Travel Planning

Belgium Testing Days, the international 4 day ‘doing conference’, kicks off on the 18th of May 2015 and ends on the 21st of May 2015. For those who attend 3 or 4 full days, an extra session is organized Sunday the 17th May 2015.

 

How to reach this great conference?

2 beautiful venues are offered to you:

  • 17-19th of May 2015: Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre (Avenue du Boulevard 17, 1210 Brussels)
  • 20-21st of May 2015: The international auditorium (Koning Albert II laan 5, 1000 Brussels)

 

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Distance from the Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre to the International auditorium: it is barely a walking distance: (250 meters = 3-4 minutes of walking)

 

By Car

By Train

By Air

Local Public Transport

By Bike

FROM THE NETHERLANDS AND ANTWERP (E19)

Follow ring E40 towards Luik/Liège.
Take the exit to Brussels.
Driving towards Brussels, take the tunnel towards Centre/Centrum until Avenue de Cortenberg.
At the Schuman roundabout, exit to the second street, Rue de la Loi.
At the end of the street, make a right turn and drive into the tunnel.
Take the second exit, Rogier, and after about 150 meters you will see the hotel.

FROM LUXEMBOURG AND NAMUR (E411)

Follow ring E40.
Take the exit to Brussels, and drive towards Brussels.
Driving towards Brussels, take the tunnel towards Centre/Centrum until Avenue de Cortenberg.
At the Schuman roundabout, exit to the second street, Rue de la Loi.
At the end of the street, make a right turn and drive into the tunnel.
Take the second exit, Rogier, and after about 150 meters you will see the hotel.

FROM FRANCE VIA MONS (E19)

Follow ring E40.
Take the exit Koekelberg/Brussel.
Drive Boulevard Charles Quint to Basilique.
At the traffic lights, drive into the tunnel.
Take the third exit, Centre/Centrum, and go straight ahead.
In the second roundabout take the left exit to Boulevard roi Albert II, and then the first street to the right.
You are now in Rue des Croisades. You will see the way in to Manhattan, with parking on the right side.

FROM UK AND OSTENDE (E40)

Follow ring E40.
Take the exit to Brussels, and drive towards Brussels.
Driving towards Brussels, take the tunnel towards Centre/Centrum until Avenue de Cortenberg.
At the Schuman roundabout, exit to the second street, Rue de la Loi.
At the end of the street, make a right turn and drive into the tunnel.
Take the second exit, Rogier, and after about 150 meters you will see the hotel.

Parking

There is a parking garage under the hotel.

Distance from the Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre to the International auditorium: it is barely a walking distance: (250 meters = 3-4 minutes of walking)

The hotel and the International Auditorium are within walking distance to the railway station Bruxelles-Nord, with departures to and from Brussels Airport, and connection to Bruxelles-Midi with the International lines Eurostar and Thalys.

MORE INFORMATION:

Trains within Belgium: http://www.belgianrail.be/en/Default.aspx

International Travel : https://www.b-europe.com/Travel

The nearest airports for Brussels are:

Brussels Airport (in Zaventem) (BRU):
Has direct train connection to all mayor Brussels train stations including Brussels-Nord, which is 5 minutes walk to the venues. These stations are accessible by train, bus, metro, taxi and car.

By airport express bus

The bus station is 100 meters from the hotel, and the hotel is 12 kilometers from Brussels Airport.

Brussels South Charleroi (CRL):

car (freeway E19 direction Charleroi)
train (station of Charleroi Sud and bus line A)
bus (shuttle buses leave from the Brussels Midi train station, in front of the southern entrance of the station (Rue de la France and Rue de l’Instruction) http://www.brussels-city-shuttle.com/en#/

Antwerp Airport (in Deurne)
car (freeway E19 direction Antwerp, then Deurne)
train (station Antwerpen-Berchem and bus nr 14)

Ostend-Bruges Airport (in Ostend)

car (freeway E40 direction Oostende, exit 5 Luchthaven Oostende)
train (station Oostende and bus nr 6)

Liege Airport (in Bierset).
car (freeway E42, exit 3)
train (station Liège-Guillemins and bus nr 57)

Tram: There are several stops near the hotel. (line 25, 55, 3, 4, 32)

Metro: Rogier Metro Station is in direct connection to the hotel. The metro is an easy way to get to both business districts and tourist attractions. (line 2 & 6)

Bus: The bus station is right in front of the hotel. (MIVB/STIB line 58 & 61; DE LIJN line 126, 127, 128, 129, 212, 213, 214, 230, 231, 232, 233, 240, 241, 242, 243, 245, 246, 250, 251, 355, 260, 270, 271, 272, 318, 351, 358, 410, 460, 461, 470, 620)

with Villo! – automatic bike rental

Villo! is a self-service system for hiring bikes. It is available in 11 Brussels municipalities, including the City of Brussels, with 180 stations and 2.500 cycles on the whole territory of the Region and

Villo! is available day and night, every day of the week. The stations are situated about 450 meters from one another. The bikes can be used in connection to other public transport.

And there are several in the perimeter of the Thon Hotel City Center, the International Auditorium and the trains station Brussels-north! How convenient :-).
More info at http://en.villo.be/

Ticket: the ticket, valid 1 or 7 days, aims at occasional users.

Price: a day ticket is exchanged against 1,60 euro. That of 7 days against 7,65 euro.
Payment: by bank card at the central terminal of every station. Every ticket receives a code which allows to release the cycle.
Delay: the first 1/2 hour is free. The second 1/2 hour costs 0,50 euro. Beyond: 2 euro by 1/2 hour of overtime. These expenses are directly deducted from the bank card.

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