How to get to Ghent?

The different transportation means to reach the city of Ghent are outlined on the city's website: How to get to ghent?

Venue

The conference will take place at the conference centre het Pand at Ghent University, Belgium.

The history of Het Pand dates back to 1201. Originally founded to be a hospital it soon became too small and was gifted in 1228 to the monks of the Dominicus monastery. The building has seen many owners throughout the centuries. Each giving it a new function until it was finally bought by the Ghent University in 1963. The building was renovated in 1971 and finally finished in 1991. It's history is reflected in every room.

By public transport

From Brussels to Gent St-Pieters  Brussels International Airport (train station) has a direct link to the main station, Gent-Sint-Pieters. You can check the local time table on: Belgiantrain.be

From the main train station Gent St-Pieters:  Take tram 1 (arrives every six minutes) or tram 24 (arrives every 20 minutes). Get off at Korenmarkt. Cross the Sint-Michiels bridge and go left to follow Sint-Michielshelling to Onderbergen. You need to buy a ticket by SMS 'DL' to 4884 (1 hour access) or a m-ticket in the ticket machines or store of 'De lijn'.

From Gent Zuid:  Take tram 4 (arrives every six minutes) or tram 24 (arrives every 20 minutes) or bus 17 (arrives every 30 minutes). Get off at Korenmarkt. Cross the Sint-Michiels bridge and go left to follow Sint-Michielshelling to Onderbergen.

By car

Since 2020 Ghent-city is a Low Emission Zone. Foreign cars always need to be registered and some cars are not allowed in the city centre. More information: low emission zone Ghent