There are 6 ways to get from Zaventem to Ghent by train, bus, 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  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Zaventem to Bruxelles-Midi Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gent St Pieters Intercity / ...

$28 - $34

Cheapest option

Line 272 bus, train  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 272 bus from Zaventem Kerkplein to Brussel Noord Perron 5 272
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Gent St Pieters Intercity / ...

$12 - $17

4 alternative options

Train via Bruxelles-Nord  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Zaventem to Bruxelles-Nord Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Gent St Pieters Intercity / ...

$28 - $35

Bus, train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels - Zaventem Airport to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Bruxelles - Zaventem aéroport > Bruxelles centre - gare Midi > Lille
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gent St Pieters Intercity / ...

$13 - $18

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zaventem to Ghent 41.9 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Zaventem to Ghent 41.9 miles

$8 - $13

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

You can take a train from Zaventem to Ghent via Bruxelles-Midi in around 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Zaventem to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $22
1st Class
$27 - $31
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Zaventem to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $22
1st Class
$27 - $30
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels - Zaventem Airport to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
Taxi from Zaventem to Ghent
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zaventem to Ghent?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Zaventem to Ghent?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Zaventem to Ghent?

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

Is there a direct train between Zaventem and Ghent?

No, there is no direct train from Zaventem to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Zaventem and arriving at Gent St Pieters via Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

How long does it take to get from Zaventem to Ghent?

It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Zaventem to Ghent, including transfers.