WANT TO TAKE THE CAR ANYWAY?
If you come to Ghent by car anyway, there's some need-to-know stuff.
Since 2020, the Ghent city centre is a low-emission zone (LEZ). All of our locations fall within that zone. On this website you can check if your car is allowed the LEZ.
Foreign number plates must be registered anyway. Registration is done via this page.
Road works are regularly carried out in Ghent. It is a good idea to check all work zones on this site before getting into your car.
Ghent has had a circulation plan in place since April 2017 that aims to reduce car traffic in the city centre. Most route planners now take this into account.
PARK & RIDES AND UNDERGROUND CAR PARKS
The dynamic LED signs guide you to the various park-and-rides outside the city's R40 ring road, and indicate how to drive to the underground car parks in the city centre. Those car parks can be found in different zones: Korenmarkt, Vrijdagmarkt, Zuid-Reep, and Veldstraat.
Leave your car at one of the many park-and-rides (P+R) outside the low-emission zone, and head towards the city centre using public transport.
🚗 P+R The Loop/Expo (168 spaces): Tram 1 towards the city centre
🚗 P+R Gentbrugge Arsenaal (280 places): Tram 2 or bus 9 towards the centre
🚗 P+R Mariakerke Post (20 places): Bus 3 towards the centre
🚗 P+R Industrieweg Wondelgem (62 places): Tram 1 towards the centre
🚗 P+R Oostakker (200 places): Bus 17, 18, 76 ,77 or 78 towards the centre
🚗 P+R Muide (110 places): Bus 6 towards Dampoort Station
🚗 P+R Maaltebruggepark (36 places): Tram 1 towards the city centre
🚗 P+R Hekers (68 places): Tram 2 towards the centre
🚗 P+R Watersportbaan (226 spaces): Bus 38 or 39 or by free shuttle bus towards the centre, bus 41 and 43 towards Gent-Sint-Pieters Station
🚗 P+R Bourgoyen (255 places): Bus 3 towards the centre
🚗 P+R Neptunus (139 places): Tram 1 towards the centre or Bus 6 towards Dampoort Station
🚗 P+R Weba/Decathlon (200 places): Free shuttle bus towards Station Dampoort and Sint-Jacobs
🚗 P+R Gentbrugge E17 (207 places): Tram 2 or Bus 3 towards the centre