Gent Jazz takes place in Ghent, at the historic Bijlokes site. The entrance is on Godshuizenlaan, next to the S.T.A.M., the City Museum.

Adress: Godshuizenlaan 2, 9000 Ghent

What is the easiest way to get there?

The closest train station is that of Gent-Sint-Pieters. The walk from the station to the festival site takes a good 15 minutes. You can of course also cover the distance by bike or bus or streetcar, see below. Info 02 528 28 28, or in your station

Additional bicycle stands will be provided on Bijlokekaai and Godshuizenlaan, near the festival entrance. To plan your cycling route through Ghent, please visit: If you come to Ghent by train, you can also use the Blue Bike bikes at Ghent-Sint-Pieters station (or Ghent-Dampoort). Handy for those making a day of it in Ghent! You can also rent a bike at the Bike Embassy Ghent : Tel. 09 266 77 00

The festival is located 1 km from the Gent-Sint-Pieters train station. Tram 2 and 4 will take you to stop Bijlokehof at 350 meters from the festival entrance. If you take tram 1, get off at Veergrep, which is 450 meters from the festival entrance. All information about accessibility and the latest departure times of buses and streetcars can be found at De Lijn.

The cab will take you home safely and quickly at a reasonable price. More information at

For those of you who live outside of Ghent, there is sometimes no other option than the car. You can then choose to carpool! Register on and share a car with your musical soulmates.

If you do want to come to Gent Jazz by car, it’s best to park at the edge of town and continue your journey with De Lijn. A number of park-and-rides also have Trapido share bikes. You can find out where they are and how to borrow them at

If you do have to travel by car in the center of Ghent, it is best to follow the P-route signs and choose a pay parking lot. The following public car parks are closest to Gent Jazz Festival:

– Parking Sint-Pietersplein (P10 – 1 km)
– Parking Savaanstraat (P4 – 1 km)
– Parking Kouter (P5 – 1.2 km)
– Parking Gent-Sint-Pieters railway station (1 km)

Together towards a sustainable future. Gent Jazz is going for it. Are you too?

Met de auto naar Gent Jazz? Check of je de lage-emissiezone van Gent binnen mag! Om de luchtkwaliteit te verbeteren, is de Gentse binnenstad (het gebied binnen de stadsring R40) een lage-emissiezone (LEZ). Enkel voertuigen die aan de toelatingsvoorwaarden voldoen, mogen er rijden. 


Jazz is for everyone, so we strive to make the 13th-century abbey gardens of De Bijloke as accessible as possible for people with disabilities. Wide entrances, access to adapted toilets, … Our volunteers are there for you and help you with pleasure. If you meet the following conditions you are entitled to a free ticket for an accompanying person.

A reduction in self-efficacy of at least 12 points according to the manual for the evaluation of the degree of self-efficacy
Permanent disability or incapacity for work of at least 80%.
A permanent disability directly attributable to the lower limbs that is at least 50%
A complete paralysis or amputation of the upper limbs
An integration allowance category III or higher
Purchase a normal ticket, send it with your disability certificate to and we will take care of it!