Take the train to Pukkelpop

  • download your free E-train ticket with the NMBS/SNCB code on your festival ticket
  • the train takes you safe and sound to Pukkelpop
  • it's only 10 minutes on foot from Kiewit station to the festival

The E-train ticket Pukkelpop in a nutshell

  • valid for 1 outward and 1 homeward journey by train in 2nd class
  • during the period of Wednesday 15/08/2018 until Sunday 19/08/2018 included
  • from any station in Belgium to Kiewit station
  • only available online as from 25/07/2018
  • print out your E-train ticket or save the pdf to your smartphone

Pukkelpop

Pukkelpop 2018 takes place from Wednesday through Saturday 15-18 August on the Kiewit festival grounds in Hasselt. Almost 200 current musical sensations, living legends and visionary alternative artists all come to perform on one of many Pukkelpop stages.

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Pukkelpop

Everything you need to know about your journey to Pukkelpop

You can download your E-train ticket on this page as from 25/07/2018. The only thing you need is the NMBS/SNCB code on your festival ticket. This code begins with the number 0, capital letter i and the number 52. Fill in your code without any hyphen nor blanks. You can print your E-train ticket or save the pdf to your smartphone, so you've always got it to hand.
No, your festival ticket is not a train ticket. You need an E-train ticket Pukkelpop. You can download your E-train ticket Pukkelpop with the NMBS/SNCB code on your festival ticket for free on this page as from 25/07/2018. Fill in your code without any hyphen nor blanks.

Especially for Pukkelpop, the train service will be considerably increased to and from Kiewit station and Hasselt station.

  • on Wednesday 15 August (outward journey), a Party Train with DJ will leave from Ostend in the direction of Kiewit, and four extra trains from Bruges, Kortrijk, Ghent and Brussels.
  • on Sunday morning, August 19th (homeward journey), 10 extra trains will leave Kiewit (with a stop in Hasselt) in the direction of Leuven, Brussels, Ghent and Bruges.
  • At the beginning of August, you will find all regular and extra trains on our travel planner (on the left of this page) and on the SNCB app.

    There will be no extra night trains.

    Yes, if you're departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem station, you still have to buy two Diabolo fee tickets: one for your outward and one for your homeward journey.

    Yes, you can combine your E-train ticket Pukkelpop with a (return) train ticket from abroad that is valid until the Belgian border. As from there, the E-train ticket is valid to Kiewit station. When downloading your E-train ticket, fill in one of the following first Belgian stations as your departure station:

    • from The Netherlands: Essen (via Roosendaal), Noorderkempen (via Breda) or Visé (via Maastricht – Eijsden)
    • from Germany: Hergenrath
    • from the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg: Arlon, Athus or Gouvy
    • from France: Mouscron, Froyennes, Quiévrain, Quévy or Erquelinnes

    If you're departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem station, you still have to buy two Diabolo fee tickets: one for your outward and one for your homeward journey.

    You must be able to show your E-train ticket and identity card upon ticket control on the train during your return journey.
    E-train tickets are always issued by name, so they cannot be passed on or sold. E-train tickets cannot be exchanged, cancelled or refunded.