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There are 3 ways to get from Ostend to Ghent by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  40m

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

$8 - $12

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Taxi  •  38m

  1. Take a taxi from Ostend to Ghent 38.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  38m

  1. Drive from Ostend to Ghent 38.3 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Ostend to Ghent is to drive which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Ostend to Ghent is to taxi which costs 130€ - 170€ and takes 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ostende / Oostende and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40m.

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The distance between Ostend and Ghent is 58 km. The road distance is 61.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ostend to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 40m and costs 7€ - 11€.

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The train from Ostende / Oostende to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters takes 40m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Ostend to Ghent train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Ostende / Oostende station.

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Ostend 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 Ostend to Ghent is 61 km. It takes approximately 38m to drive from Ostend to Ghent.

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  • Distance: 36.3 miles
  • Duration: 40m

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Ostend to Ghent hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 40m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Ostende / Oostende to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgiantrain.be
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2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $19
Other operators
Taxi from Ostend to Ghent
Ave. Duration
38m
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Taxi Georges
Phone
+32 475 57 60 15
Taxi Abby Albert
Phone
+32 50 36 36 49
Rony's Taxis bvba
Phone
+32 50 34 43 44
Website
ronystaxis.com

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