Do you have an appointment at the Maria Middelares General Hospital, or are you coming to visit someone? Our hospital can be accessed easily by public transport or by auto. Map your route here.

Work with impact on accessibility

Starting 1 September 2022 until mid-2023, roadworks will be conducted in the area around our hospital. This will impact access to the hospital by (motor)bike, car or public transportation. The roadworks will be completed in different phases. Depending on where the roadworks are happening, there may be a detour for through-traffic.

By (motor)bike

By (motor)bike

There is a free bicycle parking area for visitors, in car parking area 3 under the hospital.

Along the Kortrijksesteenweg
Along the R4

By public transport

By public transport

By train

Take the train to Ghent-Sint-Pieters station. There you can take a bus or tram.

By bus or tram

The following lines go 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: toward Flanders Expo

Shuttle bus

The shuttle service of Maria Middelares General Hospital connects seamlessly with the ‘Gent M. Middelares - Maalte’ stop. A shuttle bus leaves every 8 minutes, Monday through Friday, 7.30am - 5.30pm.

To the hospital with the shuttle bus
Walking to the hospital

By car

By car

There are several ways to drive to Maria Middelares General Hospital. Map out your route here. Keep in mind that our site can be busy during the visiting hours.

Our GPS coordinates are: 2PG2+V7 Ghent

Parking zones

Take a ticket at the barrier when you enter the car park.
There are six parking zones. As soon as you enter the hospital, there are signs for all the parking zones.

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 & ride. From here, you can reach the main entrance via the external staircase or lift.

Parking 4 (P4)

Open parking between the hospital and the cloister.
Parking MeetingcenterOpen parking next to the cloister. You may catch a shuttle bus and take it to the hospital (see the blue schedule above).
A&E parkingEntrance via the A&E car park More information can be found at:the website for the A&E Department (practical information).

Along the Kortrijksesteenweg
Along the R4

How much does parking cost?

0 - 30 minutesYou do not have to validate your ticket, parking is free of charge. Just hand it in when you leave.
30 minutes - 1 hour€2.50
1 - 2 hours€4.00
2 - 3 hours
3 - 4 hours
4 - 5 hours
5 - 6 hours
6 - 7 hours
Maximum daily rate

You can pay for the ticket at the ticket vending machines at the reception (at the main entrance). You can also pay with bancontact.


  • Special price of: 10 tickets for €35.00 in the following cases:
    • parents (or guardians) of children on the Paediatrics Department
    • admissions for more than 5 nights: starting on day 6, you may make use of the special price
  • People with a disability:
    • Place your handicap card somewhere in the car where it is visible when parking in a handicap parking spot.
    • Go to the information desk and show them (a copy of) your card in order to park free of charge.

Reserved parking spaces

  • At parking zone 1 (tower parking), there are four reserved handicapped parking spaces on the second level. You will find fast, covered access to the hospital here.
  • At parking zone 2, there are two reserved parking spaces for high patient transport.
  • 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 directly to the main entrance. Are you being dropped off? You can be dropped off by car nearby this lift and may use the kiss-and-ride parking spaces (max. parking time of 15 minutes).

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. You can release one with a €1 coin.



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