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There are 4 ways to get from Ghent to Aarschot by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Aarschot Ic / ...

10€ - 15€

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Bus  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Leuven N84

7€ - 10€

2 alternative options

Train via Brussels  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Aarschot Ic / ...

13€ - 19€

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Ghent to Aarschot 64.7 miles

11€ - 17€

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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Aarschot is to bus which costs 7€ - 10€ and takes 2h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Aarschot is to drive which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ghent to Aarschot. However, there are services departing from Ghent and arriving at Aarschot Kerk via Leuven Station Perron 15. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters and arriving at Aarschot. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between Ghent and Aarschot is 79 km. The road distance is 103.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Aarschot without a car is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs 10€ - 15€.

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The train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Aarschot takes 1h 41m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Ghent to Aarschot bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ghent station.

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Ghent to Aarschot train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters station.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Aarschot is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs 10€ - 15€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 10€ and takes 2h 51m.

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  • Distance: 49.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 41m

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Ghent to Aarschot hourly. Tickets cost 10€ - 15€ and the journey takes 1h 41m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ghent to Aarschot once daily. Tickets cost 4€ - 7€ and the journey takes 1h 55m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Aarschot
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
15€ - 22€
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Aarschot
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Leuven
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Ghent to Aarschot bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leuven station.

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Ghent to Aarschot train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Aarschot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ghent to Aarschot is 104 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Ghent to Aarschot.

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