Trains Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent

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Trains Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent - Facts 
  • Distance: 49 km
  • Fastest route: 28 minutes 
  • Number of trains: 78 
  • Changes: 0 
  • First train: 00:02 
  • Last train: 23:02 
  • Trains operator(s): NMBS / SNCB
  • Fare range: €9 - €11 
  • From price: €9
Cheap train tickets from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent!

Book your train journey from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent in just 2 minutes - always the best price! The rates from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent start from €9!

Every day 78 trains run between Brussel-Midi/Zuid and Gent. The distance is 49 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 28 minutes. 

The earlier you book, the cheaper train tickets are. Just before departure, train tickets can be three to ten times more expensive. For this route the price difference from early booking to just before departure is  €9 - €11.

Train times / timetable

Find all train times in Europe here: travel from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent with NMBS / SNCB, the first train leaves at 00:02 and the last train at 23:02.

Train operators

NMBS / SNCB

NMBS is the Dutch name of the national railways in Belgium, SNCB is the French name. All major routes are served by NMBS-trains, like Brussels to Ghent, Bruges and Antwerp. 

SNCB / NMBS runs comfortable Intercity trains and regional trains. It is a major stakeholder in the Thalys from Brussels to Paris and the Eurostor from Brussels to London.
 
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Brussel-Midi/Zuid

Railway Station Brussels 

The Thalys and the Intercity arrive and depart from Brussels Midi/Zuid, the main station in Brussels. From here also the Eurostar to London departs and the ICE and Thalys to Cologne and Frankfurt. You can also take from here domestic trains to Bruges, Ghent and Ypres. 

Other major stations in Brussels are Brussels Centraal and Brussels Schuman. Brussels Centraal is the best station to get off if you want to visit the old city centre. You can walk to the main square and fine restaurants. Brussels Schuman is the railway station for the European Parliament. 

  • Wifi: no
  • Lockers: yes
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent?
The average travel time between Brussel-Midi/Zuid and Gent is 28 minutes. On average 78 trains per day run between Brussel-Midi/Zuid and Gent. The first train is leaving Brussel-Midi/Zuid at 00:02 and the last at 23:02. The prices for train tickets from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent start from €9.

How much does it cost to take the train from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent?
The train fares for tickets from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent start from €9. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent. Sometimes tickets cost up to 4-5 times more just before departure than at the time the sales period starts.

How do I get from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent?
On average 78 trains per day run between Brussel-Midi/Zuid and Gent. The number of changes on this route is 0. Trains are one of the best ways to travel around Europe, they are fast, convenient and if you book on time there are often great deals. Fares for trains from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent start from €9.

How long is the train ride from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent?
The average travel time between Brussel-Midi/Zuid and Gent is 28 minutes. Every day 78 runs between Brussel-Midi/Zuid and Gent and the number of changes is 0. Train times can vary at any time of the day - check our rail planner for all the actual train times.

How far is Brussel-Midi/Zuid from Gent by train?
The distance between Brussel-Midi/Zuid and Gent is 49 kilometers. The average travel time is 28 minutes and there are approximately 78 trains per day running between Brussel-Midi/Zuid and Gent. The first train leaves from Brussel-Midi/Zuid at 00:02 and the last one at 23:02.

Which trains run from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Brussel-Midi/Zuid and Gent: NMBS / SNCB. The average travel time is 28 minutes, the distance is 49 kilometers and fares start from €9.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent?
Book your train tickets from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent as early as possible - sometimes it saves 4-5 times than booking just before departure. If rail tickets between Brussel-Midi/Zuid and Gent are already available try to avoid peak times and / or travel on Tuesday or Thursday. Train tickets from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent start from €9.

Do prices go down for trains Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Brussel-Midi/Zuid to Gent only become more expensive the closer to departure time. The only way to purchase cheap train tickets is to book as early as possible. In general, it is more economical to travel between Brussel-Midi/Zuid and Gent on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.

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