JESIUM 2016 – Hotel & Travel

JOINT EUROPEAN STABLE ISOTOPES USER group MEETING

4–9 September 2016 • Ghent University • Belgium

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Detailed Programme

Venue of the meeting

 

Aula of Ghent University

Voldersstraat 9

9000 Gent, Belgium

 

How to get to Belgium and your conference venue, the Aula of Ghent University

 

BY AIRPLANE

 

BRUSSELS NATIONAL AIRPORT

Ghent is only 45 minutes from the international airport of Zaventem (Brussels Airport), where flights arrive from and depart to more than 70 destinations.

There are two direct trains per hour between the airport railway station (Brussel-Nationaal-Luchthaven) and the railway station, Ghent-Sint-Pieters (Gent Sint-Pieters station).

In the airport, follow the signs to the railway station, which is below ground level. Buy a ticket for Ghent-Sint-Pieters station at the counter in the train station of the airport or online on www.b-rail.be/main/E/.

Ghent Tourist Information

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CHARLEROI BRUSSELS SOUTH AIRPORT

 

There are two options for travelling between Charleroi (Brussels South) Airport and Ghent:

 

Option 1

First you need to take a bus to Charleroi Sud railway station. A ticket “billet bulk” can be purchased at the bus stop (door n°2) at the airport. From the Charleroi Sud railway station you can take a train to the Ghent-Sint-Pieters railway station. Train schedules are available under http://www.b-rail.be/.

More information can be found at: www.charleroi-airport.com

 

Option 2

There is also a shuttle service running every 30 minutes between Charleroi (Brussels South) Airport and the international railway station, Brussels South (Bruxelles Midi). Shuttle tickets cost from € 13 for a one-way ticket and from € 22 for a return ticket and are sold outside the airport terminal or can be purchased online:

http://www.voyages-lelan.be/xml/page.html?LANG=uk

 

From the international railway station, Brussels South (Bruxelles Midi), regular connections by train to Ghent-Sint-Pieters railway station are available (approximately 2–3 trains per hour) with a journey time of approximately 30 minutes. Train schedules are available at

http://www.b-rail.be.

 

BY TRAIN

 

You can travel by high-speed train to Brussels from:

Paris, Amsterdam, Aachen, Cologne, Schiphol, Den Haag or Rotterdam with the Thalys

London, Ashford or Lille with the Eurostar

More information

 

BY BUS

If you are preferring to travel to Ghent by bus or coach, you may contact Eurolines.

The bus stops near the main train station (Gent-Sint-Pieters).

 

BY CAR

Ghent is at the crossroads of two great European motorways:

- the E17 connecting Lisbon, Paris, Ghent, Antwerp, Cologne, Copenhagen and Stockholm

- the E40 connecting London, Calais, Ghent, Frankfurt, Vienna, Budapest, Sophia and Istanbul

 

How to get to the Auditorium (Aula)

 

TO THE AULA FROM BRUSSELS AIRPORT

There are four trains per hour from Brussels Airport (Brussel-Nat-Luchthaven) to Ghent Sint-Pieters Station (Gent-Sint-Pieters).

 

The airport City Express leaves from within the airport building (floor -2) and takes you to each of the main stations in Brussels (in the following order: Noord/Nord, Centraal/Central and Zuid/Midi). In each of these stations you can change to one of the intercity trains to ‘Gent-Sint-Pieters’, Ghent's main railway station (Destinations ‘Brugge’, ‘Knokke’, ‘Blankenberge’ and ‘Oostende’ all stop in Gent-Sint-Pieters). Some trains leaving from the airport also go directly to Gent-Sint-Pieters, which makes changing in Brussels unnecessary.

The journey takes between 1 and 1.5 hours.

 

You can check the Belgian Rail website for a detailed schedule, or to buy your train ticket online.

 

TO THE AULA FROM BRUSSELS NORTH-CENTRAL-SOUTH TRAIN STATION

There are between four and seven trains per hour from the Brussels North (Brussel Noord/Bruxelles Nord), Brussels Central (Brussel Centraal/Bruxelles Central) and Brussels South (Brussel Zuid/Bruxelles Midi) train stations to Ghent Sint-Pieters Station (Gent-Sint-Pieters). Most of them are direct connections.

 

Take one of the many intercity trains (IC) to ‘Gent-Sint-Pieters’, Ghent's main railway station Destinations ‘Brugge’, ‘Knokke’, ‘Blankenberge’ and ‘Oostende’ all stop in Gent-Sint-Pieters). Ghent is on the crossroads of the international lines London – Brussels – Cologne and Paris √Lille – Antwerp.

The journey takes about 35 to 45 minutes.

 

You can check the Belgian Rail website for a detailed schedule, or to buy your train ticket online.

 

TO THE AULA FROM GHENT SINT-PIETERS TRAIN STATION

Tram line 1 (red line, direction Korenmarkt, Evergem or Wondelgem) leaves in front of the main entrance of the station (platform 2 in Zone D), and goes towards the city centre.

There is a tram approximately every five minutes.

Get off at stop 'Korte Meer’. Walk on into the direction of the tram and turn right into Voldersstraat. The Auditorium (Aula) is on your right.

 

A taxi from the station to the Aula costs approx. EUR 10. Taxis are available to the right of the main entrance of the station.

 

TO THE AULA BY CAR

Entering Ghent from the E40 or the E17 motorways, follow the arrows ‘P-route’ (parking-route) until parking P5 (Kouter), P6 (Centre Parking, Korte Meer) or P7 (Sint-Michiels).

 

From parking P5 (Kouter) you can reach the Aula via:

 

Exit ‘Brabantdam’ --> walk into Kouterdreef, then (straight through) Kalandeberg and Kalandestraat, then turn left into Voldersstraat, the Aula is on your left.

 

Exit Opera/Court House/Veldstraat --> walk into Korte Meer, walk past the Universiteitsstraat until you reach Voldersstraat. Turn right into Voldersstraat, the Aula is on your right.

 

From parking P6 (Centre Parking) --> turn left into Korte Meer. The Voldersstraat is the first street on your right. The Aula is on your right.

 

From parking P7 (Sint-Michiels) --> proceed through Onderbergen, turn left into Jakobijnenstraat, go straight across the bridge into Hoornstraat, which will change into Voldersstraat. The Aula is on your right.