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

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Train  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from Zaventem to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi S2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

23€ - 28€

Cheapest option

Line 272 bus, train  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the line 272 bus from Zaventem Kerkplein to Brussel Noord afstaphalte 272
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

10€ - 13€

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zaventem to Ghent 67 km

120€ - 150€

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Zaventem to Ghent 67 km

7€ - 11€

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The cheapest way to get from Zaventem to Ghent is to drive which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zaventem to Ghent is to taxi which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zaventem to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Zaventem and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between Zaventem and Ghent is 56 km. The road distance is 67 km.

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The best way to get from Zaventem to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs 22€ - 28€.

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It takes approximately 1h 2m to get from Zaventem to Ghent, including transfers.

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

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Zaventem 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 Zaventem to Ghent is 67 km. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Zaventem to Ghent.

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There are 517+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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  • Distance: 56.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 2m

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

You can take a train from Zaventem to Ghent via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 1h 2m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Zaventem to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 18€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 18€
1st Class
22€ - 25€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
40 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€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Kerkplein to Brussel Noord afstaphalte
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Other operators
Taxi from Zaventem to Ghent
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
120€ - 150€
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
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Airport Taxis
Phone
+32 28 81 02 02
Website
airport-taxis.be

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