Het Pand

  Het Pand is the culture and congress center of Ghent University. Het Pand is a historical monument: this unique building is a former Dominican Monastry, situated beside the river Leie in the historic center of the city of Ghent.   


How to get there

  • By plane
    • Brussels airport is a major European airport and has plenty of connections. It has direct highway and train access.
  • By train
    • There are 2 direct trains per hour from Brussels Central Railway Station (35 minutes). From London and Paris, Gent can easily be reached by Thalys & Eurostar.
      For details and timetables, go to: www.b-rail.be
      Upon arrival in Gent, take tram 1 at railway station (every 6 minutes), get off at the "'Korenmarkt" and cross the river via the bridge "Sint-Michielsbrug". Turn around the Sint Michiels church. Het Pand is situated next to the church.
  • By car
    • Gent is located near the E40 highway and has excellent road access to all over Europe (3 hours from Paris, 2 hours from Amsterdam, 1 hour from the Chunnel).

What to do upon arrival at the Brussels airport (Zaventem)?

The airport is connected to the 3 railway stations in Brussels (South or Midi, Central and North Stations) by 3 direct trains per hour. From these railway stations there are 2 direct trains to Gent every hour. Train tickets can be purchased at the airport (level -1).

There is also at least one direct train per hour from the airport to Gent. For further details and timetables, visit www.b-rail.be (Belgian Railways) and www.brusselsairport.be (Brussels airport).

Where to park your car

Follow signs to P7 - Parking St. Michiels, which is located virtually opposite Het Pand.