Would you rather park for free? On the edge of the city you will find P+R, or ‘Park + Ride’, car parks. You can park your car here for free and hop on the tram or bus to the city centre.

P+R Arsenaal Gentbrugge

The Arsenaal car park (Gentbrugge) can accommodate more than 200 cars. If you’re coming from Melle turn right at the traffic lights under the E17 viaduct. The stop for tram no. 2 is located near the car park. At the tram stop there is an “Accent” ticketing machine where you can purchase your tram ticket.


9050 Gentbrugge

P+R Flanders Expo/The Loop

The Flanders Expo/The Loop car park (E40 motorway, exit no. 14) can accommodate 100 cars (free of charge for De Lijn passengers). Tram no. 1 goes to the city centre via the Gent-Sint-Pieters railway station. This tram runs every 6 minutes on weekdays. At the tram stop you’ll find several ticketing machines.


Hélène Dutrielaan
9051 Sint-Denijs Westrem

P+R Oostakker

This car park can accommodate 200 cars. From the R4 ring road take exit no. 3 to Oostakker. Then follow the N70 (Antwerpsesteenweg) towards Gent. The P+R is located at the Oude Bareel (Carrefour) shopping centre. To go to the city centre take bus 17, 18, 76, 77 or 78.

P+R Watersportbaan

At the Watersportbaan on Zuiderlaan there are 100 to 150 parking spaces available, as well as extra bike parking facilities. Buses 38 and 39 (get on at the 'Topsporthal Vlaanderen' stop) take you to the centre, and buses 41 and 43 go to Gent-Sint-Pieters railway station.

P+R Mariakerke

At Sporthal Bourgoyen (on the edge of the nature reserve) on Driepikkelstraat in Mariakerke, there are 150 to 200 parking spaces, as well as extra places to park your bike. You can get into the city on bus 3 (get on at the 'Jutestraat' stop on Brugsesteenweg).

P+R Wondelgem

There are 100 parking spaces, plus extra bike parking facilities, at Sporthal Neptunus on Botestraat in Wondelgem. Tram 1 (get on at the 'Botestraat' stop) takes you into the city.