Accessibility – Ghent

Thursday 24 November -> Ghent


Het Pand
Onderbergen 1
9000 Gent
tel. +32 9 264 83 05


By Public Transport

  • If you want to travel to Belgium by train, you can find all travel information and purchase tickets via Choose ‘Gent-Sint-Pieters’ as your destination.
  • Once in Ghent, you can easily use buses and trams:
    • From railway station Gent St-Pieters:
      tram 1 (every 6 minutes) or tram 24 (every 20 minutes). Exit at Korenmarkt.
    • From Gent Zuid:
      tram 4 (every 6 minutes), tram 24 (every 20 minutes) or bus 17 (every 30 minutes). Exit at Korenmarkt.
  • See General Route Planner:

By Car

  • Ghent is at the crossroads of two big motorways, E17 (Lille-Antwerp) and E40 (Ostend-Brussels). Choose exit “Gent” and first follow the direction “Gent-Centrum”, after which you follow “other directions”.
  • Beware: the old city centre is not really car-friendly.
    • Follow the parking signage to parking P7 Sint-Michiels. The parking is located at 50 meter from Het Pand. Take the exit Onderbergen and you come out in the Wilderoosstraat, opposite Het Pand.
    • An alternative parking is P8 Ramen. From here it’s about 5 minutes on foot to Het Pand.
    • A little further, situated in the middle of the old city centre, there is an underground parking lot, de ‘Vrijdagmarkt’ parking (P1, €11/day).
    • For more information on parking in Ghent, consult


  • Belgium’s international airport is situated in Brussels ( From Brussels Airport it is possible to travel by train ( to Ghent. In the airport, follow the signs to the railway station, which is below ground level. Buy a ticket (also possible online) for Ghent-St-Pieters station at the counter in the train station of the airport or at one of the ticketing machines. The price for a single fare (Brussels Airport – Ghent-St-Pieters) is about €15 (Diabolo surcharge included). Their is a direct train to Ghent or a shuttle train to Brussels Central Station, which runs every 15 minutes. There, you can change to a train to Ghent.
  • A smaller airport is Charleroi Brussels South International airport ( From Charleroi, there are essentially two options to travel to Ghent:
    • The Brussels City Shuttle to the Brussels Zuid/Midi railway station. The shuttle can be found directly outside the terminal, leaves every 30 minutes and the €13 ticket can be purchased online in advance, from the driver, or via one of the streetside vending machines. From Zuid/Midi station you can take a train to Ghent ( Buy a ticket for Ghent-St-Pieters station in the station or online in advance. The price for a single fare (Brussels Zuid/Midi station – Ghent-St-Pieters) is € 8,90.
    • Charleroi station. First take bus A to Charleroi railway station, subsequently take a train to Brussels Zuid/Midi station and change trains there to Ghent-Sint-Pieters. The price for a single ticket (Charleroi-South-Airport to Ghent Sint-Pieters, bus A included) is €20.50; the ticket can be purchased in advance online ( or at one of the streetside vending machines.
  • Other close airports: Antwerp Airport (, Ostend Airport (, Liege Airport (, Lille Airport in France (,…