Ghent to Bruges train

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Cheap train tickets from Ghent to Bruges

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

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

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SNCB | IC
08:000h26
Ghent St Pieters
08:26Bruges station
£101One-way
0 changes
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SNCB
08:430h42
Ghent St Pieters
09:25Bruges station
£101One-way
0 changes
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SNCB | IC
08:120h24
Ghent St Pieters
08:36Bruges station
£101One-way
0 changes
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SNCB | IC
08:230h27
Ghent St Pieters
08:50Bruges station
£101One-way
0 changes
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SNCB | IC
08:370h22
Ghent St Pieters
08:59Bruges station
£101One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGhent to Bruges

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 21 April
SNCB | IC
08:000h26
Ghent St Pieters
08:26Bruges station
0 changes
SNCB | IC
08:120h24
Ghent St Pieters
08:36Bruges station
0 changes
SNCB | IC
08:230h27
Ghent St Pieters
08:50Bruges station
0 changes
SNCB | IC
08:370h22
Ghent St Pieters
08:59Bruges station
0 changes
SNCB
08:430h42
Ghent St Pieters
09:25Bruges station
0 changes
SNCB | IC
09:000h26
Ghent St Pieters
09:26Bruges station
0 changes

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Train times from Ghent to Bruges

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Fastest Journey

22 m

Average

27 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

39 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Ghent for Bruges 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
08:370h22
Ghent St Pieters
08:59Bruges station
£101One-way
0 changes
SNCB | IC
08:120h24
Ghent St Pieters
08:36Bruges station
£101One-way
0 changes
SNCB | IC
08:000h26
Ghent St Pieters
08:26Bruges station
£101One-way
0 changes
SNCB | IC
09:000h26
Ghent St Pieters
09:26Bruges station
£101One-way
0 changes
SNCB | IC
08:230h27
Ghent St Pieters
08:50Bruges station
£101One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Ghent to Bruges

distanceDistance24 miles
durationAverage train duration22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£9 (€10)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesPKP Intercity, Regional, BSB or Renfe Regional Exprés

Trains from Ghent to Bruges cover the 24 miles long route taking on average 22 min with our travel partners like PKP Intercity, Regional, BSB or Renfe Regional Exprés. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £9, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Ghent St Pieters and arrive in Bruges.

Trains from Ghent to Bruges

Multiple direct trains from Ghent to Bruges run daily, including at weekends and on public holidays. Journey times average between 20 and 40 minutes. This is a popular route and trains leave as frequently as every five minutes.

Ghent to Bruges train time: daily departures​

Up to seven direct trains leave Ghent for Bruges every day of the week. The first service of the working day usually leaves at around 5:45 a.m. Regular departures continue until just past 1:00 a.m.

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

Trains from Ghent to Bruges are direct and fast. Most journeys take between 20 and 40 minutes, with peak time services tending to be quickest.

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

Departure train station: trains for Bruges leave from Ghent St Pieters. Located around one mile from the city centre, trams and buses connect the station with destinations throughout Ghent and beyond. Facilities at Ghent St Pieters include toilets, a left-luggage service, shops, restaurants, a wheelchair for the use of disabled passengers and ticket machines offering English language options.

Arrival train station: trains from Ghent St Pieters arrive into Gare de Bruges. The station is around 10 minutes by foot from the centre of Bruges. Local buses and taxis offer alternative modes of transport. Station facilities include toilets, luggage lockers, a refreshment bar and special assistance, including a wheelchair for passengers with limited mobility.

Which train companies travel from Ghent to Bruges?

SNCB​, which is Belgium's national railway company, operates the train services between Ghent and Bruges.

SNCB​: Ghent to Bruges

SNCB provides approximately 90 trains per day between Ghent and Bruges. Trains are direct and the fastest journey time is 22 minutes. Services sometimes take longer outside peak hours and at weekends but, overall, the average journey time is under 30 minutes.

Ghent to Bruges trains: services on board

SNCB services between Ghent and Bruges are comfortable and include specially adapted spaces for disabled passengers. Passengers have a choice of buying either first or second-class tickets, with first-class carriages typically offering more legroom and a quieter environment. Both classes of travel offer onboard refreshment facilities. Most carriages provide electrical sockets but WiFi is not currently available. Passengers can take a maximum of three items of luggage that must not exceed a combined total of 30 kg. Luggage, including folding bicycles, is stored in designated luggage spaces available in every carriage. Passengers who want to take non-folding bicycles should contact the train guard to find out where to store it during the journey. SNCB allows assistance dogs to travel for free. There is also no charge for small pets in a cage or basket not exceeding 30 x 55 x 30 cm. Dogs on a lead attract a small surcharge.

How to find cheap train tickets from Ghent to Bruges?

Travelling outside of peak hours is the best way to reduce the cost of travelling by train from Ghent to Bruges. Choosing one of the slower services can also reduce the cost of the fare, as can booking tickets in advance of travel. Passengers who regularly take their dog on the train can save money by purchasing a 10-journey pet card.

FAQs: Ghent to Bruges train

FAQs: Travel by train from Ghent to Bruges 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 Bruges.
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Cheap train tickets from Ghent to Bruges can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Ghent to Bruges is £9; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Ghent to Bruges is 22 min   to travel the 24 mile long trip, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Ghent to Bruges leaves at 07: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Ghent to Bruges leaves at 22: 45.
There are 25 trains a day from Ghent to Bruges which require at least one change with PKP Intercity, Regional, BSB or Renfe Regional Exprés. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the route from Ghent to Bruges you can take a train with PKP Intercity, Regional, BSB or Renfe Regional Exprés. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Ghent and Bruges on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 45.

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

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

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

Important Stations and Airports in Ghent and Bruges

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Bruges
Ghent St Pieters is the most popular Ghent 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 Ghent for your journey to Bruges.
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