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There are 6 ways to get from Zaventem to Ghent by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid  •  1 h 4 min

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

$26 - $32

Cheapest option

Line 272 bus, bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 272 bus from Zaventem Kerkplein to Brussel Noord Perron 5 272
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ghent 1753

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Line 272 bus, train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 272 bus from Zaventem Kerkplein to Brussel Noord Perron 5 272
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$11 - $15

Train  •  1 h 51 min

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

$25 - $27

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zaventem to Ghent 41.9 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Zaventem to Ghent 41.9 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zaventem to Ghent is to line 272 bus and bus which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zaventem to Ghent is to taxi which costs 130€ - 160€ and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zaventem to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Zaventem Kerkplein and arriving at Ghent via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 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 Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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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 1 h 4 min and costs 22€ - 28€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Zaventem to Ghent, including transfers.

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Zaventem to Ghent bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Zaventem Kerkplein station.

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

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The best way to get from Zaventem to Ghent is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs 22€ - 28€. Alternatively, you can line 272 bus and bus, which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Zaventem to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 35.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Zaventem to Ghent via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zaventem to Ghent via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Zaventem to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $21
1st Class
$26 - $29
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Kerkplein to Brussel Noord Perron 5
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ghent
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Zaventem to Ghent
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Limostar
Phone
+32 2 512 01 01
Website
limostar.be

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Zaventem to Ghent bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ghent 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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