There are 3 ways to get from Ostend to Ghent by train, 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  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Oostende to Gent St Pieters Intercity

$8 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ostend to Ghent 38.3 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Ostend to Ghent 38.3 miles

$8 - $12

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Ostend to Ghent every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Oostende to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
Other operators
Taxi from Ostend to Ghent
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Rony's Taxis bvba
Phone
+32 50 34 43 44
Website
ronystaxis.com
Taxi Georges
Phone
+32 475 57 60 15
Taxi Abby Albert
Phone
+32 50 36 36 49

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ostend and Ghent is 58 km. The road distance is 61 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oostende and arriving at Gent St Pieters. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

The train from Oostende to Gent St Pieters takes 41 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.