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from Ghent to Brussels

You can get from Ghent to Brussels by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Ghent to Brussels on Jan 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:06AMGhent St Pieters0h27 08:33AMBrussels-Midi
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$131One-way
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08:24AMGhent St Pieters0h29 08:53AMBrussels-Midi
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08:39AMGhent St Pieters0h29 09:08AMBrussels-Midi
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08:43AMGhent St Pieters0h37 09:20AMBrussels-Midi
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Jan 23
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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

Take a train to travel 30 miles (49 km) between Ghent and Brussels. SNCB | IC is the main travel company operating this journey. 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 travel from Ghent to Brussels by train.

What is the fastest way to travel from Ghent to Brussels?

The fastest way to travel from Ghent to Brussels is by train with an average journey time of 29 min.

How far is Brussels from Ghent?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Ghent to Brussels?

The average frequency per day from Ghent to Brussels is:

  • 50 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Ghent and Brussels, what are the departure and arrival points in Ghent and Brussels?

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

  • Trains mostly leave from Gent St Pieters and tend to arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get 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 get you to Brussels by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCB | IC from Ghent to Brussels for $14 (€11) on Omio.

Is there a direct service to Brussels from Ghent?

Yes, there is a direct service from Ghent to Brussels:

  • You can find 50 direct trains per day to Brussels with SNCB | IC.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Ghent to Brussels?

Omio customers who travel from Ghent to Brussels often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Amsterdam or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Brussels and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Brussels from Ghent online to get 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 are costing on average $14 (€11) one way.

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.

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