade and then follow the brown signs “Rolduc”.
After the border Aachen/Heerlen (A4/A76) follow Kerkrade (N281) at Bocholtz junction. Take the exit Kerkrade, follow “Kerkrade” and subsequently the brown signs “Rolduc”.