Take the train to Boomtown

  • Ha Concerts is a 20 minute walk from Ghent-Saint-Pieters station
  • half price return journey by train, from any station in Belgium 
  • Easily accessible by tram 1 from the station

Bravo! Ticket Boomtown

  • exclusively for travellers with a Boomtown ticket
  • for a return journey on the date of your event in 2nd class
  • you can also return the day after your event
  • from any Belgian station to Ghent-Saint-Pieters station
  • only available on sncb.be/bravo!, as from 31 days before your concert
  • use the SNCB code on your concert ticket to buy your Bravo! Ticket
  • print out the Bravo! Ticket or save the PDF to your smartphone
You can read all the information on the Bravo! Ticket further down this page.

BOOMTOWN: the music festival of the Gentse Feesten

From Friday 19 to Thursday 25 July, Boomtown will once again be present at the Gentse Feesten. Boomtown 2024 will be transformed into a cosy village, where good vibes and music prevail for 3500 visitors a day. As a musical discovery festival, Boomtown focuses heavily on the future. Musically, our focus is on young talent, the rich Ghent music scene and promising artists from abroad.

More info: www.boomtown.be

All about your journey to Boomtown

You can buy the Bravo! Ticket on this page, as from 31 days before the event. Simply click on your purchase button displayed above. Attention: the date of the return journey must be identical to the date of the outward journey (being the date of the concert), although it is permitted to travel back the day after.

The only thing you then need, is the SNCB code which can be found on your Boomtown-ticket. This code starts with a zero, the capital letter i and the letters BR.

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

No, your ticket is not valid as a train ticket. You can buy a Bravo! Ticket Boomtown on this page by using the SNCB code listed on your Boomtown ticket. This code starts with a zero, capital letter i and the letters BR.
The concerts finish around 22:30 pm so that you can still return with the last trains.
There are no extra night trains.
You may also return the day after your concert.
  • 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 BR.
    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 am to 9.30 pm).

  • 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 Ha Concerts.
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 from the ticket machines and at the ticket counters.
No, when you buy a Bravo! Ticket with Brussels Airport - Zaventem as departure station, the Brussels Airport Supplement for your return journey will automatically be added to the price of your Bravo! Ticket.

Attention: If you return the day after your concert, you need to buy a Brussels Airport Supplement for this homeward journey. The Brussels Airport Supplement of the homeward journey that initially and automatically was added to the price of your Bravo! Ticket, cannot be refunded.
Yes, you can combine a Bravo! Ticket 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 Ghent-Saint-Pieters 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
When you buy a Bravo! Ticket with Brussels Airport - Zaventem as departure station, the Brussels Airport Supplement for your return journey will automatically be added to the price of your Bravo! Ticket.
Attention: If you return the day after your concert, you need to buy a Brussels Airport Supplement for this homeward journey. The Brussels Airport Supplement of the homeward journey that initially and automatically was added to the price of your Bravo! Ticket, cannot be refunded.
As Bravo! Tickets are nominative, you must be able to present your Bravo! Ticket together with your (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, 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 Ha Concerts 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 Ghent-Saint-Pieters 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 € 1,3709, per single journey. In 1st class, it is € 1,7822 (less than 37km) or € 1,9193 (37km - 51km) or € 2,1112 (52km and more) per single journey. The minimum price per single journey is € 2,50 in 2nd and € 3,30 in 1st class.

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