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How to reach Busworld Europe

Venue address:
Kortrijk XPO

Entrance South
President Kennedylaan 100
8500 Kortrijk

Entrance North
Doorniksesteenweg 216
8500 Kortrijk


Visit the 2017 edition?




By coach

There is a drop off zone for coaches bringing groups of visitors at Entrance North (Doorniksesteenweg).

The coaches have a dedicated parking zone at the Beneluxlaan.

! The Kennedylaan will only be accessible for demonstration vehicles of the Busworld exhibition and will be closed for all other traffic.


Download route map for coaches


By car

From Brussels · Follow highway E40 to Ghent. Take the E17 to Kortrijk from there. After 39 km, take exit No. 2: Kortrijk Zuid (South).

From Antwerp · Follow highway E17 through Ghent to Kortrijk; take exit No. 2: Kortrijk Zuid (South).

From Mons / Tournai · Follow highway E403 to where it intersects with E17; from there take E17 in the direction of Ghent. Exit after 3.5 km at exit No. 2: Kortrijk Zuid (South).

From Ostend · Follow A10 until it becomes E40 at Jabbeke and exit at Bruges (at the junction with A17/E403) by taking A17/E403 to Kortrijk. After 43 km, at the junction with E17 near Kortrijk, take E17 in the direction of Ghent. Exit after 3.5 km at exit No. 2: Kortrijk Zuid (South).

From Calais · Follow E40 in the direction of Ostend/Brussels until the junction with A17 at Bruges; from there, take A17 to Kortrijk. After 43 km, at the junction with E17 near Kortrijk, take E17 in the direction of Ghent. Exit after 3.5 km at exit No. 2: Kortrijk Zuid (South).

From Paris / Lille · Take A1 in the direction of Roubaix-Tourcoing. At the Belgian border, follow E17 in the direction of Ghent. Exit after 8 km at exit No. 2: Kortrijk Zuid (South). If you got on A27 at Lille, you will arrive at Tournai. There, at the junction with E403, take E403 in the direction of Bruges. Exit E403 at the junction with E17 by taking E17 in the direction of Ghent. Exit after 3.5 km at exit No. 2: Kortrijk Zuid (South).

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Car parks

The car parks 4 - 8, around the Xpo, are exhibitors only car parks. They are not open for visitors!

Visitors are directed to outside car parks.
The correct address for your gps is: Evolis 78 – 8500 Kortrijk (GPS coordinates: Lattitude: 50.816876 | Longitude: 3.309588)
Follow the signalisation ‘Visitors Busworld P1’ from the highway!

There is a free shuttle service from these visitor car parks to the main entrance of Busworld.

Visitors pay € 5,- for their parking space.





Evolis shuttle service








By train

The exposition buildings are situated at 2 km from the railway station. There are good train connections to Kortrijk from all Belgian towns and from Lille.

From Kortrijk station, the No. 13 bus leaves every 20 minutes on week days (every 30 minutes at weekends) and will take you to Kortrijk Xpo Entrance North in 8 minutes. The No. 1 and 12 leaves every 30 minutes and will take you to Kinepolis (near Entrance South) ! There are road works in progress around the station ! You can find buses No. 13, 1 and 12 right outside the station on Terminal 3 (this is at the back of the station, not the Stationsplein side), see map.

For No. 13, you leave the bus at exit ‘Halve Jan’ next to entrance North on the Doorniksesteenweg.
For No. 1 and 12 you leave the bus at the Kinepolis movie theatre. (where the welcome desk of the UITP-Busworld International Bus Conference is located).




A taxi takes about 5 minutes.

Timetable Belgian trains


From the Netherlands · Travel to Antwerp via Roosendaal; from there catch the train to Kortrijk.

From Germany · Take the Aachen-Brussels-Ghent-Ostend train and change trains either at Brussels or at Ghent for Kortrijk.


From France · You can catch the HST from Charles De Gaulle, Paris or any other big city in France to Lille-Flandres, then take the train to Kortrijk/Courtrai.

From the UK · Catch the Eurostar in London to Lille (where you arrive at Lille-Europe); at Lille-Flandre catch the train to Kortrijk. The Lille-Europe and Lille-Flandre stations are only 250 meters apart.




By plane

Brussels Airlines


Brussels Airlines is pleased to be your Preferred Carrier for Busworld Europe 2017 and extends 10% discount on available return economy & business fares from Europe, Russia, Israel & Africa.

Lufthansa group


Special offer: Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines

Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to exhibitors, visitors, participants, invited guests as well as employees of Busworld Europe 2017 and their travel companions.

To make a reservation, please click HERE and enter the access code BEZJYKQ in the "Access to Your Special Lufthansa Offer" area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.

NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

These promotional fares are also available through your IATA / ARC travel agent. Travel agents can obtain ticketing instructions by sending an email to and providing the access code as a reference.

BOOK NOW (code BEZJYKQ)



Regular flights

The international airports of Brussels (Zaventem), Ostend, Paris (Charles de Gaulle) and Lille (Lesquin) offer the best possibilities.

To get from Zaventem to Kortrijk · At Zaventem Brussels Airport, take the direct train to Kortrijk. See “How to reach Kortrijk by train”. Check the timetable by filling in ‘Zaventem Aeroport’ and ‘Kortrijk’ and the timing.

To get from Charleroi to Kortrijk · You take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport (Brussels South) to the Brussels Midi railway station (timetable). From there you can take a train to Kortrijk station. (See “How to reach Kortrijk by train”).

To get from Ostend to Kortrijk · Take a taxi to Ostend-Station and from there take the train to Kortrijk (see "How to reach Kortrijk by train").

To get from Charles de Gaulle to Kortrijk · Take the high-speed train (tgv) to Lille and from there take the train to Courtrai (Kortrijk) (see "How to reach Kortrijk by train").

To get from Lesquin to Kortrijk · Take a taxi to Lille-Flandre station and from there take the train to Courtrai (Kortrijk) (see "How to reach Kortrijk by train").


Business Airport

The Kortrijk-Wevelgem airport EBKT is ideal for business aviation and lies just 5 minutes driving from the Xpo buildings. 15 minutes between your touch down and Kortrijk Xpo! It is a International Schengen airport, which allows you to enter Europe/Belgium directly, from any place in the world, via this airport. The airport can accommodate the large business planes like Dassault Falcon 7X, Global Express and Gulfstream 650.

Practical information · Wevelgem radio: 119.55 Coordinates: N50 49.1 - E003 12.5 Elev. 62' Length of runway 1900m (6234'), asphalt Runway 07-25 ILS 110,70, 245°.