Wallonia: how to get around

Using public or private transport, on foot, by bike or by boat: here is how to get around Wallonia’s towns, cities and countryside.

Good to know: transport in Wallonia always tries to improve and help those with specific needs travel around the region more easily and more comfortably. The Access-i certification guarantees services, attractions and lodgings adapted to travellers with reduced mobility.


By train

The train is by far the most practical way to travel around if you prefer not to hire a car.

SNCB, Belgian National Railway Company will help you plan your journey and check train schedules. You can also download the SNCB app.

B-Excursions and event tickets helps you save time by booking your train ticket and the entry to the event of your choice. The offer usually comes with a saving.

If you are a traveller with specific needs and need a little help when going around on your own, you can ask the SNCB for personalised assistance on board. The company can also provide a guide to help you find your way through bigger stations and help get to you find the way to your train.



By bike
 

  • Blue-bike: rent a (city or e-) bike easily with this service, offered throughout Namur and rolled out through 44 train stations in Belgium.
  • Li Bia Velo: this simple rental bike scheme is perfect to discover the capital of Wallonia. You find docking stations throughout Wallonia. Even better: the first half-hour is free.
  • Pro Velo: to rent a bike (or get yours repaired) throughout Wallonia

 

Good to know: Certified bike-friendly lodgings (Bienvenue Vélo, Bed and bike) guarantee a warm welcome to all cyclists as well as a repair and cleaning kit, maps and a shelter for your bike. You will also find much information on the Mobility Portal – including the network of cycling paths in Wallonia. The GRACQ provides a wealth of interesting details on the subject.

 


By bus/subway

Visitors can rely on an excellent bus service in all towns throughout Wallonia. Charleroi is the only one with a subway network.

  • InfoTec will help you plan your journey and check bus schedules.

If you are a traveller with specific needs and need a little help when going around on your own, do have a look at the TEC page designed for persons with reduced mobility. The company does try to make its buses and bus stop more accessible to all.


By car/taxi

Hiring a car or finding a taxi will be no problem in Wallonia.

Car rental companies:

Avis

Hertz

Rent a Car

Do contact the SPW for details on taxis in the city you are interested in.

If you are a traveller with specific needs, ASTA can give you a list of companies with cars for all reduced mobility persons (with chauffeur, pre-booking required).


By boat