Directions

Flanders Expo
Maaltekouter 1
BE-9051 Gent

We strongly advise you to use the public transport, it’s the most environmentally friendly way of transportation. To get to the event easily, we highly recommend you read and follow the instructions below.

By train & tram

The station closest to the venue is Gent-St-Pieters, one of the biggest train stations in Belgium with dozens of trains stopping each hour. Right in front of the station you’ll find tram platform 1. Take the tram ‘1. Flanders Expo’. Tram 1 leaves several times an hour and will drop you off right in front of Flanders Expo (final stop) in less than 6 minutes. It doesn’t get any easier than this!

By bus

Buslines 76 – 77 – 78 will take you to Flanders Expo.

Should you want to plan your route, transport company De Lijn offers a route planner.

The picture below shows you where to find the bus and tram stop in the vicinity of the venue.

By bike

The easiest way to reach the venue is through the Derbystraat, taking the cyclist and pedestrian bridge. The venue is at your right hand side.

The R4, follow the Raymond La Rochelaan to the cyclist and pedestrian bridge, which leads you to the venue.

By car

Flanders Expo can very easily be reached by car and has a large number of parking spots. Please take notice that a parking fee will be charged by the venue (€5/day). For ecological reasons we advise you to carpool, or better yet, to use public transport.

You’ll find the venue at exit 14 of the E40 highway Brussels – Ostend. Look for ‘Expo’ signs on the highway.

  • From Antwerp (E17): on the highway interchange Zwijnaarde/Destelbergen take the R4 (Eeklo/Expo – The Loop).
  • From Brussels: to avoid a traffic jam take exit 16 (Merelbeke) and continue on the R4 in the direction of Eeklo/Gent.
  • From Kortrijk (E17): follow the ‘EXPO’ signs when passing the highway interchange Zwijnaarde/Destelbergen.

Your GPS info might not bring you to correct location at the venue. Please follow the signage signs ‘EXPO’ to the venue and parking. The traffic app Waze does offer a correct navigation to the venue.

Where to park your car:
As mentioned, the venue offers ample parking facilities. Please keep in mind that, to reach parking A3, which is the main parking assigned to the event , you will have to drive an extra tour round the site . Take exit 5 and follow “PA”. See the image below.