There are 4 ways to get from Ghent to Brussels Airport (BRU) 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  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport Intercity

$22 - $24

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Midi Intercity / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Brussels - Zaventem Airport Ouibus

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ghent to Brussels Airport (BRU) 42.5 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Brussels Airport (BRU) 42.5 miles

$8 - $13

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Ghent to Brussels Airport (BRU) hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $24 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$31 - $34
Train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Brussels - Zaventem Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
Taxi from Ghent to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Taxi Gent
Phone
+32 9 333 33 33
Website
taxigent.be
Express Taxi VIP
Phone
+32 489 87 38 73
Website
expresstaxi.be
Taxi Discount Gent
Phone
+32 475 47 10 10
Website
airport-taxis-discount.be

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ghent and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 56 km. The road distance is 68 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to drive which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Ghent to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to taxi which takes 42 min and costs 130€ - 170€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gent St Pieters and arriving at Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

The train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport takes 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.