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Square Brussels
SymfonyCon Brussels 2023 will be organized at Square conference center situated on the imposing Mont des Arts with a broad vista over Brussels. Square sits in the historical and cultural heart of the city, very close to the centre of European government.


SQUARE Brussels
Glass Entrance
Mont des Arts/Kunstberg
B-1000 Brussels

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How to Reach the Venue

Come by train
Brussels is accessible from most of Europe by train! We recommand your to travel this way to limit your carbon footprint. There are three train stations going from north to south: Brussel Noord, Brussel Zuid-Midi and Brussel Central. Brussel Zuid-Midi handles the international services including Eurostar, Thalys and ICE along with a number of inter city routes. All three train stations are on the metro line.

  • Brussel Noord: 24-minutes' walk to the Conference center or 7 minutes in public transports.
  • Brussel Zuid-Midi: 20-minutes' walk to the Conference center or 7 minutes in public transports.
  • Brussel Central: 3-minutes' walk to the Conference center.

A strike of the National Railways could be held from December 5th, 22:00 until December 7th, 22:00 (48 hours). Information will be confirmed at least 5 days before the strike. Read more information on this page:

Come by plane
For our most geographically distanced participants, we propose attractive discounts, up to -15%, on a wide range of public fares on all AIR FRANCE and KLM flights worldwide. If you wish to arrive before the conference or extend your stay, the discounts may also apply as the travel validity period runs from November 28, 2023 to December 15, 2023. Please access directly through this page and use the ID code 39636AF to activate the discounts.

Brussels Airport is a speedy 17 minutes by train from the Brussels Central Station, stopping at the European Institutions on the way. At peak times, 6 trains run every hour and from the Central Station, which is only three minutes walk to Square. 
You will find the train station directly under the Departure and Arrival Halls of the airport (level -1). The escalator or lift will take you directly to the platform.
Ticket is 10,3€ / adult. 

If you prefer to take a taxi, we recommend that you always take an official taxi outside arrival hall. Do not use unlicensed taxis. You can recognize an official city taxi by the T- license plate and the blue-yellow symbol at the front of the taxi. It costs around 50€ to Brussels city center.

The company Taxi Hendriks has taxis for wheelchair users. Be sure to book your taxi in advance. Website & E-mail.

Come by car
There are two public car parks with over 1700 parking spaces. Parking Albertine, the closest car park, is situated underneath Square with direct access to the venue from the inside. Car park are accessible 24H and have recharging facilities for electric cars. For direct access from the car park, please go to level -3 and follow the directions to Square. This route provides direct elevator access. 
A short walk away is the Grand Place car park which is conveniently placed midway between SQUARE and the Grand Place
  • Parking Albertine #1 Place de la Justice 16, 1000 Brussels
  • Parking Albertine #2 Rue des Sols 3, 1000 Brussels

Come by public transports
Square very conveniently sits next door to the main transport hub of Brussels - the Central Station. All main tram, bus, metro and train lines converge here, as well as the fast train from Brussels International Airport. Train routes to every part of Belgium run from the same station which includes the cities of Antwerp, Brugge, Charleroi, Gent, Mons and Liège.
  • Metro lines 1 and 5, tram lines 38, 63, 65, 86
  • Bus lines 29, 48, 66, 71, 86, N06, N08, N09, N10, N11
  • Bus lines 48 and 95
  • Bus lines 38, 71, N06, N08, N09, N10, N11, N12
  • Trams 92 and 93
Tickets from 2,50 € per journey (price depending on the distance).
More information on the lines and ticket prices are available on the SNCB official website.