Sint-Niklaas has a central position in Flanders, in between Antwerp and Ghent. Sint-Niklaas is easily accessible in different ways.
The NMBS-train station is situated on the border of the city centre. Sint-Niklaas is easily accessible by train from different directions.
From Antwerp, IC trains depart for Sint-Niklaas every twenty minutes. The journey from Antwerp to Sint-Niklaas takes 20 minutes. Trains to Ghent and Rijsel/Lille stop in Sint-Niklaas.
From Ghent, IC trains depart for Sint-Niklaas every twenty minutes. The journey to Sint-Niklaas from Ghent takes 25 minutes from Ghent. Trains to Antwerp stop in Sint-Niklaas.
From Brussels, a direct IC train leaves for Sint-Niklaas every hour. You can also get a fast connection with a transfer in Antwerp, Ghent or Mechelen. A journey on the IC train from Brussels to Sint-Niklaas takes about 1 hour.
The NMBS offers a 'B-Excursion' to Sint-Niklaas, including a rental bike. You pick up the rental bike at Fietspunt De Versnelling in the station.
The Stationsplein is located on the north side of the city. Via the nearby shopping street Stationsstraat, you reach the city centre in ten minutes.