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Practical Information for your stay in Kortrijk



Kortrijk Xpo

Doorniksesteenweg 216        
B-8500 Kortrijk


How to reach Kortrijk

By car
See Google Maps


Visitors must, if requested, be able to provide proof of their trade visitor status when acquiring their entrance ticket. Exclusively for professionals - Private consumers will not be admitted. Students: only accessible for last year students accompanied by a teacher


Visit the website of Kortrijk Xpo for route description & overview of the parking facilities at Kortrijk Xpo (P2 > P7 - ticket: € 4) 

  • FREE SHUTTLE Railway Station Kortrijk - Kortrijk Xpo
    Each day from 08.00 - 11.30 and 16.00- 19.30. 
    The shuttle service is located at the main exit of the railway station (next to the taxi parking)
  • TRANSPORT Brussels Airport - Kortrijk Xpo:
    For a quick and personal transport, please book your taxi in advance via Taxi Leiedal +32(0)56 498 498 or mail or travel by public transport.


By plane

Brussels Airlines is pleased to be your Preferred Carrier for the Tavola 2018 and extends 10% discount on available return economy and business fares from Europe, Tel Aviv, Russia & Africa to Brussels.

  • From Brussels Airport: from Brussels International Airport, take a train to Brussels North and then a train to Kortrijk (100 km).
  • From Lille/Lesquin: from Lille / Lesquin airport, take a taxi to Lille Flandres station and then the train to Kortrijk (40 km).
  • From Brussels South Charleroi Airport


By train
There are good railway connections from all Belgian towns to Kortrijk.

  • From the Netherlands: travel via Roosendaal to Antwerp or Brussels, where you take the train to Kortrijk.
  • From Germany: take a train to Aken – Leuven – Brussels – Ghent – Kortrijk.
  • From France: take the Eurostar to Lille and then a direct train to Kortrijk / Courtrai.
  • From the U.K.: take the Eurostar from London to Lille and then a direct train to Kortrijk.

Useful links:


By bus
From Kortrijk station, the No. 1 bus, No. 12 bus (Bellegem) or the No. 13 bus (Hoog Kortrijk) leaving every fifteen minutes will take you to Kortrijk Xpo in 10 minutes.

Useful links:



If you need to book a hotel for your stay, we strongly advise you to book in Kortrijk to avoid as much as possible traffic jams. Here you find a link to a list of hotel nearby Kortrijk XPO:

Hotels are quite full in Kortrijk but you can also find atlernative solutions:

- AirBnb Accommodation

- hotels in Tournai, Lille or Bruges which are quite close to Kortrijk and well connected.


Have a nice stay!




closed since 9 Mar 2018
Registration 30 Jan – 9 Mar
Meeting Selection 12 Feb – 11 Mar
Event 12 Mar – 13 Mar
Venue Kortrijk Xpo - Meeting Center 1 & 2
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 192
Meetings 206
Belgium 59
Canada 3
China 1
Croatia 3
Cyprus 1
Czech Republic 1
Denmark 3
Finland 4
France 14
Germany 5
Greece 7
Hungary 3
Italy 24
Netherlands 5
Poland 3
Serbia 1
Slovenia 3
Spain 36
United Kingdom 16
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