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There are 4 ways to get from Ghent to Kortrijk by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  26 min

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

$6 - $10

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Rideshare  •  49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ghent to Kortrijk 29.3 miles

$5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ghent to Kortrijk 29.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Kortrijk 29.8 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Kortrijk is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Kortrijk is to train which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters and arriving at Courtrai / Kortrijk. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Ghent and Kortrijk is 40 km. The road distance is 47.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Kortrijk without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs 6€ - 9€.

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The train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Courtrai / Kortrijk takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ghent to Kortrijk is 48 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Ghent to Kortrijk.

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  • Distance: 25.1 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Ghent to Kortrijk every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 26 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
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2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Ghent to Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Ghent to Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Ghent and Kortrijk. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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