P+R Noord Maastricht: Parking will remain free and public transport rates will increase slightly
If you're going to the Maastricht city centre for work or a day out shopping, then you can save money by travelling via P+R Maastricht Noord. Parking here is free, and Arriva's bus number 10 to the city centre and back departs every fifteen minutes. In 2018 and 2019, a return ticket cost €2, but as of 1 January 2020, a return ticket will cost €2.15. A return ticket for groups of three to five people now costs €5.40. Two children aged between four and eleven can travel for free on each ticket. If you park at P+R Noord at least thirteen times a month, then a subscription would be the cheapest and easiest option for you. This would cost you €27.05 per month.
Travelling via the P+R: good for the climate in the city.
Parking on the outskirts of the city is cheap and good for Maastricht. On average, 15,000 commuters used P+R Maastricht Noord each month in 2019. On peak days, many visitors to the city park here. During events such as André Rieu performances or Magical Maastricht, up to 1,250 cars may park here. Many commuters also park their cars at P+R Maastricht Noord on a daily or weekly basis. Together, this represents a significant number of drivers who do not need to drive through the centre of Maastricht in search of parking spaces.