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from Ghent to Brussels

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Travel Information to Brussels from Ghent

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€11) • 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCB | IC

Travel 30 miles (49 km) by train between Ghent and Brussels. SNCB | IC is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct train from Ghent to Brussels.

How to get from Ghent to Brussels

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Ghent to Brussels, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Ghent to Brussels and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Ghent to Brussels?

You can go from Ghent to Brussels by train.

What is the quickest way from Ghent to Brussels?

A train is the fastest way to get to Brussels from Ghent with an average travel time for this journey around 29 min.

How far is it from Ghent to Brussels?

The Ghent to Brussels distance is around 30 miles (49 km).

How many services a day are there to Brussels from Ghent?

The average frequency per day from Ghent to Brussels is:

  • 50 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Brussels from Ghent as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Ghent and in Brussels?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Ghent to Brussels:

  • Trains from Ghent to Brussels most often leave from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Which travel companies can take me from Ghent to Brussels?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Ghent to Brussels, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • SNCB | IC can take you to Brussels by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCB | IC from Ghent to Brussels for $14 (€11).
Is it possible to travel directly from Ghent to Brussels?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Ghent to Brussels:

  • You can take a direct train with SNCB | IC with 50 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Brussels as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Brussels from Ghent.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Ghent to Brussels?
Looking to extend your trip from Ghent to Brussels? Many Omio customers who go from Ghent to Brussels usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or London. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or London from Brussels, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy Ghent to Brussels tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Ghent to Brussels, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Train tickets cost $14 (€11) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Ghent to Brussels online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ghent
Brussels
Gent Station Sint-pieters, Sint-denijslaan Kiss+ride Zone
Amenities
Gent St Pieters
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