Getting to Ghent

By public transport

Traveling to Ghent:
The destination station is called Gent Sint-Pieters (or Gand St.-Pierre in French).  An online route planner can be found here.

Travelling within Ghent to Het Pand:

  • From station Gent Sint-Pieters:
    Tram 1 (every 6 minutes) or tram 24 (every 20 minutes). Exit at Korenmarkt.
    Alternatively, a 2.5 km walk brings you from the Sint-Pieters train station to Het Pand.
  • From Gent Zuid
    Tram 4 (every 6 minutes), tram 24 (every 20 minutes) or bus 17 (every 30 minutes). Exit at Korenmarkt.
Bus tickets can be purchased at a 'De Lijn' booth near the train station, or on the busses themselves (at a small extra charge). More info on

By Car

Important notice on GPS-usage: The city of Ghent has severly changed the traffic routes for cars in 2017. If your GPS has not been updated since then, please do not use it in the city.

  • Follow the parking signage to parking P7 Sint-Michiels. The parking is located at 50 meter from Het Pand (ca. € 26/24h). Take the exit Onderbergen and you come out in the wilderoosstraat, opposite Het Pand.
  • An alternative parking is P8 Ramen (ca. € 14/24h). From here it's about 5 minutes on foot to Het Pand.

By airplane

The closest major airport to Ghent is Brussels National Airport (BRU), a.k.a. Zaventem, 67 kilometers from Ghent. There are direct flights to all major European cities several times per day.The most convenient way to get from Brussels National Airport to Ghent is by train. The airport train station is located on level -1 of the terminal. The departure station is Brussels Airport-Zaventem (Brussel-Nat-Luchthaven in Dutch or Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport in French).

Tickets can be bought in the train station for about 16 euros per person for a one-way ticket. There are 3 trains per hour to Ghent, 1 of which is a direct fast train (54 min), 1 of which is a slow direct train (1 h 22 min), and 1 of which requires a connection in Brussels-South (Brussel-Zuid in Dutch or Bruxelles-Midi in French) (about 1 h).