Travel info

How to reach the city of Ghent

By plane

The main Belgian airport, Brussels National Airport, is about 70 km away from Ghent. The easiest way to get from the airport to Ghent is by train or taxi.
Another (budget) option is Charleroi Airport, also called Brussels-South Airport. To reach Ghent, you can take a shuttle from the airport, starting from €5 (see You could also take the Brussels City Shuttle from the airport, towards Brussel-Zuid/Bruxelles-Midi train station and continue to Ghent by train. Another option is to take bus A to train station Charleroi-Sud and to take a train there. If you do the latter, you can buy a ticket to “any Belgian train station” which includes the bus fee at the vending machines right outside the Airport (Entrance 2).

By train

International train services can bring you to Brussels (Eurostar from London, Thalys from Paris, etc.). Train timetables and online ticket sale can be found at
From Brussels National Airport, there are frequent train services (basement level -1) to Ghent. You can either take a direct train to Gent-Sint-Pieters (directions De Panne or Brugge) or take the airport city express to one of the train stations in Brussels (Brussel-Zuid/Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Centraal/Bruxelles-Central, or Brussel-Noord/Bruxelles-Nord).
When you arive at a train station in Brussels, switch to an intercity (IC) train towards Ghent, station ‘Gent-Sint-Pieters’ (directions Brugge, Knokke, Blankenberge, Oostende).
You can easily reach Ghent from other cities in Belgium by intercity trains as well. Train timetables and online ticket sale can be found at

How to reach the venue


Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
Henri Dunantlaan 2
9000 Ghent
tel. +32 (0)9 264 83 05

By public transportation

Once arrived at the train station ‘Gent Sint-Pieters’, you can easily reach the venue by tram. Take Tram 2 towards ‘Zwijnaarde - Melle Leeuw’ or Tram 4 towards ‘Gent UZ - Ledeberg - Stelplaats’ and exit at Gent Bernard Spaelaan. It is then an 8-minute walk to the venue (see map below).



In case you choose to take a bus, numbers 9, 41, and 65 take you from station ‘Gent-Sint-Pieters’ to the faculty More info van be found on the website of our public transportation company De Lijn.

By car

The faculty can easily be reached via the R4 (Ghent’s outer ring road) exit ‘Blaarmeersen’ or via the R40 (Ghent’s inner ring road). Information on where to park and other mobility issues can be found at

By taxi

Of course, you can take a taxi from the airport or from the bigger train stations such as ‘Gent-Sint-Pieters’. Taxis are always waiting at the entrance.