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

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$8 - $12

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ghent 1753

$3 - $6

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Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels-North Station to Ghent 34.8 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Brussels-North Station to Ghent 34.8 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels-North Station to Ghent is to bus which costs 2€ - 5€ and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels-North Station to Ghent is to taxi which costs 110€ - 140€ and takes 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Ghent. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord and arriving at Gent-Sint-Pieters. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 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 41 min and costs 7€ - 10€.

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The train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Gent-Sint-Pieters takes 41 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Brussels-North Station to Ghent bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels-North Station to Ghent is to train which takes 41 min and costs 7€ - 10€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ - 5€ and takes 1 h.

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  • Distance: 31.1 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels-North Station to Ghent every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 41 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels-North Station to Ghent twice daily. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ghent
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels-North Station to Ghent
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Limostar
Phone
+32 2 512 01 01
Website
limostar.be

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Brussels-North Station to Ghent bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ghent station.

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Brussels-North Station to Ghent train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at 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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