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There are 4 ways to get from Kraainem to Ghent by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 1 subway, train  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Alma to Gare Centrale 1
  2. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

€9 - €12

Cheapest option

Line 318 bus, train  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the line 318 bus from Kraainem Dezangré to Brussel Noord afstaphalte 318 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

€9 - €14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kraainem to Ghent 69.1 km

€95 - €120

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Kraainem to Ghent 69.1 km

€7 - €11

Kraainem to Ghent by subway and train

The journey time between Kraainem and Ghent is around 1h 9m and covers a distance of around 62 km. The fastest journey normally takes 53 min. Operated by STIB and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Kraainem to Ghent service departs from Alma and arrives in Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters. Typically 596 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 9m
Fastest journey time:
53 min
Journey distance:
62 km
Services per week:
596
Cheapest price:
€9
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:12
Last service departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kraainem to Ghent subway and train schedules

Kraainem → Ghent
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Frequently Asked Questions


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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ghent is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ghent is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ghent is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kraainem to Ghent is to drive which costs €7 - €11 and takes 43 min.

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The fastest way to get from Kraainem to Ghent is to taxi. Taking this option will cost €95 - €120 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraainem to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Alma and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 59 min.

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The distance between Kraainem and Ghent is 57 km. The road distance is 69.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kraainem to Ghent without a car is to line 1 subway and train which takes 59 min and costs €9 - €13.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Kraainem to Ghent, including transfers.

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Kraainem to Ghent train services, operated by STIB, depart from Alma station.

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Kraainem to Ghent train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraainem to Ghent is 69 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Kraainem to Ghent.

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Map of how to get from Kraainem to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 56.6 km
  • Duration: 59 min

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

There is no direct connection from Kraainem to Ghent. However, you can take the line 1 subway to Gare Centrale, take the walk to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr., then take the train to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kraainem to Ghent via Brussel Noord afstaphalte and Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord in around 1h 18m.

Train operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib-mivb.be
Subway from Alma to Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
STIB
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €16
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€10 - €16
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Kraainem Dezangré to Brussel Noord afstaphalte
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Other operators
Taxi from Kraainem to Ghent
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
€95 - €120
Your Private Driver
Phone
+32 466 24 16 94
Website
yourprivatedriver.be
Viabrussels
Phone
+32 49 42 63 06 5
Website
viabrussels.com
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Prestige DRIVER
Phone
+32 493 84 65 91
Website
prestigedriver.be
Gentle car service
Phone
+32 497 11 17 61
Website
taxi-aeroports.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Airport-driver.be
Phone
+32 488 09 36 51
Website
airport-driver.be
Airport Taxis
Phone
+32 28 81 02 02
Website
airport-taxis.be

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