Venue

Bluepoint Antwerp

Filip Williotstraat 9 2600 Antwerpen

HOW TO GET THERE

Your journey to the venue

By car

Bluepoint has a private parking garage, available free of charge for hackathon participants and gala guests.

  • From Brussels / E19: take exit 6 (HOBOKEN / WILRIJK / MORTSEL), continue on the R11.
  • From Ghent / E17 – A14: follow the R1, take exit 5 (BERCHEM)
  • From the Netherlands / E34 – E313 – A13: take the R1 (R1 (RING ANTWERPEN / BRUGGE / GENT / BRUSSEL / BREDA), leave the ringway at exit 4 (LIER / MORTSEL / BERCHEM)
Due to the ongoing roadworks on the Italiëlei – Frankrijklei – Rooseveltplaats, we recommend  you to not drive through the city center (incl. Waaslandtunnel).

By train

Two train stations are nearby: Berchem and Antwerpen-Centraal. The Berchem station is nearest.

From Berchem station:
bus line 90, 91 or 92. Disembark at the “Roderveldlaan” stop.
From Antwerpen-Centraal:
metro line 15 (direction Boechout, disembark at the “Pulhof” stop.

By tram

Stop at “Pulhof”.  Follow the Pulhoflaan (next to Carrefour/Quick) until the intersection with the Filip Williotstraat. Bluepoint is on your left side.

By bus

The nearest bus stop is “Roderveldlaan”. Follow the Berchemstationstraat until the intersection with Filip Williotstraat. Bluepoint is on your left side.

By bike

The nearest Velo station: #264 – Filip Williotstraat is located almost in front of the Bluepoint entrance.

By air

Brussels Airport (Zaventem) is the main national airport. From here, there are frequent trains to the Antwerpen-Centraal and Berchem stations.

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Antwerp airport is a smaller airport with some European connections.

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Recommended accommodation

Hackathon guest staying at Crowne Plaza Antwerp can use a dedicated area to continue hacking after the hackathon venue closes at 22:00.

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Comfort accommodation

Several hotels are located conveniently between the venue and the city center. The perfect opportunity to combine your hackathon experience with a visit to Antwerp.

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Boomerang Hostel

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The ASH – Antwerp Student Hostel

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Alias Youth Hostel

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