Maria Middelares General Hospital
Do you have an appointment at Maria Middelares General Hospital or are you coming for a visit?
Our hospital is easily accessible by public transport or by car.
There is a free bicycle parking area for visitors, in car parking area 3 under the hospital.
By public transport
Take the train to Ghent-Sint-Pieters station. There you can take a bus or tram.
By bus or tram
The following lines go from Ghent-Sint-Pieters to our hospital. Get off at the ‘Ghent M. Middelares - Maalte’ stop.
- Bus line 76: toward De Pinte
- Bus line 77: toward Deinze Kerkhof
- Bus line 78: toward Zevergem
- Tram line 1: towards Flanders Expo
Are you travelling to Maria Middelares General Hospital by public transport?
We are happy to offer you a shuttle service offering a seamless connection at tram stop ‘Gent. M. Middelares - Maalte’.
Our electric, self-driving shuttle ‘Olli’ departs every eight minutes, from Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 5.30pm.
Do you want to find out more about Olli? Read this article.
There are several ways to drive to Maria Middelares General Hospital. Map out your route here.
Note: if your car’s GPS does not recognise our official address (Buitenring Sint-Denijs 30, 9000 Gent), enter ‘Kortrijksesteenweg 1026, 9000 Gent’.
Take a ticket at the barrier when you enter the parking facility.
Three parking zones are indicated as soon as you enter our hospital.
|Parking 1 (P1)||Tower parking You will find fast, covered access to the hospital on the second floor.|
|Parking 2 (P2)||Open parking between parking areas 1 and 3.|
|Parking 3 (P3)||Covered parking underneath the hospital. There is also a kiss-and-ride space here. From here, you can reach the main entrance via the external staircase or lift.|
How much does parking cost?
|0 to 30 minutes||Free. You do not have to validate your ticket, just hand it in when you leave.|
|From 30 minutes to 1 hour||€2.00|
|From 1 to 2 hours||€3.00|
|From 2 to 3 hours||€4.00|
|From 3 to 4 hours||€5.00|
|From 4 to 5 hours||€6.00|
|From 5 to 6 hours||€7.00|
|From 6 to 7 hours||€8.00|
|Maximum amount per day||€9.00|
*These charges apply from 30 November 2020.
Are you staying at the hospital for a longer period of time? Then choose the weekly ticket option (‘weekkaart’) at the parking machines. You pay €15.00 and then you can drive in and out as often as you like for seven days. It is important that you insert your ticket at the barrier both when you enter and when you leave the car park. After seven days, the ticket is retained and you can buy a new one.
Parents (or guardians) of children on the Paediatrics Department can buy ten tickets for €20.00.
You can pay for the ticket at the ticket vending machines at the reception. You can also pay with bancontact.
Reserved parking spaces
In car parking area 3 there are reserved parking spaces for parent-child, senior citizens, dialysis patients and persons with disabilities. These parking spaces are located near the outside lift that takes you right up to the main entrance.
Are you being dropped off? You can be dropped off by car as far at this lift and may use the kiss-and-ride parking spaces (max. 15 minutes parking).
Do you need a wheelchair?
Our hospital provides wheelchairs on the second floor of the tower car parking area, in the underground car parking area P3 by the lift and at our entrance hall (at gate A).
The wheelchairs are connected to each other by a chain system. You can disconnect them with a one euro coin.
Things to consider
- All covered storeys have a height of at least 2.05 metres.
- Follow the signs to the various car parking areas and entrances and exits.
- When you leave the car, make sure that the windows and doors are closed, that no valuables are left in the vehicle and that you have taken your parking ticket along with you for validation after your hospitalisation or consultation.
- Maria Middelares General Hospital cannot be held liable for accidents, theft, damage to vehicles or third parties.
- If you cause or notice damage to the infrastructure, we ask you to report this to the information point in the entrance hall of the hospital.