Driving toward Antwerp from Brussels along the E19 motorway, take Exit 5a “Antwerpen-Centrum” and follow in the direction “Singel-Zuid.” At the second set of traffic lights turn left into Jan van Rijswijcklaan.
The Antwerp Expo is situated at the intersection of Jan van Rijswijcklaan and the Antwerp Ring Road.
GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 51.190788 / Longitude: 4.399253
- Free parking: Available on public roads on Vogelzanglaan, Le Grellelaan and at several car parks in the area (Desguinlei, Beukenlaan, ...).
- Paid parking: Available the visitors' car park Vogelzang next to Antwerp Expo with access via Vogelzanglaan.
- Disabled parking: There are parking spaces for wheelchair users at both entrances of Antwerp Expo
Antwerp-Deurne Airport is only 7 kilometres from downtown Antwerp. Daily flights are available from London Heathrow Airport (SN Brussels Airlines), London Gatwick Airport (City Flyer) and London City Airport (VLM). To connect to the Antwerp Expo, take Bus 16 to Antwerp Central Station. From there, take (direction: Merksem-Hoboken) or Tram 6 (direction: Olympiade).
Brussels International Airport (Zaventem) is about 40 kilometres from Antwerp. The Antwerp Express Coach leaves for Antwerp every hour, on the hour. This coach’s final stop is the 'De Keyserlei,' but on request it will stop at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, located 300 metres from the Antwerp Expo. Trains to Antwerp Central Station from Brussels International Airport leave from the station in the basement level (-1) below the terminal. Once arriving in Antwerp, you should connect from the station to the trade show venue with Tram 2 (direction: Merksem-Hoboken) or Tram 6 (direction: Olympiade).
Schipol International Airport, Amsterdam, is 165 kilometres from Antwerp. There are two options to take the train from Schiphol to Antwerp Central Station . The regular intercity Amsterdam-Brussels service, stopping in Antwerp, runs 16 times daily, and the journey will take around two hours. You can buy tickets with credit card at the ticketing machines in the Schiphol arrival hall. Payment with cash is also possible at the counter, or you can book in advance through Belgian Railways. The second option, is the high-speed Thalys train Amsterdam- Paris, which also stops in Antwerp, and the journey takes about one hour. Best book your seat at least a week beforehand through Thalys.
Once arriving in Antwerp, you should connect from the station to the trade show venue with Tram 2 (direction: Merksem-Hoboken) or Tram 6 (direction: Olympiade).
Take the train to Antwerpen Centraal station. From there, you can take tram number 2 (direction of Merksem-Hoboken) or tram number 6 (direction of Olympiade). Both stop right in front of the entrance to the Antwerp Expo.
Public transport in Antwerp
The Antwerp Expo can be reached using the following tram and bus lines.
Tram 2 : Merksem-Hoboken
Tram 6 : Luchtbal-Olympiade
Bus 17 : Centraal station-Wilrijk-UZA
Bus 22 : Groenplaats-Valaar-UZA
Bus 38 : Schijnpoort-Berchem-Antwerpen Zuid