Come back on 05/06 to get your Event Train Ticket or Nighttrain Ticket for Couleur Café 2024.

Which train ticket should I choose to go to Couleur Café?

  • Event Train Ticket: if you spend the night at the camping site or at a hotel in Brussels or if you are going home on the first train
  • Night Train Ticket: if you go to the festival on Friday 28/06, Saturday 29/06 or Sunday 30/06 and want to go straight home afterwards.

Take the train to Couleur Café !

With the SNCB code indicated on your festival ticket, you can buy your Event Train Ticket to Couleur Café.

  • Valid for a 50% discount on a return journey between any Belgian station and Brussels-Midi
  • in the period from 28 June to 01 July
  • This code starts with the number 0, and the capital letters "IFB"
  • From Brussels-Midi, metro line 6 (towards King Baudouin) will take you to Couleur Café (Heysel stop) in no time.
  • With the STIB code on your festival ticket you can pick up a free EventPass. With this you can travel there and back by metro, bus or tram to Couleur Café for free.

Buy your Event Train Ticket Couleur Café here from 05/06

Event Train Ticket Couleur Café - BRUSSELS-SOUTH
Return journey at half price to Brussels-South station.

Travel back home on the Night Train!

Buy a Night Train Ticket and book your seat on the night train.

  • for € 20 return journey
  • Onward journey in regular train to Brussels-South on Friday 28/06, Saturday 29/06 or Sunday 30/06
  • Back in a nighttrain
    • night of Friday 28/06 to Saturday 29/06
    • night of Saturday 29/06 to Sunday 30/06
    • night of Sunday 30/06 to Monday 01/07
      to Ghent-Saint-Pieters or Liège-Guillemins
  • From midnight, free shuttle buses will run from the festival to Brussels South station
  • 24h free parking (on 28, 29 and 30 June from 8:00 to 8:00 the following day each time) at the SNCB car parks Gent-Sint-Pieters, Leuven, Tienen, Landen and Liège-Guillemins.

Buy your Night Train Ticket Couleur Café from 05/06

Choose your destination: Ghent or Liege. In the next step, choose your date: 28, 29 or 30 June
Night train ticket Couleur Café - GHENT
Outward journey by regular train, homeward journey by night train to Ghent.
The night train stops in Gent-Saint-Pieters.
Night train ticket Couleur Café - LEUVEN - LIÈGE-GUILLEMINS
Outward journey by regular train, homeward journey by night train to Liège-Guillemins.
The night train stops in Kortenberg, Herent, Leuven, Tienen, Landen and Liege-Guillemins.

My Event Train Ticket Couleur Café

You can buy the Event Train Ticket Couleur Café only on sncb.be/couleurcafe, as from 05/06/2024 – 10 am. The only thing you need for this, is the SNCB code you received with your festival ticket. TThis code starts with the number 0, and the capital letters "IFB".

You can print the train ticket or save the PDF to your smartphone.

You can buy a Event Train Ticket Couleur Café:

  • in conjunction with an international journey by Thalys or Eurostar: Event Train Ticket Couleur Café with Antwerpen-Centraal or Bruxelles-Midi as departure station.
  • if you land at Brussels Airport: Event Train Ticket Couleur Café 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: Event Train Ticket Couleur Café with Charleroi-Central as departure station. You need a Bus TEC Charleroi Airport Ticket to and from Charleroi-Central station.
  • in combination with a (return) transport ticket that is valid on the foreign railway network until the Belgian border. From there, your Event Train Ticket Couleur Café is valid to Bruxelles-Midi 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
Yes, if you're departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem 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.
Event Train Tickets are nominative, so they cannot be passed on or sold.
These tickets cannot be exchanged, cancelled or refunded.

 

For more information, please contact our customer service directly via our webform.

The SNCB code to buy your train ticket is your festival ticket. This code starts with the number 0, and the capital letters "IFB". Use this SNCB code to buy your Event Train Ticket Couleur Café from this page.

In order to avoid any problems, we invite you to encode the correct digits and letters of your code (for example: "0" instead of "o"), or to copy and paste it directly.

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The SNCB code to buy your train ticket is your festival ticket. This code starts with the number 0, and the capital letters "IFB". Use this SNCB code to buy your Event Train Ticket Couleur Café from this page.

If the festival organiser has not sent you this code, please contact them directly.

All about your journey to Couleur Café

No, your festival ticket is not valid as a train ticket. You can buy a Event Train Ticket Couleur Café on this page as from 05/06/2024 – 10 am by using the SNCB code you received with your festival ticket. This code starts with the number 0, and the capital letters "IFB"
As Event Train Tickets Couleur Café are nominative, you must be able to present your train ticket together with your (photo) ID upon control on the train.

Yes. With the MIVB/STIB-code you received with your festival ticket, you can get a free Event Pass at any Go vending machine of MIVB/STIB. It allows you to use the metro round-trip. From Bruxelles-Midi station, metro line 6 (direction Roi Baudouin) takes you in no time to Couleur Café (Heysel stop).

All about your homeward journey by extra night train

Returning by night train to Brussels Airport - Zaventem is not possible, but by regular train with the Event Train Ticket Couleur Café that you’ve bought. If you’re travelling homewards with the Event Train Ticket Couleur Café to Brussels Airport - Zaventem station you will need to buy a Brussels Airport Supplement.
You can buy the Couleur Café Night train ticket only on this page from 05/06. You don’t need an SNCB code for this.

You can print the train ticket or save the PDF to your smartphone.

The Couleur Café Night train ticket is valid both for your outward journey with the regular trains and for your return journey with a special night train.

Night trains run from BRUSSELS-SOUTH station. You can take a night train only with a Couleur Café Night train ticket. This ticket counts as a reservation. The code on your train ticket must therefore correspond to the night train you take.

There will be 2 night trains on 28, 29 or 30 June:

  • Outbound on the regular train to Brussels-South, return on the night train towards Ghent-Saint-Pieters
  • Outbound with the regular train to Brussels-South, return with the night train to Liege-Guillemins
    The night train stops in Kortenberg, Herent, Leuven, Tienen, Landen and Liege-Guillemins.
The offer of night trains is determined by a commercial agreement with the festival organizer. The origin of the visitors is the basis for this.
Couleur Café Train tickets are nominative, so they cannot be passed on or sold.
These tickets cannot be exchanged, cancelled or refunded.

 

For more information, please contact our customer service directly via our webform.

Your Night Train ticket Couleur Café gives you free access (on 28, 29 and 30 June from 8:00 to 8:00 the following day each time) at the SNCB car parks Gent-Sint-Pieters, Leuven, Tienen, Landen and Liège-Guillemins. where the night train stop.  

To access the NMBS car park before the concert:

  • from your car, press the flashing button next to the yellow slot of the entrance terminal
  • collect your entrance ticket
  • enter the car park and take the train to Brussels-South

After returning by night train:

  • Insert your parking ticket, which you received when you entered the car park, into the pay station
  • Scan the parking barcode on your train ticket
  • The rate will be 0€ and your parking ticket will be validated

Couleur Café

The greenest urban festival in the country is getting ready for its 33nd edition. On the 28th, 29th and 30th of June 2024, the breathtaking Osseghem Park by the Atomium will welcome a diverse mix of established and emerging hip-hop, soul, funk, reggae, dub, dance and afro artists, as well as dozens of DJ’s on 6 stages, countless experiences and culinary highlights, an enchanting decoration and thousands of beautiful people who perfectly represent the diversity of Belgium. Couleur Café is more than a festival, it is a journey around the globe that’ll keep you dreaming for the rest of the year. And it has been for 33 years.

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