Location

Flanders Expo forms  part of the European project known as The Loop. This project focuses on the urban development of the southern part of Ghent. The landmarks of Ikea and the tower of KBC are situated nearby.

Flanders Expo 
Maaltekouter 1
BE-9051 Gent

Don’t want to use our sleeping area?

Here are some fancy options:
  • Holliday INN Gent Expo: 0,2 km from Flanders Expo
  • Rose House B&B: 0,8 km from Flanders Expo
  • Hotel Castel: 1,8 km from Flanders Expo, 200 m from station ‘Gent Sint-Pieters’
  • Adoma: 1,8 km from Flanders Expo, 200 m from station ‘Gent Sint-Pieters’
  • Hotel Carlton: 1,9 km from Flanders Expo, 280 m from station ‘Gent Sint-Pieters’
You can plan your route easily to/from Flanders Expo with De Lijn’s route planner or Google Maps for detailed information.

Train + tram

Flanders Expo is easily accessible by public transport (tram, train and bus). When leaving the Gent-Sint-Pieters railway station you will find the tramline 1 stop on your left. This tram will take you in less than 10 minutes to Flanders Expo. It is also possible to visit us by bus (routes 76/77/78).

If you are coming by train, tram or bus, you can plan your route easily to Flanders Expo with De Lijn’s route planner or NMBS for detailed information.

Flanders Expo is located near exit 14 of the E40 Brussels–Ostend motorway.

  • Coming from Antwerp (E17), follow the R4 to Eeklo/EXPO – The Loop at the Zwijnaarde/Destelbergen interchange.
  • Coming from Brussels, you can avoid the Flanders Expo traffic by taking exit 16 (Merelbeke) and following the R4 towards Eeklo/Gent.
  • Coming from Kortrijk (E17), follow the ‘EXPO’ signs from the Zwijnaarde interchange.

Attention: turn off your GPS systems *
Most GPS systems can’t guide you. So carefully follow the signposting to reach your destination/parking site.

(*) Users of the traffic and navigation app Waze can rely on real-time traffic information.

Flanders Expo is easily accessible from the two most important airports of Belgium: Brussels Airport and Brussels South Charleroi Airport.
  • Brussels Airport by car: It’s a 47 min. drive. You can avoid the Flanders Expo traffic by taking exit 16 (Merelbeke) and following the R4 towards Eeklo/Gent.
  • Coming from Brussels South Charleroi airport by car: it’s a 1h & 17min. drive. You can avoid the Flanders Expo traffic by taking exit 16 (Merelbeke) and following the R4 towards Eeklo/Gent.
  • Coming from Brussels Airport by train:
    The train station is located under the airport and can be reached by lifts and escalators in the arrival hall.
    Train stations close by:
    From station ‘Sint-Denijs-Westrem’ it’s a 10 min. walk (701 meters)
    From ‘Gent Bovenhove’ it’s a 13 min. walk (905 meters.)
    From ‘Gent-Sint-Pieters’ you will find the tramline 1 stop on your left. This tram will take you in less than 10 minutes to Flanders Expo. It is also possible to visit us by bus (routes 76/77/78).

 

Other airports close by are:
  • Antwerp International Airport (BE)
  • Liège Airport (BE)
  • Ostend-Bruges International Airport (BE)
  • Eindhoven Airport (NL)
  • Maastricht Aachen Airport (NL)
  • Aéroport de Lille-Lesquin (FR)