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How to get there

Living in the neighbourhood?

Going on foot is an excellent choice for those who are living or working in the close proximity of the Capitole. No traffic delays and no parking problems.

You can also rent a bicycle at many locations provided by the city of Ghent.

Using public transport?

Capitole Gent is located next to Woodrow Wilson square, where you’ll be able to find the ‘Gent-Zuid’ bus station, operated by De Lijn. Trams and buses stop right in front of the Capitole! Schedules can be found on:

Travelling by train?

Keep in mind that returning home by train after an evening event is often not possible anymore. So please check in advance if a smooth travel homewards will be possible. Or you can try combining your outward journey with carpooling during your ride home.

The closest train station to Capitole Gent is Gent-Dampoort. Which is a short walk away from the venue. A variety of bus lines departing at Gent-Dampoort also have a stop in front of the Capitole: lines 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 76 and 78.

The main station of Ghent, Gent-Sint-Pieters, is located 2.5 km from the venue. A variety of bus lines passing the Capitole is available here as well: lines 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 76 and 78. A bus ride from Gent-Sint-Pieters to the Capitole we’ll only take around 12 minutes.

For information about the NMBS train schedule:


Don’t miss the start of an event! We cannot guarantee visitors who come late, to be able to still attend the first part of the event. Make sure you depart well ahead of time and you are aware of any road constructions or possible traffic jams by listening to the radio or checking the following links. (in Dutch or French) (in Dutch or French) (in Dutch or French)

We highly recommend the following Interparking parking lots near the Capitole:

  • Interparking Zuid, gps: Woodrow Wilsonplein 1, 9000 Gent. Open till 1 a.m., on Fridays and Saturdays till 3 a.m.
  • Interparking Kouter, 9000 Gent. Open till 2 a.m., on Saturdays till 4 a.m.
  • Interparking Center, Korte Meer 22b, 9000 Gent. Open till 9 p.m. and closed on Sundays

Need a rental car? Call Europcar!

Are you looking for a rental car to travel to and from our venue? Our partner Europcar offers a wide variety of vehicles at very attractive rates.

Check out for more information.