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There are 4 ways to get from Brussels-North Station to Ghent by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

7€ - 10€

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Bus  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Gent, Dampoort 360 / ...

13€ - 19€

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels-North Station to Ghent 55.7 km

100€ - 120€

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Brussels-North Station to Ghent 55.7 km

6€ - 10€

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels-North Station to Ghent is to drive which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels-North Station to Ghent is to train which costs 7€ - 10€ and takes 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bruxelles, Nord and arriving at Gent, Dampoort. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Brussels-North Station and Ghent is 50 km. The road distance is 55.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels-North Station to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 38 min and costs 7€ - 10€.

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The train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters takes 38 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Brussels-North Station to Ghent bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Bruxelles, Nord station.

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Brussels-North Station to Ghent train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels-North Station to Ghent is to train which takes 38 min and costs 7€ - 10€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 1h.

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  • Distance: 49.8 km
  • Duration: 38 min

What companies run services between Brussels-North Station, Belgium and Ghent, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters every 15 minutes. Tickets cost 7€ - 10€ and the journey takes 38 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Gent, Dampoort 4 times a day. Tickets cost 13€ - 19€ and the journey takes 1h.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 16€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Gent, Dampoort
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Eurolines FR
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels-North Station to Ghent
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
100€ - 120€
Your Private Driver
Phone
+32 466 24 16 94
Website
yourprivatedriver.be
Viabrussels
Phone
+32 49 42 63 06 5
Website
viabrussels.com
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Airport Taxis
Phone
+32 28 81 02 02
Website
airport-taxis.be

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Brussels-North Station to Ghent bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Gent, Dampoort station.

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Brussels-North Station to Ghent train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels-North Station to Ghent is 56 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Brussels-North Station to Ghent.

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