Directions to the Gasthuisberg campus

View the recommended routes to reach the Gasthuisberg campus by car, bus, train, on foot or by bike.

There are road works on the campus ring. There's one-way traffic between the Het Teken roundabout and Berg Taborweg until the construction break in July. All destinations on the campus remain accessible. More information about the current road works (in Dutch).

By car

Leuven centre

You can get to the Gasthuisberg campus via Mgr. Van Waeyenberghlaan.

Via the Leuven city centre to the Gasthuisberg campus

Inner ring road 

Coming from the inner ring road, you can reach the Gasthuisberg campus via Groefstraat, Mgr. Van Waeyenberghlaan and roundabout Het Teken.


Via innerring to Gasthuisberg campus

Leaving the campus via the inner ring

From the Gasthuisberg campus you can reach the Leuven inner ring road  (in the direction of Mechelsepoort, Artoisplein) via Mgr. Van Waeyenberghlaan and Groefstraat. 


Leave towards inner ring

Leaving the inner ring road via the Gasthuisberg exit only possible for buses and emergency services


It is not possible to leave or enter the inner ring via the Gasthuisberg driveway / exit. The entrance and exit are only accessible for buses and emergency services, not for regular traffic.

Leuven outer ring road

From the Leuven outer ring road take the Gasthuisberg campus exit.

(The Gasthuisberg campus exit follows consecutively to Mechelsepoort and Brusselsepoort.)

Leaving the campus via the outer ring road

To leave the campus again via the outer ring take the ramp to the Leuven ring.

(After the Gasthuisberg campus, Tervuursepoort, Naamsepoort, Parkpoort, and Tiensepoort follow successively on the outer ring.)

Leave via inner ring

Motorway (E40-E314)


Coming from the motorway, take the Gasthuisberg (16), Winksele (17) or Herent (18) exit on the E314.

Gasthuisberg exit (16)

After leaving the motorway, take the access road to the Gasthuisberg campus. 

Exit Winksele (17)

After exiting the motorway, take Brusselsesteenweg. When you reach the Leuven outer ring, turn right. Take the Gasthuisberg campus exit on the outer ring.

Exit Winksele

Exit Herent (18)

After exiting the motorway, take Nieuwe Mechelsesteenweg. When you reach the Leuven outer ring, turn right. Take the Gasthuisberg campus exit on the outer ring. 

Route from exit 18 Herent

By bus or train

Leuven train station is approximately four kilometers from the hospital. Buses run regularly to and from the Gasthuisberg campus.
For the most recent info, visit the De Lijn website.

The final stop is near the East entrance.

There is no bus stop at the West entrance. From East entrance, walk through the hospital to West entrance (walking time about 10 minutes).

Buses through the city centre

You can reach the Gasthuisberg campus via buses that run through the centre of Leuven.

The buses through the centre depart from Leuven station on platform 2.

Ring buses

There are also 2 lines that run via the Leuven ring road to the Gasthuisberg campus. 

  • At Leuven station on platform 12, take the outer ring bus (line 600) to get to the Gasthuisberg campus. 
  • At the Gasthuisberg campus, take the inner ring bus (line 601) to get to the station. 

There are road works on the campus ring. This has consequences for the buses n° 410, 395, 595 and 317. More information on

On foot or by bike

The Gasthuisberg campus can be reached by bike or on foot:

  • via the centre (Mgr. Van Waeyenberghlaan)
  • via the Leuven ring
  • from the direction of Winksele via the cyclists' bridge across the E314.
    For safety the traffic at the entrance and exit is controlled with traffic lights.

There are two bike stands for visitors: one at East entrance and one at West entrance. Check the road description to the bike stands.

There are road works on the Gasthuisberg ringroad.

Use the footpath on the other side of the ringroad to walk between Het Teken roundabout and entrance East.

To cross the ringroad to entrance Easts you are strongly advised to use the zebra crossing. Crossing the ringroad at a different location is not safe.

In some places the cycle path is arranged differently. Follow the signposts.

Need help with transportation?

Patients who do not have a means of transport to travel to and from the hospital can use a patient transport service.

Please contact your health insurance provider for more details.

Two entrances to the hospital: entrance East (Oost) and entrance West

UZ Leuven Gasthuisberg campus has two entrances: entrance East (Oost) and entrance West.

There is a car parking and a bicycle parking at both the East and West entrances.

All consultations and units can be reached from both entrances. Signposting with colour arrows is provided at both entrances.


Entrance East (Oost):

  • via the mynexuzhealth app (quickest)
  • at a registration booth 
  • with a hospital employee

Entrance West:

  • via the mynexuzhealth app (quickest)
  • at a registration booth
  • with a hospital employee: follow the red arrow to the reception 

When to choose which entrance?

Depending on the location of your appointment or the ward you are visiting, entrance East (Oost) or entrance West is closer.

If you're driving or cycling, it is best to choose the nearest entrance.
Check your confirmation letter or contact the medical department to find out which entrance is nearest.

More info about parking at the Gasthuisberg campus

If you take the bus, choose entrance East (Oost): the bus stop is located near entrance East (Oost). 
Do you have a consultation or do you need to go to a ward located at entrance West? Count on an approximate walking time of about 10 minutes. Wheelchairs are available for those with limited mobility.

Gasthuisberg campus area plan

Last edit: 5 June 2023