Gent-Dampoort is the city's second main train station after Gent-Sint-Pieters. From Gent-Dampoort, the city centre is quick and easy to reach.

Gent-Dampoort station offers a left luggage service and bicycle rentals. The historical centre is just a 15-minute walk away, or 5 minutes by bicycle.

The Dampoort and DOK areas around the old port docks in the north of the city are changing rapidly. Shops and restaurants are popping up like mushrooms. Modern office buildings and trendy apartments are starting to emerge in this industrial heritage neighbourhood. This is the future place to be, and it is already a hotspot in Ghent!