Ghent to Brussels train

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Cheap train tickets from Ghent to Brussels

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
SNCB | IC
08:16AM0h28
Ghent St Pieters
08:44AMBrussels-Midi
$171One-way
0 transfers
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SNCB | IC
08:39AM0h28
Ghent St Pieters
09:07AMBrussels-Midi
$171One-way
0 transfers
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SNCB | IC
08:24AM0h28
Ghent St Pieters
08:52AMBrussels-Midi
$171One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SNCB | IC
08:40AM1h01
Ghent St Pieters
09:41AMBrussels-Midi
$171One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SNCB | IC
08:00AM0h29
Ghent St Pieters
08:29AMBrussels-Midi
$171One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Ghent to Brussels

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 19
SNCB | IC
08:00AM0h29
Ghent St Pieters
08:29AMBrussels-Midi
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:12AM0h59
Ghent St Pieters
09:11AMBrussels-Midi
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:16AM0h28
Ghent St Pieters
08:44AMBrussels-Midi
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:24AM0h28
Ghent St Pieters
08:52AMBrussels-Midi
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:39AM0h28
Ghent St Pieters
09:07AMBrussels-Midi
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:40AM1h01
Ghent St Pieters
09:41AMBrussels-Midi
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:55AM0h29
Ghent St Pieters
09:24AMBrussels-Midi
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Ghent to Brussels

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Fastest Journey

28 m

Average

37 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

50 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Ghent for Brussels every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
SNCB | IC
08:16AM0h28
Ghent St Pieters
08:44AMBrussels-Midi
$171One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCB | IC
08:39AM0h28
Ghent St Pieters
09:07AMBrussels-Midi
$171One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCB | IC
08:24AM0h28
Ghent St Pieters
08:52AMBrussels-Midi
$171One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:00AM0h29
Ghent St Pieters
08:29AMBrussels-Midi
$171One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:55AM0h29
Ghent St Pieters
09:24AMBrussels-Midi
$171One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Ghent to Brussels

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
durationAverage train duration28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$15 (€13)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 23 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersPKP Intercity, BSB or SNCB

Trains from Ghent to Brussels cover the 30 miles (49 km) long route taking on average 28 min with our travel partners like PKP Intercity, BSB or SNCB. Normally, there are 25 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 Ghent St Pieters and arrive in Brussels-Midi.

Train providers: PKP Intercity, BSB and SNCB from Ghent to Brussels trains

PKP Intercity, BSB and SNCB trains will get you from Ghent to Brussels from $13 (€11). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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

Train information from Ghent to Brussels with SNCB:

  • Average Duration: 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: $13
  • SNCB frequency: 25 a day

Train tickets from Ghent to Brussels: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 16 €
2 weeks earlier 12 €33%
3 weeks earlier 11 €45%
1 month before 11 €45%
2 months earlier 13 €23%
3 months earlier 11 €45%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Ghent - Brussels 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 45% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Ghent - Brussels with 2 months in advance you save up to about 23% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 45%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

FAQs: Trains from Ghent to Brussels

FAQs: Travel by train from Ghent to Brussels 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 Ghent to Brussels.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Ghent to Brussels can start from as little as $15 (€13) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Ghent to Brussels is $15 (€13); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Ghent to Brussels train travel time is 28 min   for the 30 mile (49 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Ghent to Brussels leaves at 4: 40 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Ghent to Brussels leaves at 10: 48 PM.
Yes, there are 23 direct trains a day from Ghent to Brussels with SNCB. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Ghent to Brussels train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with PKP Intercity, BSB or SNCB. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Ghent and Brussels to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 48 PM.

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

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

A day trip to Brussels from Ghent is worth doing with a journey time of 28 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Ghent to Brussels is June.
You have options as you can travel from Ghent to Brussels 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Ghent and Brussels

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Brussels
The major railway station for departures from Ghent is Ghent St Pieters. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Ghent St Pieters for your journey to Brussels from Ghent.
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AccessibilityAccessibility
The major train station for arrivals in Brussels is Brussels-Central. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Brussels-Central for your journey to Brussels from Ghent.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+32 25282828
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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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