Take the train to the most alternative festival ever!

  • a safe and smooth journey to the festival and campsite by train and bus
  • half price return journey by train, from any station in Belgium

Buy your Dour Festival Train ticket on this page as from 26/06/2020 – 10 am

Dour Festival Train ticket

  • valid for 1 outward and 1 homeward journey by train in 2nd class
  • during the period of 15/07/2020 until 20/07/2020 included
  • from any Belgian station to Saint-Ghislain station
  • only available on sncb.be/dour, as from 26/06/2020 – 10 am
  • use the SNCB code you’ll receive by e-mail end of June if you’ve personalized your festival ticket
  • print out the train ticket or save the PDF to your smartphone
You can read all the information on the Dour Festival Train ticket further down this page.

Dour Festival

From 15 to 19 July 2020, come to the Dour Festival, one of the largest Belgian musical events, with growing recognition and fame throughout Europe. The festival continues its progress, with 251,000 visitors over 5 days. Once again, musical diversity and the desire to showcase different artists prevail at the programming level (250 artists, spread over 7 stages). The festival grows from year to year while keeping its unique identity.

More info: www.dourfestival.eu

All about your journey to the Dour Festival

  • personalize your festival ticket via the Paylogic confirmation link that you receive when you purchase the ticket
  • end of June, you receive your unique SNCB code by e-mail. This code starts with the number 0, capital letter i and the letters FD.
  • by using your SNCB code, buy your Dour Festival Train ticket on this page, as from 26/06/2020 – 10 am
  • print out the train ticket or save the PDF to your smartphone.
  • No, your festival ticket is not valid as a train ticket. Personalize your festival ticket via the Paylogic confirmation link that you receive when you purchase the ticket. End of June, your unique SNCB code will be sent to you by e-mail. You can buy a Dour Festival Train ticket on this page as from 26/06/2020 – 10 am by using the SNCB code. This code starts with the number 0, capital letter i and the letters FD.
    No, the shuttle bus at Saint-Ghislain station going to and from the festival and campsite is for free for everyone with a festival ticket.
    The timetables of the extra trains to Bruxelles-Midi will be available on this page later on.
    There will be no extra night trains.
    Yes, if you're departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem station, you still have to buy two Brussels Airport Supplements: one for your outward journey and one for your homeward journey.

    You can buy a Dour Festival Train ticket:

    • in conjunction with an international journey by Thalys or Eurostar: Dour Festival Train ticket with Antwerpen-Centraal or Bruxelles-Midi as departure station.
    • if you land at Brussels Airport: Dour Festival Train ticket with Brussels Airport - Zaventem as departure station. You still need to buy two Brussels Airport Supplements: one for your outward journey and one for your homeward journey.
    • if you land at Brussels South Charleroi Airport: Dour Festival Train ticket with Charleroi-Sud as departure station. You need a Bus TEC Charleroi Airport Ticket to and from Charleroi-Sud station.
    • in combination with a (return) transport ticket that is valid on the foreign railway network until the Belgian border. From there, your Dour Festival Train ticket is valid to Saint-Ghislain station. When buying your train ticket, enter one of the following first Belgian stations as 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
    During the festival, there will be additional ticket controls on the trains to and from Saint-Ghislain.
    On Monday 20 July, an access control will be implemented at Saint-Ghislain station.
    As Dour Festival Train tickets are nominative, you must be able to present your train ticket together with your (photo) ID at the controls.
    Dour Festival Train tickets are nominative, so they cannot be passed on or sold.
    These tickets cannot be exchanged, cancelled or refunded.

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