Bruges to Ghent train

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Cheap train tickets from Bruges to Ghent

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

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

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SNCB | IC
08:250h24
Bruges station
08:49Ghent St Pieters
£111One-way
0 changes
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SNCB | IC
08:080h27
Bruges station
08:35Ghent St Pieters
£111One-way
0 changes
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SNCB | IC
08:310h26
Bruges station
08:57Ghent St Pieters
£111One-way
0 changes
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SNCB | IC
09:080h27
Bruges station
09:35Ghent St Pieters
£111One-way
0 changes
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SNCB
08:340h41
Bruges station
09:15Ghent St Pieters
£111One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBruges to Ghent

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 April
SNCB | IC
08:080h27
Bruges station
08:35Ghent St Pieters
0 changes
SNCB | IC
08:250h24
Bruges station
08:49Ghent St Pieters
0 changes
SNCB | IC
08:310h26
Bruges station
08:57Ghent St Pieters
0 changes
SNCB
08:340h41
Bruges station
09:15Ghent St Pieters
0 changes
SNCB | IC
08:580h22
Bruges station
09:20Ghent St Pieters
0 changes
SNCB | IC
09:080h27
Bruges station
09:35Ghent St Pieters
0 changes

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Train times from Bruges to Ghent

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Fastest Journey

22 m

Average

27 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

39 km

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

Fastest
SNCB | IC
08:580h22
Bruges station
09:20Ghent St Pieters
£111One-way
0 changes
SNCB | IC
08:250h24
Bruges station
08:49Ghent St Pieters
£111One-way
0 changes
SNCB | IC
08:310h26
Bruges station
08:57Ghent St Pieters
£111One-way
0 changes
SNCB | IC
08:080h27
Bruges station
08:35Ghent St Pieters
£111One-way
0 changes
SNCB | IC
09:080h27
Bruges station
09:35Ghent St Pieters
£111One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Bruges to Ghent

distanceDistance24 miles
durationAverage train duration22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£9 (€10)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 51 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesPKP Intercity, Regional, BSB or SNCB

Trains from Bruges to Ghent cover the 24 miles long trip taking on average 22 min with our travel partners like PKP Intercity, Regional, BSB or SNCB. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £7, but the average price of train tickets is £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruges and arrive in Ghent St Pieters.

Trains from Bruges to Ghent

Travelling between the historic cities of Bruges and Ghent by train is a fast way of making the journey. The route is operated by Belgian Rail with trains having journey times of between 20 and 40 minutes. There are up to eight departures an hour from very early in the morning until late at night on a schedule that is similar seven days a week. All departures are from Bruges Station with arrivals at Ghent St Pieters Station.

Trains Bruges to Ghent train time: daily departures

There are several dozen departures of trains from Bruges to Ghent every day of the week, all of which are direct. The first departure is in the early hours of the morning at around 4:48 a.m., with up to eight trains leaving every hour until the final departure at around 11:30 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from Bruges to Ghent?

All trains from Bruges to Ghent have short journey times of between 20 and 40 minutes.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Bruges to Ghent?

Departure train station: trains from Bruges to Ghent all depart from Bruges Station. This station is located within walking distance of the city's historic heart although this journey takes up to 30 minutes. Taxis and local buses also link the station to the city centre. Despite its small size, this is one of the busiest stations in Belgium, as Bruges is such a popular destination. Among its facilities are car parking, toilets, a ticket office, ticket machines, left-luggage storage and a refreshment bar. Step-free access to the station is provided by lifts, escalators and ramps. A wheelchair can also be borrowed if required.

Arrival train station: trains to Ghent from Bruges all terminate at Ghent St Pieters Station. Housed in an attractive historic building, the station is located southwest of the city centre. City attractions can be reached with 30 minutes of walking and trams and local buses are also available. Station facilities include car parking, a taxi rank, left-luggage storage, toilets, a ticket office, ticket machines and a refreshment bar. Services for passengers with limited mobility include step-free access, accessible toilets, induction loops and wheelchairs that can be borrowed.

Which train companies travel from Bruges to Ghent?

All train services from Bruges to Ghent are operated by Belgian Rail.

Belgian Rail: Bruges to Ghent

Belgian Rail is recognised by its blue stylised capital 'B' logo. This state-owned rail company operates a regular route between the two cities that takes around half an hour to complete the journey.

Bruges to Ghent trains: services on board

On the short train journey between Bruges and Ghent, both first and second-class tickets can be purchased. Small animals including dogs travel free but there is a charge for larger dogs which should wear a muzzle. Bicycles may be taken on board as well. There is limited space for them and there is an additional charge for their carriage. There is luggage space for suitcases and pushchairs while all trains have spaces for wheelchairs. Station staff are happy to assist with ramps when required for boarding trains.

How to find cheap train tickets from Bruges to Ghent?

Train tickets for travel from Bruges to Ghent can be booked at the station but for the best prices, book online in advance. Save money as well by being flexible with your travel dates and times

FAQs: Bruges to Ghent train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bruges 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 Bruges to Ghent.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bruges to Ghent can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bruges to Ghent is £9; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bruges to Ghent train travel time is 22 min   for the 24 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bruges to Ghent leaves at 04: 31. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bruges to Ghent leaves at 22: 33.
There are 51 trains a day from Bruges to Ghent which require at least one change with PKP Intercity, Regional, BSB or SNCB. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Bruges to Ghent train with PKP Intercity, Regional, BSB or SNCB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Bruges to Ghent as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 33.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bruges, which is located around 2.2 miles (3.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Ghent St Pieters, located 2.7 miles (4.4 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Bruges to Ghent by train is January.
You have options as you can travel to Ghent from Bruges 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Bruges and Ghent

Bruges
Ghent
Bruges is the most popular Bruges railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bruges for your journey to Ghent.
Amenities at station
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+32 25282828
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Bruges
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 23, 25, 43, 62, 63, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 96, 98, P1, P4, P5
Train lines: IC (01, 02, 03, 23, 23A, 32), L 02
Bruges-St. -PietersATM
Amenities at station
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Bruges

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