Fosdem:2008:Directions and travel logistics

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A google maps overlay is available with both hotels and the FOSDEM location marked.

Traveling by air to Brussels for FOSDEM

...the airport is less than 20 minutes from the city centre. From 6am till nearly midnight, the AIRPORT CITY EXPRESS train brings you to Midi, Central and North stations four times per hour. A one-way ticket costs 2,60 € second class and 3,90 € first class. The city express train is located in the basement (level -1) of the terminal building itself.

Map from airport to Brussels town center

Traveling by train to Brussels for FOSDEM

If you are traveling by train to Brussels, it is best for you to get off at the Central Station stop.

The Novotel

Many Mozilla guests are staying at the Novotel Brussels off Grand'Place

Here is some hotel information.

120, rue du Marché Aux Herbes
Tel:  (+32)2/5143333
Fax :  (+32)2/5117723
Location:  In the centre of town
This map will show you how to get to the Novotel from the station.

The Atlas Hotel

Other Mozilla participants will be staying at The Atlas Hotel. Here is their contact information:

Rue du Vieux Marché aux Grains, 30
Brussels 1000 - Belgium
Tel : + 32 2 502 60 06
Fax : + 32 2 502 69 35
Web :

Here is a map of the location of the Atlas Hotel.

Getting from the Hotel to FOSDEM

From station GARE CENTRALE, take Bus 71 traveling towards DELTA. Get out at the station ULB. From there its a 9 minute footwalk. The total travel takes about 34 minutes.

You can find more local transportation info here.

Also you can find the metro plan as a google maps overlay.