On foot, by bicycle, by public transportation, by car or carpool: the Solbosch campus can be reached in a variety of ways. Learn how to access the campus: nearby stations, itineraries, travel times, and infrastructures.

Access map

Main local itineraries

Etterbeek station
15' | 5' | 8'

Boondael station
15' | 5' | ou 4'

Watermael station
15' | 5 |  4' + 8' ou / 2'

Plaine campus
12' |  5' | ou 5'

North station
30' | 39'

Central station
22' | 25'

South station 
26' | ou 4'+ 19'

Erasme campus
39' | 20' + 26'

Cimetière d'Ixelles
8' | 2' | ou 2'

Cambre étoile
4' | 1' | 5'

6' | 4' | ou ou 5'

ULB Flagey
25' | 9' | 9'

Calculate your own itinerary


Means of transportation

On foot

Brussels has many paths where pedestrians can avoid vehicle traffic, and many pedestrian-friendly streets. Find a map of recommended itineraries at Stapas.be.

By bicycle

Want to avoid traffic congestion? Come to ULB by bicycle! This is often the fastest way to get around Brussels.

  • Avoiding vehicle traffic: Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt and Boulevard Général Jacques, near the campus, have bicycle paths. Find a map of all recommended bicycle itineraries and bicycle paths in the Brussels area at Bike.Brussels.

  • Parking your bicycle: There are bicycle racks throughout the campus, near each building. Find the nearest one using the interactive map.

  • No bicycle? You can rent a bicycle anywhere in Brussels, and leave it when you reach your destination. Several bicycle sharing services are available in Brussels, with or without dedicated docking stations. Villo! stations are located all around the campus: find out where using the access map.

  • Keeping your bicycle safe: Use a strong lock to attach your bicycle to a solid support, preferably in a busy area.

By public transportation

From Wallonia, Flanders, or Brussels, the main public transportation services can get you to the very edge of the campus, or just a few minutes away:

  • STIB/MIVB: The campus is accessible by bus (lines 71 and 72) and tramway (lines 8 and 25), at the ‘ULB’ stop. Bus line 95 (‘Cimetière d’Ixelles’) and tramway line 7 (‘Buyl’) are 8 minutes away from the campus. Learn more at STIB.be

  • TEC: Line 366 (Court-Saint-Etienne/Rixensart) stops a two-minute walk from the campus, on Avenue de l’Orée. Line C (Louvain-la-Neuve) stops at ‘Fraiteur’, a 13-minute walk from the campus. Learn more at Infotec.be

  • De Lijn: Lines 341 (Wavre), 343 (Malaise), 348 (La Hulpe), and 349 (Ottenburg) stop at ‘Fraiteur’, a 13-minute walk from the campus. Learn more at Delijn.be

By train

  • Regional lines: several regional S railway lines stop at the Etterbeek, Watermael, and Boondael stations. From there, the campus is a few minutes away on foot, by bicycle, or by public transportation.

  • National and international lines: with most railway lines, you can transfer at Brussels’ main stations (North, Central, South).

Learn more at Belgianrail.be

By car

The Solbosch campus can be reached by motorways E411 (Namur), E42 (Liège), E19 (Paris-Mons), and E40 (Ostend), then Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt, Avenue Adolphe Buyl, or Avenue de l’Université. Get directions

  • Park & Ride locations in Ceria, Stalle, Herrmann-Debroux, Roodebeek, Kraainem, and Reyers let you park outside Brussels and use public transportation. Learn more at LEZ.Brussels.

  • The Solbosch campus has several car parks with restricted access. More information (in french)

  • Why not try car sharing? Several solutions exist in Brussels, and there are multiple Zen Car and Cambio stations around the campus. Find out where using the access map.

From the airport

Flying to ULB? There are several ways to get to the Solbosch campus from Brussels Airport.

  • By taxi: taxis are available outside the arrivals hall. Licensed taxis can be identified by the yellow and blue lamp on their roof. More information

  • By train: shuttles are available between Brussels Airport and the city’s main stations (North, Central, South), several times per hour. More information

  • By bus: lines 12 (before 8 pm) and 21 (after 8 pm) stop at Place du Luxembourg. More information

Persons with reduced mobility

Public transportation services offer solutions for persons with reduced mobility.

By car

The Solbosch campus has reserved parking spots for persons with disabilities. Learn how to get access on the web page dedicated to parking. (in french)


STIB/MIVB is working on making bus, tramway, and metro lines and stops more accessible to persons with reduced mobility. It also operates Taxibus, a door-to-door transportation service for persons with disabilities.

For more information, see the page dedicated to accessibility on the STIB/MIVB website.


Taxi companies in Brussels have a fleet of accessible vehicles for persons with reduced mobility. More information on the Brussels Mobility website.

By train

SNCB offers assistance services for persons with reduced mobility. More information on the SNCB website.

Find information about all accessible transportation options on the Brussels Mobility website.

Find information about all solutions and facilities for persons with reduced mobility on the ULB website(in french)
Updated on March 27, 2019