Balaton Sound Express

Get the party already started upon departure: take the Balaton Sound Express! Make new friends before you arrive, drink a beer or two (or more) and enjoy the view. Hop on at Ghent-Sint-Pieters or Brussels-South and travel directly to the festival. The train also is the greenest travel option; you emit 83% less CO2 in comparison to when you travel by plane*.


 Space for luggageToiletsBar/bistro wagon

🎥 – Check the Balaton Sound Express 2019 aftermovie
📷 – Or check the Balaton Sound Express 2019 pictures

Greenest travel option

88% less CO2 emissions than traveling by plane *

Bar & bistro wagon

Food, drinks and music during the trip


Space for your tent, large bag / suitcase and small bag / backpack

Travel dates

  • Departure from Ghent-Sint-Pieters and – Brussels-South: To be announced
    Arrival in Belgium: To be announced
  • Departure from Szántód-Kőröshegy, Hungary: To be announced
    Arrival in Brussels-South and Ghent-Sint-Pieters, Belgium: To be announced


SeatEconomy CouchetteComfort Couchette
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Price & tickets

The prices of the Balaton Sound Express differ per comfort level. You can choose between Seats, Economy Couchettes and Comfort Couchettes. Tickets will be available in the webshop.

Facilities Balaton Sound Express

  • Luggage storage (read more)
  • Toilets
  • Wash bins
  • Bar-/bistrowagon

Moving-In Camping ticket and Boat Party

To be able to stay at the camping on the day of arrival, you need to buy a Moving-In Camping ticket. Also, there will be a Belgian Boat Party on that arrival day again. More information about this will be available shortly.

The greenest travel option

* The difference of 83% is calculated in an advisory module from Milieu Centraal, an independent organization of Rijkswaterstaat that provides practical information about the environment. Based on a distance of 1.434 kilometers and 900 people, Milieu Centraal indicates that the emissions per person by train are 96kg CO2, while aircraft produces 550kg CO2 per person.