The cheapest trains from Ghent to Bruges

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Cheapest

£8

Average

£8

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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08:10Ghent St Pieters0h25 08:35Bruges
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£81One-way
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08:02Ghent St Pieters0h28 08:30Bruges
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09:02Ghent St Pieters0h28 09:30Bruges
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08:39Ghent St Pieters0h22 09:01Bruges
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08:28Ghent St Pieters0h25 08:53Bruges
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£81One-way

Timetable Ghent to Bruges

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08:02Ghent St Pieters0h28 08:30Bruges
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08:10Ghent St Pieters0h25 08:35Bruges
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08:28Ghent St Pieters0h25 08:53Bruges
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08:39Ghent St Pieters0h22 09:01Bruges
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08:45Ghent St Pieters0h42 09:27Bruges
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09:02Ghent St Pieters0h28 09:30Bruges
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21 Oct
£8SNCB | IC
Fri
22 Oct
£8SNCB | IC
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23 Oct
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24 Oct
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Mon
25 Oct
£8SNCB | IC
Tue
26 Oct
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Wed
27 Oct
£8SNCB | IC
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28 Oct
£8SNCB | IC
Fri
29 Oct
£8SNCB | IC
Sat
30 Oct
£8SNCB | IC
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31 Oct
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1 Nov
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Tue
2 Nov
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3 Nov
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4 Nov
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5 Nov
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6 Nov
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7 Nov
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Mon
8 Nov
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Tue
9 Nov
£8SNCB | IC

The fastest trains from Ghent to Bruges

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Fastest Journey

22 m

Average

28 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.

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.

Fastest
08:39Ghent St Pieters0h22 09:01Bruges
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£81One-way
08:10Ghent St Pieters0h25 08:35Bruges
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£81One-way
08:28Ghent St Pieters0h25 08:53Bruges
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£81One-way
08:02Ghent St Pieters0h28 08:30Bruges
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£81One-way
09:02Ghent St Pieters0h28 09:30Bruges
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£81One-way

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Train Information between Ghent and Bruges

distanceDistance24 miles (38 km)
durationAverage train duration22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCB | 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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Train from Ghent to Bruges with SNCB

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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.

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Trains from Ghent to Bruges
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Bruges from Ghent cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Ghent to Bruges for as little as £8  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Bruges from Ghent?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Ghent to Bruges train prices are on average £8  one way.
How many miles is it from Ghent to Bruges by train?
You should expect to travel around 24 miles (38 km)  from Ghent to Bruges by train.
How long does it take from Ghent to Bruges by train?
On average the Ghent to Bruges train time is 22 min  covering the 24 miles (38 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station from Ghent to Bruges do I depart from? Which Bruges train station from Ghent do I arrive in?

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.

Where is the train station in Ghent to go to Bruges? Where is the train station in Bruges located?

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.

What train providers offer a service from Ghent to Bruges?
For the trip from Ghent to Bruges you can take a train with SNCB | IC or SNCB. 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.
Is there a direct train to Bruges from Ghent?
Yes, there are 50 direct trains per day from Ghent to Bruges with SNCB or SNCB | IC, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
How many train services are there from Ghent to Bruges a day?
On average, there are 50 trains a day from Ghent to Bruges. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Ghent to Bruges? When is the last train from Ghent to Bruges?
The earliest train departing from Ghent to Bruges leaves at 06: 02. The last train departing from Ghent to Bruges leaves at 08: 02. You can find the latest Ghent to Bruges train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase Ghent Bruges train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train from Ghent to Bruges to cost on average £8 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Ghent to Bruges train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ghent
Bruges
Gent 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.