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Train Information from Ghent to Mechelen

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$13 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 51 direct trains a day

Trains from Ghent to Mechelen cover the 33 miles (53 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 7 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $13 (€11), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $13 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Mechelen.

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Trains from Ghent to Mechelen
Travel by train to Mechelen 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 Mechelen.
How much do cheap train tickets between Ghent and Mechelen cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Ghent and Mechelen for the next 7 days starting from $13 (€11)  one way.
How much is the train to Mechelen from Ghent on average?
The Ghent to Mechelen train ticket price is on average $13 (€11)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Ghent to Mechelen by train?
The Ghent to Mechelen train distance is approximately 33 miles (53 km).
How many hours is the train time from Ghent to Mechelen?
The Ghent to Mechelen train duration is on average 1 h 7 min, which is to be expected when traveling 33 miles (53 km) from Ghent to Mechelen. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What train station in Ghent goes to Mechelen? What train station do I come into Mechelen from Ghent?

When taking a train from Ghent, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort. When you arrive in Mechelen, your train can arrive in train stations including Mechelen and Mechelen-Nekkerspoel.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Gent St Pieters   to Mechelen.

Where is the departure train station in Ghent located? Where is the arrival train station in Mechelen located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gent St Pieters, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Mechelen, located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city center.

How many train services per day are there to Mechelen from Ghent?
On average, there are 51 trains a day from Ghent to Mechelen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Ghent to Mechelen? When is the last train from Ghent to Mechelen?
You can take the first train from Ghent to Mechelen at 7: 27 AM. The last train from Ghent to Mechelen that you can take departs at 8: 21 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Ghent to Mechelen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I buy train tickets to Mechelen from Ghent to score the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Ghent to Mechelen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $13 (€11) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Ghent and Mechelen are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gent St Pieters is the most popular Ghent 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 Ghent for your trip to Mechelen.

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