The sale of your Event Train Ticket or Night Train Ticket to Esperanzah starts on 03/07/2023.

Which train ticket should I choose to go to Esperanzah?

  • Event Train Ticket: if you spend the night at the camping site or return home on the first train.
  • Night Train Ticket: if you go to the festival on Saturday and want to go straight home afterwards.

By train to Esperanzah!

Using the SNCB code on your festival ticket, you can buy your Event Train Ticket to get to Esperanzah.
  • Valid for a return ticket at 50% off between any Belgian station and Floreffe
  • between 25 and 29 July
  • This code consists of 16 characters and begins with the number 0, and the capital letters "IFB".
  • Festival and Camping Festif 15min walk from Floreffe station, for the Family Camping there is a free shuttle bus.
  • SNCB plans extra capacity on Thursday, Friday and Monday

Buy your Event Train Ticket Esperanzah here! from 03/07

Event Train Ticket Esperanzah! - FLOREFFE
At half price H/T to Floreffe station. The festival and Camping Festif is 15min on foot from Floreffe station, for Camping Famille there is a free shuttle.

Back home by night train

Buy a Night Train Ticket and reserve your seat on the night train back home.

  • For € 16,40 return journey
  • Outward by regular train of your choice on Saturday 27 July to Floreffe station
  • Return by night train during the night of Saturday 27 July to Sunday 28 July from Floreffe station to Brussels-South, with stops in Namur, Gembloers, Ottignies, Brussels-Luxemburg, Brussels-North, Brussels-Central and Brussels-South.
  • 24h free parking (from 27/07 - 8am to 28/07 - 8am) at SNCB car parks Namur, Ottignies and Gembloers

Buy your Night Train Ticket Esperanzah! from 03/07

Destination Brussels-South, on the night of 27-28 July
Esperanzah! Train ticket - BRUSSELS-SOUTH
Outward journey by regular train of your choice, return by night train to Brussels-South.
The night train stops in Namur, Gembloers, Ottignies, Brussels-Luxemburg, Brussels-North, Brussels-Central and Brussels-South.

My Event Train Ticket Esperanzah!

You can buy the Esperanzah Train ticket only on sncb.be. The only thing you need for this, is the SNCB code that the organiser will send you by e-mail. This 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 Esperanzah Train ticket:

  • in conjunction with an international journey by Thalys or Eurostar: Esperanzah Train ticket with Antwerpen-Centraal or Bruxelles-Midi as departure station.
  • if you land at Brussels Airport: Esperanzah 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: Esperanzah Train ticket with Charleroi-Sud 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 Esperanzah Train ticket is valid to Floreffe 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.

The SNCB code to buy your train ticket is on your festival ticket (above the QR code). This code starts with the number zero, and the capital letters "IFB". Use this SNCB code to buy your Event Train Ticket Esperanzah 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.

Is your code not working or are you getting an error message? Contact our Chatbot via Messenger or Whatsapp to request a new code.

The SNCB code to buy your train ticket is on your festival ticket (above the QR code). This code starts with the number zero, and the capital letters "IFB". Use this SNCB code to buy your Event Train Ticket Esperanzah from this page.

Esperanzah 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.

Travelling by train to/from the festival

No, your festival ticket is not valid as a train ticket.
During the festival, there will be additional ticket controls on the trains to and from Floreffe.
As Event Train Tickets Esperanzah! are nominative, you must be able to present your train ticket together with your (photo) ID at the controls.

All about your homeward journey by night train

Returning by night train to Brussels Airport - Zaventem is not possible. If you’re travelling homewards with the regular train to Brussels Airport - Zaventem station you will need to buy a Brussels Airport Supplement.
Then you can travel back by regular train, and you can buy a Event Train Ticket Esperanzah!.
There will be an access control at Floreffe station before boarding the extra night train. Boarding a night train is only allowed with the corresponding Night Train ticket Esperanzah!. As Night Train tickets Esperanzah! are nominative, you must be able to present your train ticket with the right code along with your (photo) ID.
You can buy the Night Train ticket Esperanzah! only on this page from 03/07.

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

The Night Train ticket Esperanzah! is valid both for your outward journey with the regular trains and for your return journey with the night train.

1 overnight train runs from Floreffe on the night of 27-28 July 2024 and stops in Namur, Gembloers, Ottignies, Brussels-Luxemburg, Brussels-North, Brussels-Central and Brussels-South.

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.
Night Train tickets Esperanzah! are nominative, so they cannot be passed on or sold.
These tickets cannot be exchanged, cancelled or refunded.

Your Night Train ticket Esperanzah! gives you free access (from 27/07 - 8am to 28/07 - 8am) to one of the following SNCB car parks: Namur, Ottignies and Gembloers 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 Floreffe

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

Everybody needs a bit of Esperanzah!

A music and visual arts festival where you can share good sound, artistic treasures from all over the world, good food, a safer party, swag... And this year, we'll be there from Thursday onwards for an ultra festive "nocturne"! 4 days of celebration not to be missed at Floreffe Abbey, from 26 to 28 July 2024!

More info: www.esperanzah.be
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