How to travel from Ghent to Mechelen

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Travel Information from Ghent to Mechelen

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $13 (€11) • 1 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCB

Travel 33 miles (53 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Ghent to Mechelen. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are SNCB among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Ghent to Mechelen.

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Travel 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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There are 4 travel options from Ghent to Mechelen: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Mechelen from Ghent is by taking a flight, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Mechelen:

Taking a flight is usually $3 (€3) less than taking a bus to Mechelen, which costs on average $3 (€3) for the same trip.

A flight is generally $1 (€1) less than a ferry for the same journey. Taking a ferry costs on average $1 (€1) from Ghent to Mechelen.

A flight is $13 (€11) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Ghent to Mechelen costing on average $13 (€11).

The fastest way to get to Mechelen from Ghent is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 1 min.

Other travel options to Mechelen can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Mechelen by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The distance from Ghent to Mechelen is approximately 33 miles (53 km).

The average frequency per day from Ghent to Mechelen is:

  • 59 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Ghent to Mechelen:

  • Most travelers take a train from Gent St Pieters to Mechelen.

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

  • SNCB can take you to Mechelen by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCB from Ghent to Mechelen for $13 (€11).
Looking to extend your trip from Ghent to Mechelen? Many Omio customers who go from Ghent to Mechelen usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Antwerp or Amsterdam. If you're looking to explore Brussels, Antwerp or Amsterdam from Mechelen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Ghent to Mechelen, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $3 (€3) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this journey.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $13 (€11) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Ghent to Mechelen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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