... coming from the North...
From Brussels, you can get to Waterloo
- either via the Nationale 5, which crosses Waterloo in order to meet up with the Battlefield 5kms to the South,
- or via the motorway, called the O Ring, the ring road of Brussels.
Waterloo is about 15km from Brussels.
The exit nr. 28 "Waterloo Nord" takes you to the centre of Waterloo, just by the Wellington Museum. Straight ahead, on the Place Albert 1er, is the Tourism Office next to the Royal Chapel beside the St. Joseph church. The exit nr 25 "Butte du Lion" takes you directly to the battlefield.
... from the South ...
From Charleroi, you can reach Waterloo
- either via the Nationale 5, the main road, in order to get to the battlefield,
- or via the motorway in the direction of Brussels.,
Waterloo is about 40km from Charleroi.
The exit nr 25 "Butte du Lion” will take you directly to the Battlefield. The exit nr. 27 "Waterloo Centre" takes you to the centre of Waterloo, just by the Wellington Museum. Straight ahead, on the Place Albert 1er, is the Tourism Office next to the Royal Chapel beside the St. Joseph church.
Roads and Motorways
Seat belts are compulsory for adults and children both in front and in the back of the car. Children must be seated in car seats appropriate to their size.
Helmets must be worn when travelling by motorbikes or mopeds.
Tourists travelling by car must have an International Driving Permit. The vehicle must be in a road worthy state and have the registration card as well as the international insurance (green card)
Speed limits: 50km in urban areas (near schools 30km), 90km on the roads outside the city and 120km on all motorways (110 when raining).