Re: [78attendees] Train tickets outside the Netherlands - hours to buy tickets are 10:00 am-5:30 pm

"Alfred E. Heggestad" <aeh@db.org> Fri, 30 July 2010 07:15 UTC

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Subject: Re: [78attendees] Train tickets outside the Netherlands - hours to buy tickets are 10:00 am-5:30 pm
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On 7/30/10 12:32 AM, Mary Barnes wrote:
> FYI, if you need to buy train tickets to such international places as
> Paris, etc. in order to get out of Maastricht, the ticket booth at
> the train station in Maastricht for such tickets is only open from
> 10:00am - 5:30pm.  Silly me thought that since the websites indicated
> the ticket windows were open in Maastricht station until 8:00 pm that
> I could buy my train ticket tonite. However, despite there being
> someone at the ticket window at 7:30 pm, I was told that  I'll have
> to wait until 10 am in the morning since the window for
> "international tickets" (3 feet away from the "open" ticket counter)
> was closed.  This is the sort of information that can be extremely
> useful to know ahead of time.
>

I managed to buy a ticket for EUR 16 to Brussels Airport today,
around 08:45 this morning ...


you can also use the ticket machines, but they do not accept VISA


/alfred