practical info

Antwerp Expo, Hall 4 Jan van Rijswijcklaan 191 2021, Antwerpen Belgium

A hot spot for business and tourism alike, Antwerp couldn’t be easier to get to, whether you’re traveling from the next town over, or from halfway across the world. 

Make sure you note the dates and use the information below to arrange your accommodation and travel in advance to ensure a smooth journey.

10 March

17:00 – Official opening
17:00 – 20:00 – Welcome Reception

11 March

10:00 – 18:00 – Show hours
18:00 – 20:00 – Networking Party

12 march

10:00 – 17:00 – Show hours

accommodation & travel

There are a range of options available for accommodation around the venue. 

If you require any assistance with your booking, contact our Operations team at:


From the Crowne Plaza to the Mercure, you can get special discounted rates at all the best hotels in Antwerp, right next to the venue.

Spaces are limited, so don’t delay. Make sure you enjoy a good night’s sleep, an energising breakfast, and a short walk to the venue – secure your accommodation now!

AXL2020 - accommodation

By Car

Car: Antwerp’s city centre is a low emission zone. Register your car before entering Antwerp and check whether you may enter the zone. Antwerp’s ring road is very busy and there are several major road works and construction projects are planned in the city until 2022, which will cause substantial traffic nuisance. Check the website of Slim naar Antwerpen for all information about how to get to Antwerp and about smart alternatives to travel into the city.

Parking: Make sure you plan your parking ahead of time. There are numerous free public parking facilities around the venue, as well as a paid parking area directly next to the venue. Find out more here.


By Bus

Bus: You can easily get to Antwerp by bus from all over Europe with one of many city links. Simply book a ticket with one of the many bus companies available:

Eurolines (from all over Europe) – Book now

Flixbus (from The Netherlands, Germany and France) – Book now

IC bus (from The Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom) – Book now

ID bus (from The Netherlands and France) – Book now

Megabus (from the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, France and Germany) – Book now

Air Express Bus (from The Netherlands) – Book now


By train

Train: Antwerp is really easy to get to by train. National and international trains, such as the Thalys, stop at Antwerp Central Station and/or Antwerp-Berchem. There are fifteen trains to and from Antwerp every hour. You can take one of several bus and tram lines into the city centre from Antwerp-Central and Antwerp-Berchem.

Tram: The venue is located on two main Tram routes. These are:

  • Tram 2: Merksem-Hoboken
  • Tram 6: Luchtbal-Olympiade

By plane

Plane: Antwerp is located near two airports: Brussels Airport is just 45 km from Antwerp or a 30-minute drive, Antwerp’s airport (Deurne) is just 7 kilometres from the city, or a 15-minute drive. Brussels South Charleroi Airport is 115 km from Antwerp, Eindhoven Airport 87 km. From here you can also easily get to the city.

You can find further information about the various airports near Antwerp.


coronavirus update

Got concerns about the Coronavirus? We have prepared some relevant information to address any queries you may have.

contact the Antwerpxl team

Thinking about taking a stand? Want to discuss speaking or visiting the event? Our team are here to help with your enquires.


Event Manager
+44 (0)20 3196 4356
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Event Management


Senior Marketing Executive
+44 (0)20 3196 4396
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Operations Assistant
+44 (0)20 3196 4392
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