Treck Hostel is situated at less than 2 kilometers (1,2 miles) from the historic center of Ghent and it’s within easy reach by public transportation. Therefore we advise not to come by car. When you make a reservation, you can hire a bike to explore the city. Treck Hostel is also a perfect base to explore the other cultural cities of Belgium: Bruges, Antwerp and Brussels are within easy reach by train.

GET THERE

BY TRAIN

From Brussels National Airport: the train to Gent-Sint- Pieters leaves every half an hour. The trip will take about one hour. From Gent-Sint- Pieters you can take the tram or the bus to Treck Hostel (see below).

From Brussels South Charleroi Airport: a shuttle bus drives you to the train station of Charleroi-Zuid. There the train to Gent-Sint- Pieters leaves every half an hour. You need to change at Brussel-Zuid (Brussels-Midi). The whole trip will take about one hour and a half. From Gent Sint- Pieters you can take the tram or the bus to Treck Hostel (see below).

BY TRAM/BUS

TRAM N°4 (Gent UZ  - Gentbrugge Moscou): leaves the train station of Gent-Sint- Pieters every 7 minutes.

Take the tram towards Gentbrugge Moscou, get out at the stop named ‘Brugse Poort’. This will take about 10 minutes. From there it’s 850 meters walking. Go to the other side of the water and walk away from the center. Treck Hostel is at your left (n° 51). 

TRAM N°1 (Flanders Expo  Wondelgem/Evergem Brielken): leaves the train station of Gent-Sint-Pieters every 6 minutes.

Take the tram towards Wondelgem/Evergem Brielken, get out at the stop named ‘Nieuwevaartbrug’. This will take about 20 minutes. From there it’s 300 meters walking. Go to the other side of the water and walk towards the center. Treck Hostel is at your right (n° 51).

BUS N°9 (Gentbrugge Groeningewijk  Mariakerke Driesdreef): leaves the train station of Gent-Sint-Pieters every 15 minutes.

Take the bus towards Mariakerke Driesdreef, get out at the stop named ‘Guislainbrug’. This will take about 15 minutes. From there it’s 500 meters walking. Walk at this side of the water towards the center. Treck Hostel is at your right (n° 51).

BUY YOUR TICKET IN ADVANCE (e.g. at the ticket machine of De Lijn in front of the train station) OR SEND A MESSAGE, THIS IS CHEAPER.

AND AWAY

BY TRAIN

Gent-Sint- Pieters - Bruges: +/- 30 minutes, 5 trains/hour

Gent-Sint- Pieters - Antwerp: +/- 60 minutes, 3 trains/hour

Gent-Sint- Pieters - Brussels: +/- 38 minutes, 4 trains/hour