Route description IRO


Korte Meer 9
9000 Gent

By public transport to Ghent

From Brussels Airport to Gent Sint-Pieters station

In the airport building, go to level –1 and take the train with direction Gent Sint-Pieters station (we advise you not to take the train which passes through Aalst, because this will take longer!). There is a direct train every hour, but you can also take the train to Brussel Noord station at the airport, where about three trains an hour leave for Ghent.

From the Brussels stations to Gent Sint-Pieters station

Arriving by train in Brussels : Switch to one of the many intercity trains (IC) to or via "Gent-Sint-Pieters", Ghent 's main railway station (directions "Brugge", "Knokke/Blankenberge", "Oostende" all stop in Ghent ). Ghent is on the crossroads of the international lines "London-Brussel-Köln" and "Antwerpen-Lille-Paris".


By public transport

From station Gent St-Pieters:
tram T1 (yellow line, every 5 minutes, exit at Zonnestraat) or tram T3 (blue line, every 10 minutes, exit at Zonnestraat).

More info on public transport can be found on the websites of De Lijn and NMBS.

By car

  • Follow the P signs to P6: Center Parking, Korte Meer 22/B, 9000 Gent. The parking site is located at a distance of 62 meters from Korte Meer 9. 
  • An alternative parking is Interparking Kouter. From here it is about 4 minutes on foot to Korte Meer 9. 



Directions to other Ghent University campuses and faculties are found on the studentmap.