There are 3 ways to get from Ghent to Maasmechelen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 56m

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

17€ - 23€

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Bus, line 45 bus  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Hasselt N84
  2. Take the line 45 bus from Hasselt Station perron 7 to Maasmechelen Centrum 45 / ...

13€ - 15€

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Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from Ghent to Maasmechelen 161.8 km

19€ - 28€

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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Maasmechelen is to bus and line 45 bus which costs 12€ - 15€ and takes 4h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Maasmechelen is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ghent to Maasmechelen. However, there are services departing from Ghent and arriving at Maasmechelen Centrum via Hasselt Station perron 7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between Ghent and Maasmechelen is 139 km. The road distance is 161.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Maasmechelen without a car is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs 17€ - 24€.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Ghent to Maasmechelen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ghent to Maasmechelen is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs 17€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 45 bus, which costs 12€ - 15€ and takes 4h 14m.

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Ghent to Maasmechelen bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Maasmechelen Centrum station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ghent to Maasmechelen is 162 km. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Ghent to Maasmechelen.

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  • Distance: 138.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 56m

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Ghent to Maasmechelen hourly. Tickets cost 14€ - 21€ and the journey takes 2h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ghent to Maasmechelen via Hasselt and Hasselt Station perron 7 in around 4h 14m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Genk
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
1st Class
22€ - 35€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Hasselt Station perron 7 to Maasmechelen Centrum
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn

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