Antwerp lies about 45 kilometers north of Brussels and can be easily reached by air, rail or road. More information about Antwerp (including a map) can be found at www.antwerpen.be.
Travel to Antwerp by air
From Brussels airport there are two convenient options to get to Antwerp.
The fastest option (45 minutes) is to take a shuttle bus which goes directly to Antwerp with only two stops (first stop - on request, and the request has to be made when boarding the bus - is the Crowne Plaza Hotel, south of Antwerp; second and last stop is at Antwerp Central Station). This shuttle bus leaves the airport each hour, on the hour (see timetable). from one level below the arrivals level and a ticket costs € 10,-.
The second option is by rail. There are several trains per hour leaving for Antwerp. This will typically involve changing at Brussels North to an Inter-City train bound for Antwerp with a total travel time of about 1 hour. Please check the website of the Belgian national railways for timetables. A ticket will cost € 9,45 and trains leave the airport from two levels below the arrivals level.
A direct taxi from Brussels airport to Antwerp will cost about € 100,-.
Please check the website of the Belgian national railways for timetables. Antwerp lies on the Thalys network and is served by direct high-speed trains between Amsterdam and Paris. The Thalys train from Köln and Eurostar train from London go to Brussels where you have to change to an Inter-City train to Antwerp.
Travel to Antwerp by road
The main motorways leading to Antwerp are the E-19 (from Breda in the north and Brussels in the south), E-34 (from Eindhoven/Duisburg), E-313 (from Liège/Aachen) and E-17 (from Gent/Lille).
Travel to the City Campus and the conference Venue at 'Hof Van Liere'
Please look at the location of the city campus where you'll find entrances 7 and 8 of the 'Hof Van Liere'.