Practical

On the festival site

You made it? Great! Here’s a little floorplan to guide you around our festival site. Besides our two podiums (Main and Garden Stage) where all concerts take place, you can find great things to eat and drink all around. Need to recharge your rechargeable card? There are no less than three charging points on site. Have you just witnessed the concert of your life? Make sure to stop by the record store. Find all the t-shirts and tote bags you desire at our merchandising booth!

Address Gent Jazz Festival: Godshuizenlaan 2, 9000 Gent

How to easily get there

BY TRAIN

The closest train station is Gent Sint-Pieters. The walk from the station to the festival site is about 1 km long and takes a good 15 minutes. You can easily cross that distance by bike or by using public transport (for free), as explained below. Please make sure you check the train schedule of the Belgian railway beforehand on their website.

BY BIKE

We provided extra bike racks on the Bijlokekaai and Godshuizenlaan, right next to the festival entrance. If you don’t have your own bike, you can always rent a Blue Bike at the station!

BY BUS OR TRAM

The festival is situated at 1 km from Gent Sint-Pieters station. Tram 2 and 4 bring you to stop Bijlokehof, 350 m from the festival entrance. If you take tram 1, you better get off at stop Veergrep, which is at 450 m from the entrance. Your festival ticket allows you to freely access buses and trams on the day of the festival mentioned on your ticket. Consult the bus and tram schedules here.

BY CAR

Sometimes, the car is the only way to get somewhere. You can always choose to carpool! Sign up on www.eventpool.be and share a car with fellow music aficionados. You can park your vehicle on Flanders Expo’s Park & Ride and take the free tram 1 into the city centre. If you need to be in the city centre by car, please follow the P-signs and go to car park. The closest ones are:

- Parking Sint-Pietersplein (P10 – 1 km)

- Parking Kouter (P5 - 1,2 km)

- Parking station Gent-Sint-Pieters (1 km).

ACCESSIBILITY

Jazz is for everyone, so we actively try to make the 13th-century abbey gardens of De Bijloke as accessible as possible for everyone. Wider entrances, a high-level platform in the Main Stage tent, adapted toilet, … Our volunteers will gladly help you along. Per person with a disability, one accompanying person is allowed in for free. Buy a regular ticket, send your disability documents to tickets@gentjazz.com and we will send you the extra ticket!