Brussels to Ghent bus

Cheap bus tickets from Brussels to Ghent

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

6

Average

7

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

11:30AMBrussels0h40 12:10PMGhent
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61One-way
08:40PMBrussels0h50 09:30PMGhent
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61One-way
04:40PMBrussels0h50 05:30PMGhent
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61One-way
Cheapest
01:15AMBruxelles, Gare du Nord1h00 02:15AMGhent
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71One-way
10:10PMBrussels0h50 11:00PMGhent
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71One-way

Bus schedule from Brussels to Ghent

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01:15AMBruxelles, Gare du Nord1h00 02:15AMGhent
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11:30AMBrussels0h40 12:10PMGhent
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04:40PMBrussels0h50 05:30PMGhent
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05:30PMBrussels2h00 07:30PMGhent
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08:40PMBrussels0h50 09:30PMGhent
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10:10PMBrussels0h50 11:00PMGhent
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Bus times from Brussels to Ghent

Showing times and prices for May 22

Fastest Journey

40 m

Average

1 h 1 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

50 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Brussels for Ghent every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

11:30AMBrussels0h40 12:10PMGhent
0 transfers
61One-way
08:40PMBrussels0h50 09:30PMGhent
0 transfers
61One-way
10:10PMBrussels0h50 11:00PMGhent
0 transfers
71One-way
04:40PMBrussels0h50 05:30PMGhent
0 transfers
61One-way
Fastest
01:15AMBruxelles, Gare du Nord1h00 02:15AMGhent
0 transfers
71One-way

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Overview: Bus from Brussels to Ghent

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$16 (€15)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Brussels to Ghent cover the 30 miles (49 km) long journey taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $8 (€7), but the average price of bus tickets is $16 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Ghent.

Bus providers: FlixBus from Brussels to Ghent

For as little as $8 (€7) you can travel by bus between Brussels and Ghent with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $8

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

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
Bus tickets from Brussels to Ghent for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $8 (€7)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Brussels to Ghent bus price to come in at an average of $16 (€15)  one way.
The bus distance from Brussels to Ghent is around 30 miles (49 km).
On average the Brussels to Ghent bus time is 1 h  covering the 30 miles (49 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Brussels bus stations to Ghent you can start your journey from include Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), Brussels-Noord and Brussels, Boulevard Pachéco (Congrès). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Ghent include Ghent and Gent, Ghent.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi   and arriving in Ghent.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Bruxelles-Midi and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Ghent most often arrive at Ghent and need to travel around 0.4 miles (686 m) from this bus station to the city center.

Take the Brussels to Ghent bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip between Brussels and Ghent as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Brussels to Ghent on Omio with BlaBlaCar, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your bus ticket.
The earliest bus departing from Brussels to Ghent leaves at 11: 15 PM. The last bus departing from Brussels to Ghent leaves at 11: 15 PM. You can find the latest Brussels to Ghent bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way bus ticket from Brussels to Ghent is on average $16 (€15) if you purchase 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 between Brussels and Ghent available a few months in advance.

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