Getting there - Opera Ghent

The opera house is accessible via De Kouter.
Wheelchair users can enter the opera house through the peristyle. Read more about accesibility.

Schouwburgstraat 3
9000 Ghent
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If you come to OBV by train, you will travel at half price thanks to the Bravo! ticket. The Bravo! ticket is a return ticket in 2nd class with 50% discount offered by SNCB, specifically for concerts, festivals or events.

Do you have a NMBS code on your ticket? You can validate the code at! and buy your ticket with a 50% discount.

Station Gent-Sint-Pieters, accessible via tram 1 or bus N1 (night line). From Gent-Dampoort station it takes about 25 minutes by foot or by bus to get to the Kouter. Check the exact times on


tram 1, stop Korte Meer or bus N1 (night line), stop Zonnestraat
tram line 2 from P+R Gentbrugge or Gent Zuid, stop Korte Meer
Check the timetables at


The city of Ghent has developed a handy route planner for anyone who wants to discover the city by bike. Check the bicycle route planner at


Ghent has recently launched an overview of all Ghent taxi companies that offer electric taxis. These are no more expensive than regular taxis, but do not cause any air pollution. Together we can keep Ghent's air clean!

You can find an overview on


Opera Gent is located right in the city centre, on the Kouter. Please note: since spring 2017, the new circulation plan in Ghent has come into effect. This has an impact on the route you can take to the city centre. You can read all about it on the website of Stad Gent.

You can find an alternative to the closed P+R Gentbrugge here.

Nearest car parks:

Attention: the capacity of the car parks is limited. Taking public transport from the outskirts of the city is a less stressful alternative.

NEW! Reserve your parking space in advance

  • Visitors to OBV can reserve their parking space in advance via the Interparking website. Thanks to our discount code, you automatically enjoy the best rate. The rate depends on the car park and arrival time, but you will enjoy at least a 30% discount.
    Reservation link: Click here
    Discount code: operaballet
    Parking: Parking Zuid
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