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from Leuven to Ghent

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Travel Information from Leuven to Ghent

distanceDistance44 miles (71 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $18 (€14) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCB | IC

Travel 44 miles (71 km) by train to Ghent from Leuven. SNCB | IC is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct train from Leuven to Ghent.

Travel Tips

Travel from Leuven to Ghent
Travel to Ghent 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 Leuven to Ghent.
How do I reach Ghent from Leuven?

Travel Leuven to Ghent by train.

What is the fastest way to get from Leuven to Ghent?

A train is the fastest way to get to Ghent from Leuven with an average travel time for this route around 1 h.

How far is Ghent from Leuven?

Ghent is approximately 44 miles (71 km) away from Leuven.

How many services a day are there between Leuven and Ghent?

The average frequency per day from Leuven to Ghent is:

  • 50 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Leuven to Ghent, where do I depart from Leuven and where do I arrive in Ghent?

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

  • Most travelers board their train from Leuven and arrive in Gent St Pieters.
Which travel operators can get me to Ghent from Leuven?

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

  • Travel with SNCB | IC to go to Ghent by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCB | IC Leuven to Ghent tickets on Omio for $18 (€14).
Is there a way to travel directly from Leuven to Ghent?

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

  • You can find around 50 direct trains per day and travel with SNCB | IC.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Leuven to Ghent?
Your trip from Leuven to Ghent doesn't have to end in Ghent. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Bruges or Amsterdam. If you’d like to add Brussels, Bruges or Amsterdam to your Leuven to Ghent tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Ghent today!
How early should I book Leuven to Ghent tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A train ticket for this route is costing $18 (€14) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Leuven to Ghent 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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