The international airport at Brussels has connections to all major cities around Europe and to a wide range of intercontinental destinations.
Antwerp can be reached from the airport in Brussels by:
- by regular Brussels Airlines Airport Express coach service (ca. 45 min; € 10), leaving the airport from the back of platform B at the bus station (level 0) of the terminal building, on the hour between 5 a.m. and midnight on weekdays and Saturday (between 7 a.m. and midnight on Sunday); arrival in Antwerp on the 'De Keyserlei' close to the Antwerp Central Railway Station (www.airportexpress.be).
- by train: direct regular service, leaving 2 times an hour (ca. 35 min; € 12.50) between about 5.30 a.m. and 11.45 p.m. on weekdays, to the Antwerp Central Railway Station. Train schedules can be found on the website of the Belgian railways.
- CityJet has up to 4 direct flights per day to London City airport, where you can connect to a number of other European and international cities.
- Tui fly has flights to Alicante (Tu., Th. & Sa.), Barcelona (We., Fr. & Su.), Ibiza (Mo. & Fr.), Malaga (Tu., We., Sa. & Su.), Murcia (Mo., We., Th. & Sa.), Split (Mo. & Fr.), and Palma de Mallorca (Th. & Su.).
A public transport bus (no. 31; ticket, € 2.00, can be bought from the driver) connects the airport to the 'Franklin Rooseveltplaats' near the Antwerp Central Railway Station and the symposium venue.
Antwerp can be reached by regular international train services from Amsterdam, Koln and Paris (Thalys). London is connected by the Eurostar train to Brussels "Midi" railway station. Luxembourg and Milan are connected to Brussels "Midi" railway station by regular international trains.
Antwerp is connected with Brussels by several trains per hour to the Antwerp Central Railway Station.
Train schedules can be found on the website of the Belgian railways.
Antwerp is situated at the intersection of the E17, E19, E34 and E313/E34 traffic arteries. Some of the hotels have limited parking facilities. A map of Antwerp can be found here