The cheapest trains from Ghent to Brussels

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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 traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Ghent to Brussels 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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Timetable Ghent to Brussels

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08:13Ghent St Pieters0h59 09:12Brussels-Midi
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The fastest trains from Ghent to Brussels

Showing times and prices for 24 Oct

Fastest Journey

29 m

Average

39 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

50 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Ghent for Brussels 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 50 km distance in an average of 39 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 29 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 1 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
09:02Ghent St Pieters0h29 09:31Brussels-Midi
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£101One-way
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08:39Ghent St Pieters0h29 09:08Brussels-Midi
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£101One-way
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08:24Ghent St Pieters0h29 08:53Brussels-Midi
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£101One-way
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08:02Ghent St Pieters0h29 08:31Brussels-Midi
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08:13Ghent St Pieters0h59 09:12Brussels-Midi
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Train Information to Brussels from Ghent

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
durationAverage train duration29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£10 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCB | IC

Trains from Ghent to Brussels cover the 30 miles (49 km) long journey taking on average 29 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £10, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

Trains from Ghent to Brussels

With fast journey times, direct routes and dozens of departures every day of the week, taking the train from Ghent to Brussels is a stress-free way of travelling. The service is operated by Belgian Rail with departures starting very early in the morning and continuing until shortly before midnight. During the day there are up to 10 departures every hour while journey times range from 28 minutes to one hour 30 minutes. All departures are from Ghent St Pieters Station while trains complete their journey at Brussels-Midi Station.

Trains Ghent to Brussels train time: daily departures

There are several dozen trains from Ghent to Brussels every day of the week. All services are direct with departures starting very early in the day and continuing to around midnight. Between these times there are at least two and up to 10 departures every hour.

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

The fastest train journey from Ghent to Brussels takes just 28 minutes while other departures can take upwards of one hour 30 minutes with changes.

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

Departure train station: trains to Brussels from Ghent all depart from Ghent St Pieters Station. This attractive and historic building is approximately 30 minutes' walk from the city centre. It can also be reached from central Ghent by taxi, tram or local bus. Among the station's facilities are car and bicycle parking, left-luggage storage, a ticket office, automatic ticket machines, toilets, shops and places to drink and eat. All areas have step-free access, there are accessible toilets and induction loops while wheelchairs can be borrowed. Members of station staff are always available to provide further assistance if required.

Arrival train station: routes from Ghent to Brussels arrive at the large and busy Brussels-Midi Station. Located in the heart of Brussels, the station is within easy walking distance of tourist attractions, hotels and shops. It is linked to the city by taxis, buses and Metro trains while there is a dedicated shuttle service to Brussels Charleroi Airport. Brussels-Midi's extensive facilities include car and bicycle parking, WiFi, toilets, ticket offices and automatic ticket machines, left-luggage storage, shops and cafes. All areas have step-free access and the station has accessible toilets. Further assistance for those with limited mobility can be pre-booked.

Which train companies travel from Ghent to Brussels?

Train routes from Ghent to Brussels are all operated by Belgian Rail.

Belgian Rail: Ghent to Brussels

Trains belonging to the state-owned Belgian Rail are identified by a blue stylised capital 'B' logo. All services are direct with dozens of departures throughout the day and journeys that take between half an hour and one hour 30 minutes on high-speed intercity trains.

Ghent to Brussels trains: services on board

Both Standard and First-Class tickets are available on trains from Ghent to Brussels. There is plenty of storage space for luggage and room for pushchairs. There is an additional charge for bicycle carriage, and this should be pre-booked. Small animals including dogs and service animals travel free. A charge may be made for larger dogs and these should be muzzled during the journey. All trains have wide-door toilets and wheelchair spaces while staff can assist with boarding and leaving trains when required.

How to find cheap train tickets from Ghent to Brussels?

Ticket prices for trains from Ghent to Brussels are similar throughout the day and week although some savings can be made by booking online in advance or allowing flexibility when it comes to travel dates and times.

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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains to Brussels from Ghent?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Brussels from Ghent for as little as £10  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Ghent to Brussels?
The Ghent to Brussels train ticket price is on average £10  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance by train from Ghent to Brussels?
The Ghent to Brussels train distance is approximately 30 miles (49 km).
How long does it take from Ghent to Brussels by train?
The train time between Ghent and Brussels is on average 29 min  for the 30 miles (49 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Ghent to Brussels by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Ghent to Brussels do I depart from? Which Brussels train station from Ghent do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Ghent, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort. When you arrive in Brussels, your train can arrive in train stations including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Gent St Pieters   to Bruxelles-Midi.

Where is the Ghent train station located? Where is the Brussels train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Gent St Pieters and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bruxelles-Midi and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Brussels.

Which train providers can get me from Ghent to Brussels?
Take the Ghent to Brussels train with SNCB | IC. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Ghent to Brussels as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from Ghent to Brussels a day?
On average, there are 50 trains a day from Ghent to Brussels. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Ghent to Brussels? What time is the last train from Ghent to Brussels?
The first Ghent to Brussels train departs at 04: 39   and the last train from Ghent to Brussels leaves at 08: 02. Check out the most up-to-date Ghent to Brussels train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Brussels from Ghent for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Ghent to Brussels is on average £10 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Ghent to Brussels available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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 Brussels.