You can get to the VUB Health Campus in Jette by bike, public transport and car. You can reach the centre of Brussels, the capital of Europe, in less than 20 minutes by public transport. An overview of the different ways to get to the VUB can be found via the directions below and on the multimodal access plan.
Brussels is building a network of cycling routes so that cyclists can get around safely. The surroundings of the campus were completely redeveloped with great attention to pedestrians and cyclists. You can use the Brussels route planner to find the fastest or safest cycling route in Brussels. To commute easily from Flanders, you can use the cycle highways.
On the campus map, you will find an overview of bike racks spread across the campus. At the entrance of the Agora (Building R) you find the biggest bike parking. There is a Villo! station on Dikke-Beuklaan where you can take a bike with a subscription or ticket and return it to another Villo! station of your choice. Tip: the train station of Jette also has a Villo!-stand.
By tram or bus
The campus is well served by tram 9 and buses from De Lijn and MIVB. An overview of the stops next to the campus can be found on the access plan.
Detailed timetables and route planner
Overview of the lines with a stop next to the campus
|MIVB||Tram 9||Simonis - UZ Brussel - Koning Boudewijn||Metro in Simonis and Koning Boudewijn|
|MIVB||Bus 13||Zwarte Vijvers - UZ-VUB||Metro in Simonis|
|MIVB||Bus 14||Noordstation - UZ-VUB||Station Jette|
|MIVB||Bus 88||De Brouckère - UZ-VUB||Station Jette|
|De Lijn||Bus 245||Dendermonde - UZ Brussel - Noordstation||Station Buggenhout and Noodstation|
|De Lijn||Bus 810||Halle - Ruisbroek - Dilbeek - UZ-VUB||Stations Lot, Dilbeek and Zellik|
|De Lijn||Bus 820||Zaventem Airport - Vilvoorde - UZ/VUB||Heizel, station Vilvoorde and airport|
You can get to the campus via train stations Jette, Brussels North, Brussels South (Midi) and Vilvoorde.
Via Jette station
Jette station is served by both intercity and suburban S-trains. From the station, you can reach the campus by a 20-minute walk, a 10-minute bike ride (e.g., on a Villo!-bike) or MIVB buses 14 and 88 (towards UZ-VUB).
Via Brussels North
MIVB bus 14 will take you from Brussels North station to the campus in about 30 minutes.
Via Brussels South
Take metro line 2 (towards Simonis) or metro line 6 (towards Koning Boudewijn) from Brussels South station to Simonis and change to tram 9 (towards Koning Boudewijn) until the stop UZ Brussel.
From Antwerp and Mechelen, you can get off the train in Vilvoorde and take De Lijn bus 820 (to UZ-VUB).
Detailed timetables and route planner
Plan your trip to VUB with the route planner of the NMBS.
Visitors and suppliers
Visitors and suppliers can request access by car to the campus via this link. You can get to the VUB Health Campus via the Ring R0. Take exit 9-Jette and merge onto Dikke-Beuklaan. From Dikke-Beuklaan, follow signalisation towards VUB onto Laarbeeklaan and take entrance 4 into the Brussels Health Campus. There are several car parks on site.
Staff and students
Consult the intranet for more information on access by car for staff and students.
Parking regulations apply on campus: make sure you park your car correctly! As user of our road and parking facilities, you agree that the highway code and parking regulations apply.
Low Emission Zone
Pay attention! The campus is located in the low emission zone (LEZ) of the Brussels Capital Region (BCR). If you come by car, check here whether your vehicle is allowed to drive in the LEZ. Your vehicle doesn’t meet the access criteria for the LEZ? Then you can buy a day pass. Vehicles registered abroad must register for the LEZ unless they are registered in the Netherlands.
From Brussels Airport
Brussels Airport is located about 15km from the VUB Health Campus. There is a direct bus connection from Brussels Airport to the VUB Health Campus. Take bus 820 at the airport till the final stop UZ-VUB on the campus.
From Brussels South Charleroi Airport
Brussels South Charleroi Airport is located about 50km from Brussels. Shuttle bus connections are operated between the airport and Brussels South (Midi) railway station. From Brussels South (Midi) you can take metro line 2 (towards Simonis) or metro line 6 (towards Koning Boudewijn) to Simonis and change to tram 9 (towards Koning Boudewijn) until the stop UZ Brussel.
Plan your route
Get to know the public transport schedules via SNCB routeplanner (train), www.mivb.be (metro), www.delijn.be (bus).
More information can also be found on the websites of Brussels Airport and Brussels South Charleroi Airport.
An open campus for all
As VUB, we swear by values such as openness and connectedness. Our campuses are therefore freely accessible to our students, staff and visitors. In this way we emphasise our open character as a free university and at the same time strengthen our bond with the city of Brussels and its residents. As everywhere in public spaces, certain rules do apply – this way campus life remains pleasant for everyone.