How to reach
TRAVELING TO AND FROM BRUSSELS
Brussels has two airports: Zaventem and Brussels Charleroi. Every 15 minutes there is a direct train connection from Zaventem to Brussels, taking only 17 minutes. A ticket currently costs EUR 8.80. A taxi to the city center costs about EUR 35 to 50. From Charleroi every half hour there is a shuttle bus that takes you to Brussels in about 1h.
Other major European cities are nearby. From Paris it only takes you 1h20, from Amsterdam 1h30, from London or Cologne 1h50 and from Frankfurt 3h, all by train. Brussels has three main train stations with direct connections to destinations in Belgium and abroad.
TRAVELING IN BELGIUM
Attendees taking advantage of their time in Belgium can explore other Belgian cities easily. By train it takes you 0.5h to Antwerp (diamonds, fashion, photography museum, seaport), Ghent (stubborn people, the Mystic Lamb, hipster bars and art museums) or Leuven (one of the oldest universities of Europe, beguinage) and about 1h to Bruges (fairy tale medieval town). Public transportation is rather cheap for European standards. For train travel within Belgium, the Rail Pass is recommended. Public transportation is available in cities in Flanders and Wallonia.
TRAVELING IN BRUSSELS
Traveling in Brussels is easy. The Brussels subway, tram and bus line network will take you anywhere.
Short term public bike rental is also available throughout the city.
TRAVELING TO THE CONFERENCE VENUE
Transportation to and from the venue will be arranged. There is an ongoing shuttle bus service from the Brussels South railway and subway station (Bruxelles-Midi) to the WILD Gallery.
At the back exit of the station – AVENUE FONSNY, you cross the street to the left and you find a user!2017 Conference Shuttle on the parking square. In peak hours (7.00am – 10.00am / 4.00pm – 8.00pm) there are 4 shuttle buses. Between 10.00am and 4.00pm there are 2 shuttle buses, one at Brussels South and one at WILD Gallery).
Public transportation also offers easy access (tram and/or bus) to the venue. There is a bus stop right in front (bus line 49) and around the corner (bus line 50) of the venue. Tram 82 and 97 stop at WIELS, a contemporary art centre a five minute walk from the WILD Gallery (turn right on Avenue du Pont de Luttre and right again on Rue du Charroi).
If you are traveling by car, there is parking available for 130 cars.