Trains from Brussels to Ghent

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The cheapest trains

from Brussels
to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Cheapest

£10

Average

£10

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Brussels to Ghent will cost around £ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 10.

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15:28Brussels-Midi0h29 15:57Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way
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10:48Brussels-Midi1h00 11:48Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way
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00:29Brussels-Midi0h42 01:11Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way
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17:05Brussels-Midi0h30 17:35Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way
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18:19Brussels-Midi1h00 19:19Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Mon
Sep 23
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Tue
Sep 24
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Wed
Sep 25
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Thu
Sep 26
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Fri
Sep 27
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Sat
Sep 28
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Sun
Sep 29
£10SNCB | IC
£8Flixbus
Mon
Sep 30
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Tue
Oct 1
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Wed
Oct 2
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Thu
Oct 3
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Fri
Oct 4
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Sat
Oct 5
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Sun
Oct 6
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Mon
Oct 7
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Tue
Oct 8
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Wed
Oct 9
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Thu
Oct 10
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Fri
Oct 11
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Sat
Oct 12
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Sun
Oct 13
£10SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus

The fastest trains

from Brussels
to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

28 m

Average

39 m

Trains per day

117

Distance

50 km

Of the 117 train that leave Brussels for Ghent every day 117 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 50 km distance in an average of 39 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 28 m .

The slowest train will take 1 h 12 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
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22:30Brussels-Midi0h28 22:58Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way
2nd Fastest
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15:28Brussels-Midi0h29 15:57Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way
2nd Fastest
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10:29Brussels-Midi0h29 10:58Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way
2nd Fastest
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11:07Brussels-Midi0h29 11:36Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way
2nd Fastest
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06:53Brussels-Midi0h29 07:22Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way

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Journey Summary

Brussels to Ghent Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
42 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £10
Trains depart from:Brussels
Trains arrive in:Ghent
Distance:50 km
TrainTrain Companies:SNCB | IC

Trains from Brussels to Ghent: Journey Details

There are no buses from Brussels to Ghent on a regular basis at present. The cities are just 56 km apart and trains from Brussels to Ghent offer a fast and convenient alternative. Trains run almost hourly during the day and more frequently at the weekend. An average journey by train takes approximately 30 minutes and trains are operated by the Belgian national rail service, commonly referred to as SNCB. The first trains depart in the early hours of the morning and the last leaves just before 8 pm each evening.

Taking the Train from Brussels

All trains from Brussels to Ghent depart from Brussels Midi/Zuid railway station. The station is just south of the city centre and 5 minutes from the Bourse. It's easy to reach from any district and there is parking underneath for those who wish to arrive by car. Premetro trams including 83 and 90 stop at the station. Brussels Midi/Zuid is also on the metro (lines 2 and 6) and is a stop on several bus routes.

Getting into Ghent by Train

Visitors to Ghent will be captivated by its beautiful architecture and vibrant atmosphere. Explore medieval landmark's like St. Nicholas's Church and the Belfry and Cloth Hall or take a cruise on the city's scenic canals. Trains from Brussels to Ghent arrive at Sint-Pieters rail station which is about 2 km from the city centre. Travellers should take the long tunnel that connects all 12 platforms to the station entrance where they can find taxis or public transport links. The number 1 tram to Korenmarkt is the fastest way to reach the city centre and the trip takes approximately 10 minutes.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Brussels
Ghent
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Amenities

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