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The Ghelamco Arena

MeetDistrict – Ghelamco Arena
Ottergemsesteenweg Zuid
808b bus 300 – 9000 Gent


The Ghelamco Arena is located about 5km from Ghent city centre in the south, and 3.5km from Ghent’s main railway station Gent-Sint-Pieters. It is easily accessible for those travelling by plane to Brussels Airport, by car, and by train or on the Eurostar into Brussels.


Directions to Showtime17

  • From Brussels

    Brussels is the transport hub for Belgium, so before looking at how to get to the Ghelamco Arena from Ghent, below is some information on how to get from Brussels to Ghent.

    Plane: Land at Brussels Airport and get a train towards Bruges and depart at Gent-Sint-Pieters (around 55 minutes).

    Eurostar: Arrive into Brussels Midi Station and get a train to Gent-Sint-Pieters (around 30 minutes).

    Train: The nearest train station to Ghelamco Arena, from wherever you are travelling on a train from across Europe is Gent-Sint-Pieters.

  • Public transport

    Tram: If you’re travelling from Gent-Sint-Pieters railway station, take tram 4 in the direction of Gent-Zwijnaardebrug. Depart the tram at Gestichtstraat (after about 10 minutes) and walk ahead until you reach the canal. At the canal follow the footpath on the left for about 15 minutes – this will lead you to the Ghelamco Arena. This route should take approximately 30 minutes.

    Bus: You can travel on the number 65 or 67 bus from Gent-Sint-Pieters railway station towards the Ghelamco Arena. You will need to depart at the Gent Arteveldepark stop. Buses run every 30 minutes and journey time is around 15 minutes.

  • Taxi

    You can get a taxi from Gent-Sint-Pieters train station which will take around 10 minutes. Please allow for some extra time if travelling during peak times.

    Local taxi numbers:
    V-tax: +
    Taxi Willy +32.475.82.55.10
    Gentse Taxi Service +32.9.345.45.45

  • By car

    The stadium is situated where the E17 and E40 motorways intersect. If you are travelling along the E40 motorway, first make your way to the E17 motorway, then take exit 9 UZ Ghent, towards the Ghelamco Arena, Ottergemsesteenweg Zuid 808, 9000 Ghent.

  • Parking (and bikes)

    Car parking: Parking +1 - Brico DIY
    Bicycle parking: There are designated bicycle racks around the outside of the stadium.