Information

The organiser of the ASECAP Days:

The organiser of the 48th ASECAP Study and Information Days is ASECAP.


Depending on your departing country / city, there are several transportation options in view of attending our event in Brussels.


By road

Brussels is easily accessible by road because Belgium has an extremely dense motorway network. Furthermore, Belgium's motorways are toll-free roads

By air

If you have to travel by plane, the closest airport is the International Brussels Airport-Zaventem.
Further info: Brussels Airport website

Once you have landed, you have 2 options to get to The Hotel:

Option 1: Taxi
Do you want to make a prior reservation for your 2 transfers airport -> hotel & hotel -> airport? In such a case, you may reserve your transfer by contacting the below-mentioned taxi companies. They will propose you a "forfait" (ie fixed amount) for the 2 transfers. The taxi driver will wait for you in the airport's arrivals hall.

AUTOLUX
Tel: +32 2 512 31 23
Website: https://www.taxisautolux.be/en
Free App also available


VICTOR CAB
Tel: +32 2 425 25 25
Website: https://www.victorcab.be/accueil-en
Free App also available


IMO-TAXI-AIRPORT
Tel: +32 472 79 59 00
Website: https://www.imo-tax-airport.be (website in French only)


Option 2: Train
At the airport, you will take the train that is located on level -1. You will easily and quickly reach Brussels downtown (direct train)  in less than 20 minutes and you get off at the Bruxelles-Central train station. The train is cheaper than the taxi. One train travel costs around 11 €.

To buy your train ticket prior to your arrival:

  * Visit the dedicated webpage of the website of the SNCB-NMBS (Belgian railway company) https://www.belgiantrain.be/en for general info, timetable and prices  
  * Buy your ticket online on the following webpage: https://www.belgiantrain.be/en/search - enter Brussels Airport-Zaventem as station of departure or arrival (you may of course buy a return ticket)

To get from the Bruxelles-Central train station to The Hotel, you will have to take the metro. The route is as follows:
- take the metro line 1 (direction Stockel) or line 5 (direction Hermann-Debroux), then
- get off at the metro station Arts-Loi, then
- take the metro line 2 (direction Simonis) or line 6 (direction Roi Baudouin), and finally
- get off at the metro station Louise that is the closest metro station from The Hotel (200 meters walking distance)

You can buy metro tickets at the train station at the counters of the STIB, the Brussels public transport company.
For more information, visit the STIB website: http://www.stib-mivb.be/index.htm?l=en -- free App also available


By train

- From London Saint Pancras International station: Eurostar
Eurostar website: https://www.eurostar.com/uk-en -- free App also available

- From Paris Gare du Nord or the Amsterdam Schiphol airport: Thalys  
Thalys website: https://www.thalys.com/be/en -- free App also available

- From Paris Charles-de-Gaulle airport: French TGV
SNCF (French railway company) website: https://www.sncf.com/en  -- free App also available


In all cases, your train will arrive at the Bruxelles-Midi train station.

To get from the Bruxelles-Midi station to The Hotel, you will have to take the metro. The route is as follows:
- take the metro line 2 or line 6 (direction Elisabeth whichever line you will take), then
- get off at the Louise metro station that is around 200 meters walking distance from The Hotel.

You can buy metro tickets at the Bruxelles-Midi train station at the counters of the STIB, the Brussels public transport company.
For more information, visit the STIB website: http://www.stib-mivb.be/index.htm?l=en -- free App also available


Languages

The official language of the ASECAP Days is English. 

Weather

Brussels has a temperate climate. The average high temperature in June is 20°C and the average low temperature is 12°C. Humidity rate is quite high, around 70%. June can also be a very cloudy month with regular rainfalls. 

Clothing and footwear

Casual clothes and sensible shoes are recommended for your visit of the city. You are also strongly recommended to have sufficient clothing for the prevailing weather conditions with the necessary outer garments, and to bring your umbrella.

Currency

The official currency of Belgium  is the Euro (€). ATMs are available at The Hotel. ATMs accept most international bank cards.

Healthcare

In case of urgent medical treatment / hospitalization, the closest hospital from the ASECAP Days venue (around 800m between hospital and hotel) is:

CHU (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire) Saint-Pierre
Emergencies:
Rue Haute, 290
Tel: +32 2 535 40 55

Main entrance:
Rue Haute, 322 
Tel: +32 2 535 31 11


Taxes and service charges

In Brussels prices include taxes and service charges. You may wish to leave a tip if you consider it appropriate.

Disclaimer

The ASECAP Days organiser are not liable for any loss, injury or damage resulting from any action taken or reliance made by you or any third party during the conference. We advise delegates to subscribe to private travel insurance.

Secretariat Offices

ASECAP
Rue Guimard, 15
B-1040 Brussels
Tel: +32 (0)2 289 26 20 Fax: +32 (0)2 514 66 28 asecapdays@asecap.com

General Secretary

Mr. Kallistratos Dionelis