Contact

We only provide medical advice (including travel health) via the options:

Policlinic

Make an appointment
03 247 66 66
Kronenburgstraat 43/3, 2000 Antwerpen

  • Not for advice
  • Travel clinic (pre- and post-travel)
  • HIV/STD clinic
  • Open on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Travel advice

Travel advice can be found on our website www.travelhealth.be.

Travel advice by phone

Travel advice by phone is limited to extra guidance for the information that can also be found on our website www.travelhealth.be. (Personalised travel advice can only be obtained during a consultation in our policlinic, not by telephone. Make an appointment.)

0902 88 0 88

  • Conditions of use
  • €1 per minute (even if you enter a queue first)
  • For general travel advice and information about vaccinations also see www.travelhealth.be
  • Between 9 a.m. and 12 a.m. and 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays

Emergencies

During office hours (9am - 5pm)

Contact ITM:
03 247 66 66

Outside office hours

Contact Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen (UZA):
03 821 30 00
Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem

General inquiries

03 247 66 66
Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerpen
Weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Press and media questions

03 247 07 29
communicatie@itg.be
Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerpen

Questions about our education

itmedu@itg.be
Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerpen

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Getting to Antwerp from Brussels Airport

  • By bus: SN Brussels Airlines Express bus to Antwerp Central Station
    • Brussels-Antwerp : every hour
      first bus at 5am (Sundays at 7am)
      last bus at 12pm
    • Antwerp-Brussels: every hour
      First bus at 4am (Central Station) and 4:10am (hotel Crowne Plaza) (Sundays 6 and 6:10).
      Last bus at 11pm and 11:10pm
      Price : € 10,00 (driver sells the tickets)
  • By train from Brussels-Airport station.

Public transport in Antwerp

Antwerp has an extensive network of tram and bus lines.

  • From Antwerp Central Station
    Subway n° 9 or 15 - stop Groenplaats - take exit Nationalestraat - follow Nationalestraat for 1 km
  • From Berchem Station
    Tram n° 4 - stop 'Tropisch Instituut' 

Antwerp is a low emission zone!

The most polluting cars are not welcome in the city (roughly speaking diesel cars built before 2005 and gasoline cars built before 1992). Check whether your vehicle is allowed to enter the city. The city does not have a database with the data of foreign vehicles. That’s why you always have to register your car, and no later than 24 hours after entering the low emission zone.  If you have to pay for admission, you must apply for your permit no later than one day before you enter the low emission zone.

Parking in Antwerp

Parking your car in Antwerp can be expensive. Parking spaces are limited and you’ll have to pay to park in most of the streets. Avoid visiting Antwerp by car.

However, in case you do, the following options are available:

  • Park at one of the park and ride parkings close to the city centre. Leave your car for free and without time limit.
  • An alternative closer to ITM could be the parking places along the river (Sint-Michielskaai, Cockerillkaai) and at the 'Gedempte Zuiderdokken' (Waalse Kaai, Vlaamse Kaai). Depending on weather conditions and events, these places are not always available.