Ghent to Mechelen train

Fri, Jul 19
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Cheap train tickets from Ghent to Mechelen

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Cheapest

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

SNCB
02:21PM1h07
Ghent
03:28PMMechelen
$151One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:57AM0h49
Ghent
09:46AMMechelen
$151One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
02:00PM1h13
Ghent
03:13PMMechelen
$151One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
02:57PM0h49
Ghent
03:46PMMechelen
$151One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
02:25PM1h06
Ghent
03:31PMMechelen
$151One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Ghent to Mechelen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 19
SNCB
02:21PM1h07
Ghent
03:28PMMechelen
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:57AM0h49
Ghent
09:46AMMechelen
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
02:00PM1h13
Ghent
03:13PMMechelen
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
02:57PM0h49
Ghent
03:46PMMechelen
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
02:25PM1h06
Ghent
03:31PMMechelen
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Ghent to Mechelen

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Fastest Journey

49 m

Average

1 h 2 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

53 km

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

SNCB | IC
08:57AM0h49
Ghent
09:46AMMechelen
$151One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
02:57PM0h49
Ghent
03:46PMMechelen
$151One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
02:25PM1h06
Ghent
03:31PMMechelen
$151One-way
0 transfers
SNCB
02:21PM1h07
Ghent
03:28PMMechelen
$151One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
02:27PM1h10
Ghent
03:37PMMechelen
$151One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Ghent to Mechelen

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
durationAverage train duration49 min
priceAverage train ticket price$15 (€13)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRegional, PKP Intercity or SNCB

Trains from Ghent to Mechelen cover the 33 miles (53 km) long route taking on average 49 min with our travel partners like Regional, PKP Intercity or SNCB. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey 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 Mechelen.

Train providers: Regional, PKP Intercity and SNCB from Ghent to Mechelen trains

For as little as $15 (€13) you can travel by train between Ghent and Mechelen with Regional, PKP Intercity and SNCB. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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

SNCB from Ghent to Mechelen train information:

  • Average Duration: 57 min
  • Cheapest Price: $15
  • SNCB frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: Trains from Ghent to Mechelen

FAQs: Travel by train from Ghent 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.
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Cheap train tickets from Ghent to Mechelen can start from as little as $15 (€13) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Ghent to Mechelen 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 Mechelen from Ghent is on average 49 min   for the 33 mile (53 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Ghent and Mechelen by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Ghent to Mechelen leaves at 5: 25 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Ghent to Mechelen leaves at 11: 07 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Ghent to Mechelen without having to change trains with SNCB. There are 3 direct trains from Ghent to Mechelen each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Ghent to Mechelen, you can count on Regional, PKP Intercity or SNCB for the best way to get you to Mechelen. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Ghent and Mechelen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 07 PM.

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

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 Mechelen, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Mechelen from Ghent is worth doing with a journey time of 49 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Ghent to Mechelen by train is July.
Yes, you can take a train to Mechelen from Ghent.

Important Stations and Airports in Ghent and Mechelen

Ghent
Mechelen
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 from Ghent to Mechelen.
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The major train station for arrivals in Mechelen is Mechelen. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Mechelen for your journey to Mechelen from Ghent.
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