Directions to the Gasthuisberg campus

The ring road around the Gasthuisberg campus is completely open.

All destinations on the campus are accessible, from ring north as well as from ring south.

As of 3 May 2021 the Gasthuisberg campus is accessible again via Mgr. Van Waeyenberghlaan.

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

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 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. The final stop is near the main entrance of the hospital.

For the most recent info, visit the De Lijn website.

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.

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
    Please note! Coming from Mechelsepoort cyclists need to follow a deviation via Oude Rondelaan, Wijnpersstraat, Mechelsevest and Edouard Rémyvest up to the Tervuursepoort. The cycle path on the outer ring between Brusselsesteenweg and the Gasthuisberg campus is not accessible during the constuction works. Pedestrians have access via the Lemmensinstituut.
    More information on the Agentschap Wegen & Verkeer website
  • from the direction of Herent 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. Check the road description to the bike stands.

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.

Gasthuisberg campus area plan

Last edit: 20 May 2021