Brussels North train station (= the nearest station):
easy on foot:
easy on foot:
Take the main front exit by walking always straight ahead through the lenght of the train station, go down the stairs into the Avenue Albert II (where the high office buildings are) and follow 400 meters this big avenue to the left (along the green parc route), continue straight, until you arrive at a big roundabout on the big Botanique avenue, cross the traffic lights, and go straight, into the ‘Emile Jacqmain boulevard’, the reception is at nr. 99 (on the left side, +- 200 meter into Boulevard Emile Jacqmain)
or from Brussels Central train station:
Take the metro : (Line 1A, direction ‘Koning Boudewijn’): one stop: from Central station to Brouckre square (Place Brouckre), then take metro exit ‘Avenue Anspach’ (marked in green), at the exit: walk to the right and cross the Brouckre square (not really a square anymore) and walk straight into the big avenue ‘Boulevard Emile Jacqmain’ (= the left avenue of the 2 big ‘V’- avenues that end on Brouckre square), pass 2 traffic lights, the hostel is at number 99 on the right side!
or from Brussels South train station (Midi):
Take the tram: go to the metrostation (don’t take metro, but TRAM!), take any tram direction NORD (north), exit tram at stop ‘Brouckre square’ (place Brouckre), exit the metrostation at the sign ‘Jacqmain avenue’ – do not take the long horizontal automatic walker (= direction metro)-, walk into the Jacqmain avenue (the avenue on the left side of the big Coca Cola neon lights, and with white streetlights at night), walk along the right side, pass 2 traffic lights, until you arrive at the hostel, nr 99.
please note: We suggest you take a taxi in the evenings or do not show expensive items on the tram or metro lines!!
or by car:
From the highway ring arround Brussels, follow always ‘city center’, the hostel is in the very heart of downtown Brussels, along the central Boulevards: with ‘La Bourse’ (at avenue Anspach) – Place ‘Brouckre’ and into ‘Boulevard Emile Jacqmain’, where the hostel is (on the left side of the big Coca-Cola neon lights), pass 2 traffic lights, the hostel (blue neon) is on the right side, nr. 99.
AND IF YOU COM FROM:
Brussels South-Charleroi airport (for Ryanair-wizzair passengers):
A 45 minute direct shuttle bus ride between the airport and the Brussels South (Midi) train station (best option!). ATTENTION: when returning to airport: make sure to take the shuttle bus at least 2 hours before your flight time!
The national airport (Brussels Airport):
Take the train at the airport for a 10 minutes train ride to the Brussels North station.
Eurolines bus company:
Ticketoffice + departures/arrivals: under the stairs of the front entrance of the Brussels North train station
European District (15 min from hostel with metro):
Take the metro at the Brouckre square (see description Brussels Central train station), Line 1, direction Hermann Debroux, 5 stops until Schuman metro station.