Ghent - Maria Middelares General Hospital

Address Maria Middelares General Hospital
Buitenring Sint-Denijs, 9000 Ghent.

Do you have an appointment at the Maria Middelares General Hospital, or are you coming to visit someone? Our hospital is easily accessible by bicycle, public transport or car. Map your route here.

Once on site, you are smoothly guided towards the atrium. The atrium is the beating heart of the hospital. From here, you will be directed to the various departments, check-in and waiting points via 'gates' or access points and clear signage. For more information, contact the information desk or the volunteers in the atrium.

There is free bicycle parking for visitors in the centre square (between the castle and the hospital).

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

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

Access by public transport and shuttle bus:

Access by public transport and on foot:

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

Access from the R4:

Access from Kortrijksesteenweg:

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.

Car park 1 (P1)
Tower parking You will find fast, covered access to the hospital on the second floor.
Car park 2 (P2)
Open car park between car parks 1 and 3.
Car park 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.
Car park 4 (P4)
Open car park located between the hospital and the convent.
Car park Meeting Centre
Open parking next to the cloister. From here, you can take a shuttle bus to the hospital (see the blue schedule above).
A&E car park
Entrance via the A&E car park More information can be found at: the website for the A&E Department (practical information).

How much does parking cost?

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

You pay your ticket at the vending machines (at the main entrance, tower parking +2, or at the Maria Middelares - Monastery Meeting Centre). You can also pay with bancontact.


  • Special price: 10 tickets for €35.00 in the following cases:
    • parents (or guardians) of children in the paediatrics and neonatology departments
    • admissions for more than 5 nights: starting on day 6, you may make use of the special price
    • these ticks are available at the information desk at our reception hall
  • Individuals with a disability:
    • place your handicap card somewhere in the car where it is visible when using a handicap parking spot.
    • go to the information desk and show them (a copy of) your card 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. 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. You can release one with a €1 coin.



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