Trains Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid

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Trains Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid - Facts 
  • Distance: 49 km
  • Fastest route: 30 minutes 
  • Number of trains: 79 
  • Changes: 0 
  • First train: 04:02 
  • Last train: 23:02 
  • Trains operator(s): NMBS / SNCB
  • Fare range: €9 - €11 
  • From price: €9
Cheap train tickets from Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid!

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

Every day 79 trains run between Gent and Brussel-Midi/Zuid. The distance is 49 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 30 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 Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid with NMBS / SNCB, the first train leaves at 04:02 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 Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid?
The average travel time between Gent and Brussel-Midi/Zuid is 30 minutes. On average 79 trains per day run between Gent and Brussel-Midi/Zuid. The first train is leaving Gent at 04:02 and the last at 23:02. The prices for train tickets from Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid start from €9.

How much does it cost to take the train from Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid?
The train fares for tickets from Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid start from €9. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid. 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 Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid?
On average 79 trains per day run between Gent and Brussel-Midi/Zuid. 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 Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid start from €9.

How long is the train ride from Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid?
The average travel time between Gent and Brussel-Midi/Zuid is 30 minutes. Every day 79 runs between Gent and Brussel-Midi/Zuid 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 Gent from Brussel-Midi/Zuid by train?
The distance between Gent and Brussel-Midi/Zuid is 49 kilometers. The average travel time is 30 minutes and there are approximately 79 trains per day running between Gent and Brussel-Midi/Zuid. The first train leaves from Gent at 04:02 and the last one at 23:02.

Which trains run from Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Gent and Brussel-Midi/Zuid: NMBS / SNCB. The average travel time is 30 minutes, the distance is 49 kilometers and fares start from €9.

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

Do prices go down for trains Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Gent to Brussel-Midi/Zuid 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 Gent and Brussel-Midi/Zuid on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.

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