KaBa Hostel can easily be reached by car or public transport and is situated on the edge of the busier historical centre of Ghent. A calm an quiet hostel within walking distance from the Graslei, the Sint-Baafs cathedral, the Gravensteen, the shopping streets and nice parks and plazas. 


Access to KaBa Hostel

The hostel is located in the centre of Ghent, near Zuid and St. Anna square.


Public transport

Arrival at train station Gent Dampoort:
walk 10 min. (Kasteellaan – Lucas Munichstraat – Voorhoutkaai – Koepoortkaai) or take bus 70 or 76 to stop Lousbergsbrug and walk 250m (Nieuwebosstraat and Sint-Annaplein)

Arrival at train station Gent Sint-Pieters:
take bus 70 – 72 - 73 - 74 - 76 - 78 up to stop Gent Zuid and walk 400m (take Zuidstationstraat and on Sint-Annaplein third street on the left) (approx. 20min)

take tram 1 (direction Evergem Brielken) up to stop Korenmarkt and change to tram 4 (direction Gentbrugge Moscou) up to stop Gent Zuid, then walk 400m (see above) (approx. 30min)

take tram 4 (direction Genbrugge Moscou) up to stop Gent Zuid and walk 400m (see above) (approx. 50min)


Ghent’s inner city (the area within the ring road) will become a low-emission zone on 1 January 2020. Only vehicles that meet the conditions for admission will be allowed into this zone. Avoid being fined and always check your vehicle before coming to Ghent.

Follow E40 / E17 - exit Gent-Centrum – follow direction Gent Centrum untill you reach Zuid (Woodrow Wilsonplein) – turn right at Capitole in the direction of Sint-Annaplein – at the roundabout, take third exit.

In Filips van Arteveldestraat and surroundings (red zone) you have to pay to park your car (9am-7pm max. 3h, 7-24pm max. 5h, no day ticket). In the oranje zone behind the church and on the other side of the river, you can park for a cheaper price and day tickets are possible. More info: Parkeerplan

Park + Ride (P+R): park your car for free at the edge of the city and come to the centre by public transport. P+R areas: Gentbrugge, Flanders Expo, Oostakker, Wondelgem, Mariakerke, Moscou.(Parkride)


Food, fun & facts

FOOD - Mosquito Coast - Il Mezzogiorno - Walrus - Balls and Glory - Komkommertijd - Simon Says - Orchidee - Multatuli

TOUR - GPSmycity

FUN - Studioskoop Café - Mosquito Coast - Charlatan - Het Spijker - Polé Polé -

BIKE RENTAL - Biker - Max Mobiel vzw - Blue Bike - De Ligfiets -

LAUNDROMAT - Mr. Ecowash - Wasbar

Why Ghent?

Because Lonely Planet has called our city “Europe’s best kept secret” and a must see destination for 2011.

Because National Geographic Traveler Magazine has listed this city as the most authentic historic city in the world and full of life.

Because you must witness with your own eyes what Napoleon and the mysterious thief of ‘The Just Judges’ panel already knew: The Mystic Lamb really is key to European art history.

Because the city comes to life again after sunset. And of course because you like to get off the beaten track!

See more at: www.visitgent.be