The first JPI Oceans conference will take place at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts in Brussels, and is easy to reach by public transport.
How to reach the Academy
The Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts is located in Rue Ducale - Hertogsstraat 1 (1000 Brussels), between the Royal Palace and metro station Trône/Troon.
By public transport
Gare Bruxelles-Luxembourg (Station Brussel-Luxemburg), the train station underneath the European Parliament, is in walking distance (10 minutes) from the Academy.
Gare Bruxelles-Centrale (Station Brussel-Centraal), the train station in the centre, is in walking distance (15 minutes) from the Academy.
The closest metro station is Trône/Troon (Metro 2 and 6); the academy is across the Boulevard du Régent (Regentlaan).
Lines 27-34-38-54-64-71-80-95 stop at bus stop Trône/Troon.
The parking places are limited at the Academy. Please contact a member of the JPI Oceans secretariat to arrange a parking place (depending on availability).
From Brussels Airport
The bus station is located on level 0, one floor down from the arrivals hall. From Monday to Friday 8 pm the Airport Line is operated as an express service with number 12 and only serves the major stops. On weekdays after 8 pm and the whole day on Saturday, Sunday and holidays, the Airport Line is operating as a regular service with number 21, serving all stops. The route takes approximately 40 minutes.
The stop Luxembourg/Luxemburg (outside the European Parliament) is the end of the line. Afterwards take Rue du Luxembourg (Luxemburgstraat), at the other side of the square (Place du Luxembourg - Luxemburgplein). The Academy is at the end of the street, across the Boulevard du Régent (Regentlaan).
From Brussels Gare du Midi (Station Brussel-Zuid) International Station
Eurostar (from United Kingdom), Thalys (from Paris, Amsterdam, Köln), ICE (from Germany) and TGV (from France) trains stop at the Brussels International train station (Gare du Midi/Station Brussel-Zuid). From there take the metro line 2 or 6 (towards Elisabeth) up to metro stop Trône/Troon. Then take the Exit 1 (Rue du Luxembourg/Luxemburgstraat). The academy is across the Boulevard du Régent (Regentlaan).
From Brussels South Airport (Charleroi)
Every 30 minutes a shuttle coach leaves the airport (Brussels City Shuttle) to Gare du Midi/Station Brussel-Zuid. At the station take the metro line 2 or 6 (towards Elisabeth) up to metro stop Trône/Troon. Then take Exit 1 (Rue du Luxembourg/Luxemburgstraat). The academy is across the Boulevard du Régent (Regentlaan).