ERSA

CORE – UCL                                               Tel: +32 (0)10 47 43 62                      Contact persons:
Voie du Roman Pays 34, L1.03.01              Email: info@ersa.org                          Maristella ANGOTZI
B – 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve                         Website: www.ersa.org                       Email: maristella.angotzi@ersa.org

 

How to get to ERSA office at UCL – Louvain-la-Neuve?

ERSA office is located 100m from Louvain-la-Neuve train station (Building 20 on the map).

By train

From one of the railway stations, ask for a ticket to “Louvain-la-Neuve Université” (NOT Louvain or Leuven) and take the Brussels Ottignies-Namur-Luxembourg line (trains every half hour).
Get off at Ottignies and continue to Louvain-la-Neuve by train (about 8 min.) or by taxi (cost approximately 10 Euros). Some trains go straight from Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve but take more time. More precisely: the station is half underground.

Timetables are available on the web site of the SNCB, or by phone (+32 2 528 28 28).

By plane

Fly to Brussels National Airport (Zaventem):
The National Tourist Information Office, situated in the luggage hall of the airport, can help you and provide useful information about getting to Louvain-la-Neuve. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Brussels National Airport (Zaventem) is linked to Brussels by a train service : 4 trains/hour between 5.30 a.m. and 12 p.m. during weekdays and between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. during week-ends. Ask for a ticket to “Louvain-la-Neuve” and get off at the station Brussels Nord (a 12-15 min. ride). Take the Brussels-Namur-Luxemburg line (trains every half hour, week-end included), get off at Ottignies (about 35 min.) and switch to a train to Louvain-la-Neuve (about 8 min.). Some trains go straight from Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve but take more time.

Timetables are available on the web site of the SNCB, or by phone (+32 2 528 28 28).

Fly to Brussels South Charleroi Airport:
At the airport, go to the desk Ryanair and ask for a combined ticket bus/train to Louvain-la-Neuve.

Bus connections are organized according to flights arrivals and departures (every half hour to Charleroi station and return). Then take the bus and go to Charleroi station. From Charleroi station, you will need to get off at Ottignies and continue to Louvain-la-Neuve.

Timetables are available on the web site of the SNCB, or by phone (+32 2 528 28 28).

By bus

Buses from TEC serve Louvain-la-Neuve from Brussels, Ottignies, Wavre and some other surroundings.
Timetables are available via TEC website or by phone (+32 10 23 53 53).

By car

From Brussels:

  • Take the E411 motorway towards Namur, Luxembourg.
  • Take exit 8a marked “Louvain-la-Neuve”. At the roundabout on the National 4, go:
    • straight ahead – direction Town center (Centre urbain)
    • turn left until the traffic lights – direction Biéreau or Bruyères
    • turn right to the next roundabout – direction, Hocaille, Lauzelle or Blocry.

From Namur:

  • take the E411 motorway towards Brussels
  • take exit 9 marked ’Corroy-le-Grand/Louvain-la-Neuve
  • turn left towards the N4 when you reach the N4 turn right on to it
  • turn left off the N4:
    • at the traffic lights – direction Biéreau or Bruyères
    • at the first traffic circle – direction Town center (centre urbain)
    • at the second traffic circle – direction Hocaille, Lauzelle or Blocry.