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Transport

How to get to the campus of the School of Arts of the University College of Ghent

The closest airport to Ghent is Brussels Airport Zaventem [1], with onward direct transport by train to Ghent Sint-Pieters station via Brussels Airport-Zaventem station (about 55 minutes). You can also land in Brussels South Charleroi Airport [2], from which you can get to Brussels South/Midi Station easily with the Brussels City Shuttle [3]. From Brussels South/Midi station, you can continue your trip to the station of Ghent Sint-Pieters.

The station of Ghent Sint-Pieters is situated at a walking distance from the campus of the School of Arts. Trains from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and Brussels South/Midi station to Ghent Sint-Pieters run every 15 minutes. Tickets have to be bought before boarding the train on the ticket machines or the ticket offices (one-way, 2nd class, no reductions: approx. 16 euros).

Taxis to Ghent are available at the airport and costs vary between 88 and 120 euros.

To travel from Ghent Sint-Pieters station to the conference place you can walk about 10 minutes or take a bus or tram, which run frequently.

Address: Jozef Kluyskensstraat 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Please find the directions to the campus here [4].

 

Travel within Ghent

All hotels are located in the town centre and the campus of the School of Arts of the University College Ghent is easily reachable by foot.

Bus and tram services run within Ghent. For route network check: https://www.delijn.be/en/?vertaling=true [5] or Google Maps. Tickets need to be bought at the ticket services at the stops, or can be bought by SMS by sending “DL” to “4884” (about 2 euros per ticket).

The city of Ghent provides an excellent bike-rental service. Each service listed below have several bicycle hire point where you can rent a bike. In case you want to have one available, we encourage you reserve in advance:

De Fietsambassade
They have several bicycle hire points where you can rent a bike on the spot without reservation. https://fietsambassade.gent.be/en [6]
info.defietsambassade(at)stad.gent
+32 924 280 40

Biker
Steendam 16, 9000 Ghent
+32922 429 03
http://www.bikerfietsen.be/contact [7]

Gentle Wheels
Kaprijkestraat 2, 9000 Gent
info@gentlewheels.be [8]
+32473 58 61 25 [9]

Blue Bike Station Ghent Sint-Pieters
Leave the station at the back. There you see the Blue-bikes and the automatic key distributor on the right. The ‘bike point’ is a bit further behind the bicycle parking. If you sign up during office hours, you can leave straight away.
https://www.blue-bike.be/en