There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Gent-Dampoort by train, bus, taxi or car

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  •  53 min

  1. Intercity

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Train via Gent St Pieters  •  55 min

  1. Intercity / ...

$9 - $12

Train, line 34 bus  •  55 min

  1. Intercity / ...
  2. 34 / ...

$12 - $15

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. 34.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  37 min

  1. 34.2 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Gent-Dampoort, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Gent-Dampoort once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 53 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Gent Sint-Pietersstation perron 13 to Gent Dampoort perron 12
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels to Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
37 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brussels and Gent-Dampoort is 48 km. The road distance is 55 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Gent-Dampoort is to drive which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Gent-Dampoort is to taxi which takes 37 min and costs 110€ - 140€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Central and arriving at Gent-Dampoort. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

The train from Bruxelles-Central to Gent-Dampoort takes 53 min including transfers and departs once daily.