Travel and lodging
If you want to stay in Hasselt for several days or if you wish to spend the night here, you have various accommodation options.
You are responsible for your own hotel booking as your hotel reservation is not part of your registration to the conference.
Please book your accommodation as soon as possible, as reservation is based on a first come first served policy.
Getting Around in Hasselt
We’ve listed a few typical attractions in Hasselt to make your stay even more enjoyable.More information
From Brussels to Hasselt:
- By train: 1,5h. Take the train to Hasselt.
- By car: 1h. More or less: 80km.
From Antwerp to Hasselt:
- By train from Antwerp Central Station: 1h10. Take the train to Hasselt
- By car: 1h. More or less 80km.
Getting to the Ethias Arena
The Ethias Arena is easily accessible by car, train or bus.
Please note that Hasselt is one of a small and growing number of cities around the world providing zero-fare public tr-ansport. The transport network here is mainly by bus. The town lines (called H-lijn) are free for everyone including tourists. All buses leave from the station. Bus H3 has a stop at the Ethias Arena.
- Early bird: € 339
- Early bird members: € 299
- Normal: € 439
- Normal members: € 399
- Students: € 60
Food & Drinks
Over the past few years, Hasselt has become a popular city trip destination. And that is no wonder, as the city offers a complete package: Breath in the local culture in the National Genever Museum and the historic city centre, shop till you drop in the high street and enjoy the outdoor leisure facilities in lovely surroundings.
As “Capital of Taste”, Hasselt offers a large variety of quality restaurants, confectioneries, cake shops and, of course, chocolate confectioners. Explore the gastronomical world of Hasselt in one of the cosy restaurants and experience the Taste of Hasselt!