Alert
Please mind: Due to the fight against the coronavirus, all concerts in Forest National are postponed or cancelled. As a result, the Bravo! Ticket is temporarily not available. More information on the consequences for your Bravo! Ticket below.
The concert has been postponed, what to do now?
  • I haven't bought a Bravo! Ticket yet:
    The SNCB code on your concert ticket remains valid for the purchase of a Bravo! Ticket if you wish to attend the postponed concert.


  • I've already bought a Bravo! Ticket, I wish to attend the postponed concert and get refund for my Bravo! Ticket:
    • 1. Contact the SNCB helpdesk, phone 02 528 28 28 (option 3), contact form. Add your concert ticket stating the original date and your original Bravo! Ticket as attachments
    • 2. The helpdesk will give you a new SNCB code for the purchase of a new Bravo! Ticket and will refund the Bravo! Ticket you had already purchased.


  • I've already bought a Bravo! Ticket, I don't wish to attend the postponed concert and wish the refund of my Bravo! Ticket:
    • 1. First confirm to Forest-National that you will not attend the postponed concert and wish the refund of your concert ticket.
    • 2. Then contact the SNCB Customer Service by using the contact form. Add your concert ticket stating the original date and your original Bravo! Ticket as attachments.
    • 3. The Customer Service will refund the Bravo! Ticket you had already purchased.
What if the concert is cancelled?
  • I've already bought a Bravo! Ticket:
    • 1. Contact the SNCB Customer Service by using the contact form. Add your concert ticket stating the date of the cancelled concert and your original Bravo! Ticket as attachments.
    • 2. The Customer Service will refund your Bravo! Ticket.
      Please mind: in the event of a concert being cancelled on the day of the concert, Bravo! Tickets will not be eligible for a refund, even if you haven't made your train journey to Brussels yet.


  • I haven't bought a Bravo! Ticket yet:
    The SNCB code is no longer valid.

Travel by train to Forest National

  • without driving stress or parking trouble to your concert or show
  • 50% discount* on your return journey, from any station in Belgium
  • Forest-Est station is only a 5 minutes walk from Forest National
  • from Bruxelles-Midi station you take the tram for free to Forest National (with a free Event Pass of STIB)

Bravo! Ticket Forest National

  • exclusively for travellers with a Forest National admission ticket for a concert or show
  • for a return journey by train in 2nd class
  • on the day of your concert or show
  • you may return at the latest the day after your outward journey
  • from every Belgian station to Forest-Est or Bruxelles-Midi station
  • only available on sncb.be/bravo!, as from 31 days before your concert
  • print out the Bravo! Ticket or save the PDF on your smartphone
You can read all the information on the Bravo! Ticket Forest National further down this page.
Check your best train connection and then choose the corresponding ticket:
Bravo! Ticket Forest National – FOREST-EST
Return journey at half price to Forest-Est station. The concert hall is only a 5 minutes walk away.
Bravo! Ticket Forest National - BRUXELLES-MIDI
Return journey at half price to Bruxelles-Midi station. Take there tram 32 or 82 with the free Event Pass of STIB.

FOREST NATIONAL

Forest National is Brussels' most famous event hall and offers a stage to international stars, including the great French artists. The strength of this mythical temple lies in its ability to welcome 8,400 visitors, while maintaining the atmosphere and conviviality of smaller-scale events. The legendary arena offers you a unique concert experience. In addition to concerts, the program also includes operas, musicals, ballets, sports events and shows for the whole family.

All about your journey to Forest National

You can buy the Bravo! Ticket Forest National on this page, as from 31 days before your concert or show. Simply click on your purchase button displayed above. The only thing you then need, is the SNCB code which can be found on your Forest National admission ticket. This code starts with a zero, the capital letter i and the letters VN.

You can print the Bravo! Ticket or save the PDF on your smartphone.

You can take the train to Forest-Est station. From there it’s only a 5 minutes walk to Forest National.

If you're coming by train to Bruxelles-Midi station, then take the tram to Forest National there. Please note: get your free Event Pass for this at a GO vending machine of STIB with the code mentioned on your Forest National admission ticket.

Info tram:
  • Outwards from Bruxelles-Midi station:
    at stop Gare du Midi, tram 32 or 82 direction Drogenbos Château until stop Zaman - Forest National.
  • Homewards to Bruxelles-Midi station:
    • at stop Zaman - Forest National, tram 32 direction Da Vinci until stop Gare du Midi.
    • or at stop Zaman - Forest National, tram 82 direction Berchem Station until stop Gare du Midi.
Yes, if you’re travelling to Bruxelles-Midi station. With the STIB code mentioned on your Forest National admission ticket, you can get a free Event Pass at any GO vending machine of STIB/MIVB. The Event Pass allows you to use the tram round-trip between Bruxelles-Midi and the concert hall.

If you're coming by train to Forest-Est station, then you are just a 5 minutes walk from Forest National.

The concerts finish between 10:00 and 11:00 pm so that you can still return with the last trains.
There are no extra night trains.
  • My code does not work.
    First check whether you have copied the SNCB code correctly. The code always starts with a zero, the capital letter i and the letters VN.
    Each code will only work once. Check whether the code has been used before.
    Still no success in ordering a Bravo! Ticket after checking all of the above? Please contact the SNCB Customer Service department using the contact form or by telephone: 02 528 28 28 (7 days a week, from 7 a.m. to 9.30 p.m.).

  • I have made a mistake in my order and bought a wrong ticket.
    Bravo! Tickets cannot be exchanged, cancelled or refunded. Please use a different train ticket to travel to Forest National.
No, unfortunately not. The Bravo! Ticket is a discounted ticket and therefore only exists as 2nd class. If you would still prefer more comfort during your journey, please select an upgrade for some or all of your journey. This supplement can be purchased via this website and in the stations at the ticket counters and from ticket machines.
No, if you're departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem station, the Brussels Airport Supplement for your return journey will automatically be added to the price of your Bravo! Ticket Forest National.
Yes, you can combine a Bravo! Ticket Forest National with a (return) transport ticket that is valid on the foreign railway network until the Belgian border. From there the Bravo! Ticket is valid to Forest-Est or Bruxelles-Midi station.
When buying your Bravo! Ticket, enter one of the following first Belgian stations as your departure station:
  • coming from The Netherlands: Essen (via Roosendaal), Noorderkempen (via Breda) or Visé (via Maastricht – Eijsden)
  • coming from Germany: Hergenrath
  • coming from the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg: Arlon, Athus or Gouvy
  • coming from France: Mouscron, Froyennes, Quiévrain, Quévy or Erquelinnes
If you're departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem station, the Brussels Airport Supplement for your return journey will automatically be added to the price of your Bravo! Ticket Forest National.
You must be able to show your Bravo! Ticket Forest National and (photo) ID upon ticket control on the train during your return journey.
Bravo! Tickets are nominative, so they cannot be passed on or sold.
They cannot be exchanged or cancelled.
Only in exceptional circumstances, such as postponement or cancellation of a concert or show, a Bravo! Ticket can be refunded (see below).
  • I haven't bought a Bravo! Ticket yet:
    The SNCB code on your concert ticket remains valid for the purchase of a Bravo! Ticket if you wish to attend the postponed concert.


  • I've already bought a Bravo! Ticket, I wish to attend the postponed concert and get refund for my Bravo! Ticket:
    • 1. Contact the SNCB helpdesk, phone 02 528 28 28 (option 3), contact form. Add your original concert ticket and your original Bravo! Ticket as attachments
    • 2. The helpdesk will give you a new SNCB code for the purchase of a new Bravo! Ticket and will refund the Bravo! Ticket you had already purchased.


  • I've already bought a Bravo! Ticket, I don't wish to attend the postponed concert and wish the refund of my Bravo! Ticket:
    • 1. First ask Forest National the refund of your concert ticket.
    • 2. Then contact the SNCB Customer Service by using the contact form. Add your original concert ticket, the proof of refund and your original Bravo! Ticket as attachments.
    • 3. The Customer Service will refund the Bravo! Ticket you had already purchased.
  • I've already bought a Bravo! Ticket:
    • 1. Contact the SNCB Customer Service by using the contact form. Add your concert ticket stating the date of the cancelled concert and your original Bravo! Ticket as attachments.
    • 2. The Customer Service will refund your Bravo! Ticket.
      Please mind: in the event of a concert being cancelled on the day of the concert, Bravo! Tickets will not be eligible for a refund, even if you haven't made your train journey to Brussels yet.


  • I haven't bought a Bravo! Ticket yet:
    The SNCB code is no longer valid.

*Discount only applied to the non-fixed part of the Standard fare. In 2nd class, the fixed amount is € 1.1574 per single journey. In 1st class, it is € 1.5046 (less than 37km) or € 1.6204 (37km - 51km) or € 1.7824 (52km and more) per single journey. The minimum price per single journey is € 2.50 in 2nd and € 3.20 in 1st class.

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