Trains from Brussels to Ghent

Tue, Jul 16
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The cheapest trains

from Brussels
to Ghent

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Cheapest

$13

Average

$13

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.

The average ticket from Brussels to Ghent will cost around $ 13 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 13.

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08:29Brussels-Midi08:58Ghent St Pieters
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Brussels to Ghent

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Tue
Jul 16
$13SNCB | IC
$11Flixbus
Wed
Jul 17
$13SNCB | IC
$6Flixbus
Thu
Jul 18
$13SNCB | IC
$6Flixbus
Fri
Jul 19
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$8Flixbus
Sat
Jul 20
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$8Flixbus
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Jul 21
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$8Flixbus
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Jul 22
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$11Flixbus
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Jul 23
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$8Flixbus
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Jul 24
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$11Flixbus
Thu
Jul 25
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$8Flixbus
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Jul 26
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Jul 27
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$8Flixbus
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Jul 28
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$11Flixbus
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Jul 29
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Jul 30
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Jul 31
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Aug 2
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The fastest trains

from Brussels
to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Jul 16

Fastest Journey

28m

Average

39m

Trains per day

119

Distance

50 km

Of the 119 train that leave Brussels for Ghent every day 119 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 50 km distance in an average of 39m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 28m .

The slowest train will take 1h 12m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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22:30Brussels-Midi22:58Ghent St Pieters
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2nd Fastest
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23:32Brussels-Midi00:01Ghent St Pieters
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Journey Summary

Brussels to Ghent Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
39 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $13
Trains depart from:Brussels
Trains arrive in:Ghent
Distance:50 km
TrainTrain Companies:SNCB | IC

Trains from Brussels to Ghent

Trains from Brussels to Ghent are the most convenient and popular way to travel between these 2 Belgian cities. 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 on 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 traveling from Brussels to Ghent depart at 5:42 a.m. while the last trains at 12:29 a.m. All trains depart from either Bruxelles Midi or Central train station and arrive at Gent St Pieters train station.

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Brussels to Ghent Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Brussels to Ghent when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€9.20

1 Day in Advance

€9.20

1 Week in Advance

€9.20

2 Weeks in Advance

€9.20

1 Month in Advance

€9.20

3 Months in Advance

€9.20

Brussels to Ghent Trains: General Information


Taking the train is the only way to travel from Brussels to Ghent by public transport. Prices for Brussels to Ghent are consistent no matter when they are purchased.

  • autobus All Brussels to Ghent trains are run by SNCB.
  • autobus All trains traveling from Brussels to Luxembourg are direct. Brussels to Ghent trains depart from either Bruxelles-Midi or Central train station and arrive at Gent St Pieters train station.
  • autobus The Brussels to Ghent train journey takes as little as 28 minutes to arrive in Ghent.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Brussels to Ghent train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Taking the Train from Brussels

All trains from Brussels to Ghent depart from Brussels Midi/Zuid railway station. The station is just south of Brussels' city center 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 by Train

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 center and the trip takes approximately 10 minutes.

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Best fares for trains from Brussels to Ghent

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Fri, Jul 19
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14:28 29m14:57
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Sat, Jul 20
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Fri, Jul 19
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14:28 29m14:57
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Sat, Jul 27
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15:26 29m15:55
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Sat, Aug 3
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17:03 29m17:32
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Return Train Tickets for Ghent to Brussels
Wed, Jul 17
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04:00 30m04:30
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Thu, Jul 18
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03:23 30m03:53
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Fri, Jul 19
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11:37 30m12:07
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Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Brussels
Ghent
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines 1, 3, 4, 5
Suburban train lines S1, S2, S5, S7, S9
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
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