How to reach Busworld Kortrijk

Venue address: Kortrijk XPO

Entrance South
President Kennedylaan 100
8500 Kortrijk

Entrance North
Doorniksesteenweg 216
8500 Kortrijk



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 2 - 7, near to the Xpo, are reserved for exhibitors.

Visitors are directed to outside car parks. There is a free shuttle service from these visitor car parks to the main entrance of Busworld. Visitors pay € 4,- for their parking space. The only access to Busworld is the main entrance.

Special coach parking for visiting groups: Doorniksesteenweg, next to Entrance North. You can drop off the group at Entrance NORTH and then you can park alongside to the exhibition halls at Doorniksesteenweg.




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. 1 and No. 12 bus (via Kinepolis) leaves (combined) every 30 minutes, the No. 13 bus (Doorniksesteenweg) leaves every 30 minutes at weekends, and every 20 minutes on weekdays and will take you to Busworld in 8 minutes. A taxi takes only 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 is official airline partner
of Busworld Kortrijk 2015

Brussels Airlines is pleased to be the Preferred Carrier for Busworld Kortrijk 2015 and extends 10% discount on available return economy fares from Europe, Tel Aviv & Moscow to Brussels. (excluding check & go and business fares).

The tickets can be booked until 16 October 2015, for flights from 13 to 24 October 2015. The service fee is applicable.

The tickets can be booked online and paid with credit or debit card. The promocode is BUSWORLD.




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°.