The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Ghent to Bruges will cost around £ 8 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 8.
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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.
These direct trains cover the 39 km distance in an average of 28 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 22 m .
The slowest trains will take 42 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.
|Distance||24 miles (38 km)|
|Average train duration||22 min|
|Average train ticket price||£8 (€9)|
|Train frequency||50 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 50 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCB | IC or SNCB|
Trains from Ghent to Bruges cover the 24 miles (38 km) long route taking on average 22 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC or SNCB. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Brugge.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
SNCB, which is Belgium's national railway company, operates the train services between Ghent and 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.
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.
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.
Some of the Ghent train stations to Bruges you can start your journey from include Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Bruges include Brugge and Brugge-St. -Pieters.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arriving in Brugge.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Gent St Pieters, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Ghent. The most popular arrival train station in Bruges, called Brugge, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.
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