ACCESSIBILITY

Minerva Boat Company is easily accessible by car, public transport, on foot or by bicycle.

We are on the corner of Coupure Rechts and Lindenlei (at the confluence of the Leie and the Coupure).

This is close to the city ring (the small ring around Ghent), which means that we will continue to be easily accessible even after the introduction of the new mobility plan. Take the Godshuizenlaan (part of the city ring).

Our address is: Coupure Rechts 2A – 9000 Ghent

By car

Coming by car from Antwerp, Brussels, Kortrijk:

To reach Minerva Boat Company by car you need to take the Ghent centre exit (E17).
First take the rightmost lane and drive right downwards next to the bridge.
When the lanes merge, take the leftmost lane.
At the traffic lights, turn left onto St.-Lievenslaan (inner ring towards Eeklo).
Follow this as far as the Citadellaan.
At the second set of traffic lights, turn diagonally right into Charles De Kerchovelaan.
Follow this and after the first traffic lights, turn onto Yzerlaan.
Then drive over the water.
Follow Godshuizenlaan (inner ring towards Eeklo R40).
At the traffic lights, turn right at Bijlokehof (the intersection with Groot-Britslaan-Louis Pasteurlaan).
Then take the first street on the right again (Jozef Kluyskensstraat).

Please note that if you miss the exit to Jozef Kluyskensstraat, you will have to drive on the Coupure Links away from Minerva Boat Company.

A parking space can usually be found in Jozef Kluyskensstraat, on the Albert Bartsoenkaai or in Apotheekstraat.
If you nevertheless want to drop off equipment or passengers at our location itself, then certainly do not cross the Hospitaalbrug, as this is prohibited in both directions. You then take the Coupure Links and follow this until you can cross the water via the Rozemarijnbrug, then turn right onto Coupure Rechts. You will find Minerva Boat Company at the end of the Coupure Rechts 2A.
Please note: there is only a limited number of parking spaces available at Coupure Rechts 2A. If you cannot park, you must follow the entire loop until you reach the ring road again. Bear in mind that this can take 10 minutes or longer if there is heavy traffic.

Coming by car from Ostend:

Take the Drongen / Ghent-West exit (E40) and follow Deinsesteenweg (N466) until you reach the Ringvaart.
Follow Drongensesteenweg until the traffic lights
Turn right onto Rooigemlaan.
Keep straight on – Einde Were.
Continue along A.Triestlaan.
Martelaarslaan.
At the traffic lights, turn left at Bijlokehof (the intersection with Groot-Britslaan-Louis Pasteurlaan).
Then take the first street on the right again (Jozef Kluyskensstraat).
Please note that if you miss the exit to Jozef Kluyskensstraat, you will have to drive on the Coupure Links away from Minerva Boat Company.

A parking space can usually be found in Jozef Kluyskensstraat, on the Albert Bartsoenkaai or in Apotheekstraat.
If you nevertheless want to drop off equipment or passengers at our location itself, then certainly do not cross the Hospitaalbrug, as this is prohibited in both directions. You then take the Coupure Links and follow this until you can cross the water via the Rozemarijnbrug, then turn right onto Coupure Rechts. You will find Minerva Boat Company at the end of the Coupure Rechts 2A.
Please note: there is only a limited number of parking spaces available at Coupure Rechts 2A. If you cannot park, you must follow the entire loop until you reach the ring road again. Bear in mind that this can take 10 minutes or longer if there is heavy traffic.

By car during car-free Sunday:

During car-free Sundays, all roads remain accessible if you come from Antwerp, Brussels, Kortrijk, Ostend, etc. … see the other routes. From Bijlokehof it is not always certain that you can still get through. Usually there are barriers that are open so that cars that have to be in the area can still drive through. If you cannot continue, park the car nearby and continue by foot. The message is certainly to leave on time.
There are normally no restrictions regarding parking.

By public transport

Bus
Line 6 (Ghent Watersportbaan – Mariakerke Post) has stops on Hospitaalstraat and Verlorenkost.
From these stops the office can be reached on foot in a few minutes.
Train – Tram:
The office is easily accessible by tram from the Ghent Sint-Pieters station.
Tram line 1 (Evergem / Wondelgem-Flanders Expo) in the direction of Evergem / Wondelgem and tram line 4 (Ghent UZ-Gentbrugge Moscou) in the direction of Gentbrugge Moscou have a stop at the Nederkouter near the Verlorenkost.

Parking facilities

There is ample parking space in the surrounding streets.

Due to the mobility plan, we recommend you come from the city ring (Charles De Kerckhovelaan, Godshuizenlaan) and park near the Bijlokehof or Bijloke Hogeschool. You can best park in one of the following streets, Louis Pasteurlaan, Jozef Kluyskensstraat or Hospitaalstraat. You can also park on Coupure Rechts but then you have to follow the loop afterwards.

Tip: Jozef Kluyskensstraat or Coupure Rechts or Links is €6 for a day ticket (before you pay, press the yellow button for the daily rate). On Sundays and public holidays you can park for free in the surrounding streets.

Parking garage: Kouter 5