Brussels to Ghent train

Fri, Jul 26
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Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Jul 26

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
SNCB | IC
08:08AM0h28
Brussels-Midi
08:36AMGhent St Pieters
$161One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SNCB | IC
08:56AM0h28
Brussels-Midi
09:24AMGhent St Pieters
$161One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SNCB | IC
08:37AM0h29
Brussels-Midi
09:06AMGhent St Pieters
$161One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SNCB | IC
08:29AM0h28
Brussels-Midi
08:57AMGhent St Pieters
$161One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SNCB | IC
08:19AM1h01
Brussels-Midi
09:20AMGhent St Pieters
$161One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Brussels to Ghent

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 26
SNCB | IC
08:08AM0h28
Brussels-Midi
08:36AMGhent St Pieters
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:19AM1h01
Brussels-Midi
09:20AMGhent St Pieters
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:29AM0h28
Brussels-Midi
08:57AMGhent St Pieters
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:37AM0h29
Brussels-Midi
09:06AMGhent St Pieters
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:49AM0h58
Brussels-Midi
09:47AMGhent St Pieters
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:56AM0h28
Brussels-Midi
09:24AMGhent St Pieters
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Brussels to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Jul 26

Fastest Journey

28 m

Average

38 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

50 km

Of the 6 trains 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.

Fastest
SNCB | IC
08:08AM0h28
Brussels-Midi
08:36AMGhent St Pieters
$161One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCB | IC
08:56AM0h28
Brussels-Midi
09:24AMGhent St Pieters
$161One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCB | IC
08:29AM0h28
Brussels-Midi
08:57AMGhent St Pieters
$161One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:37AM0h29
Brussels-Midi
09:06AMGhent St Pieters
$161One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:49AM0h58
Brussels-Midi
09:47AMGhent St Pieters
$161One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Brussels to Ghent

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
durationAverage train duration25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$15 (€13)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersPKP Intercity, BSB, Renfe Regional Exprés, Regional or SNCB

Trains from Brussels to Ghent cover the 30 miles (49 km) long trip taking on average 25 min with our travel partners like PKP Intercity, BSB, Renfe Regional Exprés, Regional or SNCB. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $15 (€13), but the average price of train tickets is $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Brussels-Midi and arrive in Ghent St Pieters.

Train providers: PKP Intercity, BSB and Renfe Regional Exprés from Brussels to Ghent trains

You can travel by train between Brussels and Ghent with PKP Intercity, BSB and Renfe Regional Exprés for as low as $15 (€13). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train between Brussels and Ghent.

SNCB from Brussels to Ghent train information:

  • Average Duration: 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: $15
  • SNCB frequency: 50 a day

FAQs: Trains from Brussels to Ghent

FAQs: Travel by train from Brussels 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
Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Ghent can start from as little as $15 (€13) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Brussels to Ghent is $15 (€13); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Ghent from Brussels is on average 25 min   for the 30 mile (49 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Brussels and Ghent by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Brussels to Ghent leaves at 6: 03 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Brussels to Ghent leaves at 10: 52 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Brussels to Ghent without having to change trains with SNCB. There are 50 direct trains from Brussels to Ghent each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Brussels to Ghent train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with PKP Intercity, BSB, Renfe Regional Exprés, Regional or SNCB. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Ghent from Brussels to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 52 PM.

When departing from Brussels, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Brussels-Midi, Brussels-Central and Brussels-North. When arriving in Ghent, you can end your route in train stations like Ghent St Pieters and Ghent-Dampoort.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Brussels-Midi, which is located around 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Ghent St Pieters, located 2.7 miles (4.4 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Ghent from Brussels is worth doing with a journey time of 25 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Brussels to Ghent by train is January.
You have options as you can travel between Brussels and Ghent 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Brussels and Ghent

Brussels
Ghent
Brussels-Central is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your trip to Ghent.
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+32 25282828
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Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Brussels-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)
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Ghent St Pieters is the most popular Ghent train station for Omio travelers, but Ghent has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Ghent for your trip from Brussels.
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