Brussels to Ghent bus

Cheap bus tickets from Brussels to Ghent

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10

Average

17

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Brussels to Ghent is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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11:45PMBrussels0h55 12:40AMGhent
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101One-way
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10:00PMBrussels0h55 10:55PMGhent
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101One-way
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05:30PMBrussels1h05 06:35PMGhent
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101One-way
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01:00PMBrussels0h55 01:55PMGhent
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101One-way
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05:30PMBrussels1h05 06:35PMGhent
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121One-way

Bus schedule from Brussels to Ghent

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05:15AMBrussels0h55 06:10AMGhent
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07:00AMBrussels1h05 08:05AMGhent
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07:00AMBrussels1h05 08:05AMGhent
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09:00AMBrussels0h55 09:55AMGhent
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10:00AMBrussels0h55 10:55AMGhent
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10:00AMBrussels0h55 10:55AMGhent
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11:30AMBrussels0h55 12:25PMGhent
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11:30AMBrussels0h55 12:25PMGhent
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01:00PMBrussels0h55 01:55PMGhent
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02:30PMBrussels0h55 03:25PMGhent
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04:00PMBrussels1h05 05:05PMGhent
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05:30PMBrussels1h05 06:35PMGhent
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07:00PMBrussels0h55 07:55PMGhent
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07:00PMBrussels0h55 07:55PMGhent
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11:45PMBrussels0h55 12:40AMGhent
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11:45PMBrussels0h55 12:40AMGhent
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Bus times from Brussels to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

57 m

Buses per day

26

Distance

50 km

Of the 26 buses that leave Brussels for Ghent every day 26 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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07:00PMBrussels0h55 07:55PMGhent
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201One-way
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231One-way
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201One-way
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02:30PMBrussels0h55 03:25PMGhent
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231One-way
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11:45PMBrussels0h55 12:40AMGhent
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101One-way

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Overview: Bus from Brussels to Ghent

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
durationAverage bus duration55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$11 (€9)
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Brussels to Ghent cover the 30 miles (49 km) long trip taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of bus tickets is $11 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Ghent.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Brussels to Ghent

For as little as $6 (€5) you can travel by bus from Brussels to Ghent with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Bus information from Brussels to Ghent with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 58 min
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Brussels to Ghent: Journey Details

There are no buses from Brussels to Ghent on a regular basis at present. The cities are just 56 km apart and trains from Brussels to Ghent offer a fast and convenient alternative. Trains run almost hourly during the day and more frequently at the weekend. An average journey by train takes approximately 30 minutes and trains are operated by the Belgian national rail service, commonly referred to as SNCB. The first trains depart in the early hours of the morning and the last leaves just before 8 p.m. each evening.

Return trains from Ghent to Brussels are also available.

Taking the Train from Brussels

All trains from Brussels to Ghent depart from Brussels Midi/Zuid railway station. The station is just south of the city centre and 5 minutes from the Bourse. It's easy to reach from any district and there is parking underneath for those who wish to arrive by car. Premetro trams including 83 and 90 stop at the station. Brussels Midi/Zuid is also on the metro (lines 2 and 6) and is a stop on several bus routes.

Getting into Ghent

Visitors to Ghent will be captivated by its beautiful architecture and vibrant atmosphere. Explore medieval landmark's like St. Nicholas's Church and the Belfry and Cloth Hall or take a cruise on the city's scenic canals. Trains from Brussels to Ghent arrive at Sint-Pieters rail station which is about 2 km from the city centre. Travellers should take the long tunnel that connects all 12 platforms to the station entrance where they can find taxis or public transport links. The number 1 tram to Korenmarkt is the fastest way to reach the city centre with the trip taking approximately 10 minutes.

Travel Tips: Bus to Ghent from Brussels

Travel Tips: Take the bus to Ghent easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Brussels to Ghent.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Ghent from Brussels for as low as $6 (€5)  for the next 7 days.
The bus price to Ghent from Brussels is on average $11 (€9)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
You should expect to travel around 30 miles (49 km)  from Brussels to Ghent by bus.
While the time it takes to travel 30 miles (49 km) from Brussels to Ghent can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Brussels to Ghent bus journey time is on average 55 min.

When departing from Brussels, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), Brussels-Noord and Brussels, Boulevard Pachéco (Congrès). When arriving in Ghent, you can end your route in bus stations like Ghent and Gent, Ghent.

Omio customers book a bus from Bruxelles-Midi   to Ghent   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Bruxelles-Midi, located approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) from the city center of Brussels. The most popular arrival bus station in Ghent, called Ghent, is located around 0.4 miles (686 m) away from its city center.

For the best Brussels to Ghent bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Brussels and Ghent to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 2 direct buses per day from Brussels to Ghent, and you can find a direct bus for this trip with BlaBlaCar or Flibco International  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
The average number of buses departing Brussels for Ghent is 2 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest bus for this route departs from Brussels at 1: 30 PM. The last bus leaves from Brussels at 1: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Brussels to Ghent and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way bus ticket from Brussels to Ghent is on average $11 (€9) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets from Brussels to Ghent available a few months in advance.
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