Take the train to Les Ardentes festival

  • train and bus will take you quickly and safely to the festival and the campsite
  • travel to and from the festival with 50% discount from any station in Belgium

Les Ardentes Train Ticket

  • valid for 1 outward and 1 homeward journey by train in 2nd class
  • during the period of 06/07/2022 until 11/07/2022 included
  • from any Belgian station to the station of Ans
  • only available on sncb.be/lesardentes, as from 15/06/2022 – 10 am
  • use the SNCB code that you will receive by mail at the end of June (except for tickets bought via Festicket.com, Fnac and Night&Day)
  • print out the train ticket or save the PDF to your smartphone
You can read all the information on the Les Ardentes Train ticket further down this page.

Les Ardentes Festival

LES ARDENTES, Belgium's biggest urban and hip-hop festival awaits you in Liege from 7 to 10 July with STROMAE, TYLER THE CREATOR, ANDERSON .PAAK, MEGAN THEE STALLION, A$AP ROCKY, FIVIO FOREIGN, DUA SALEH, A$AP FERG, ORELSAN, PNL, SEXION D'ASSAUT, DAMSO, NINHO, SCH, HAMZA and many more.

All about your journey to Les Ardentes

You can buy the Les Ardentes Train ticket only on sncb.be/lesardentes, as from 15/06/2022 – 10 am. At the end of June, you will receive by e-mail your unique SNCB code (except for tickets bought via Festicket.com, Fnac and Night&Day). This code starts with the capital letter i and the letters FA. Use your SNCB code to buy your Les Ardentes train ticket from this page.

You can print the train ticket or save the PDF to your smartphone.
No, your festival ticket is not valid as a train ticket. At the end of June, you will receive by e-mail your unique SNCB code (except for tickets bought via Festicket.com, Fnac and Night&Day). This code starts with the capital letter i and the letters FA. Use your SNCB code to buy your Les Ardentes train ticket from this page.

You can print the train ticket or save the PDF to your smartphone.
There will be no night trains.
No. The shuttle bus from Ans train station to the festival site and campsite is free of charge upon presentation of your festival ticket.
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. These supplements will automatically be included in your purchase if you select Brussels Airport - Zaventem station as your departure station.

You can buy a Les Ardentes Train ticket:

  • in conjunction with an international journey by Thalys or Eurostar: Les Ardentes Train ticket with Antwerpen-Centraal or Bruxelles-Midi as departure station.
  • if you land at Brussels Airport: Les Ardentes 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. These supplements will automatically be included in your purchase if you select Brussels Airport - Zaventem station as your departure station.
  • if you land at Brussels South Charleroi Airport: Les Ardentes 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 Les Ardentes Train ticket is valid to Ans 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 Ans.
On Monday 11st of July 2022, access control will be implemented at the stations of Ans.
As Les Ardentes Train tickets are nominative, you must be able to present your train ticket together with your (photo) ID at the controls.
Les Ardentes Train tickets are nominative, so they cannot be passed on or sold.
These tickets cannot be exchanged, cancelled or refunded.
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