There are 5 ways to get from Antwerp to Ghent by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Gent-Dampoort Intercity / ...

$8 - $12

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h

  1. Take the rideshare from Antwerp to Ghent 37.5 miles

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Line 82 bus, train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 82 bus from Antwerpen Van Eedenplein perron 3 to Sint-Niklaas Uitgang Noordlaan 82 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sint-Niklaas to Gent-Dampoort Intercity / ...

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Antwerp to Ghent 37.6 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Ghent 37.6 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Ghent is to rideshare which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Ghent is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs 130€ - 160€.

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The distance between Antwerp and Ghent is 52 km. The road distance is 60 km.

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The train from Antwerpen Centraal to Gent-Dampoort takes 47 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Antwerpen Centraal and arriving at Gent-Dampoort. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Ghent, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Antwerp to Ghent every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 47 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Sint-Niklaas to Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Antwerpen Van Eedenplein perron 3 to Sint-Niklaas Uitgang Noordlaan
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Antwerp to Ghent
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Antwerp to Ghent
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Antwerp-Tax
Phone
+32 3 238 38 38
Website
antwerp-tax.be
Berchem Taxi
Phone
+32 3 239 60 60
Website
taxiberchemluchthavenvervoer.be
A-Taxi
Phone
+32 3 283 83 93
Website
taxibedrijfantwerpen.be

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