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Taking the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp in 56 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 59 minutes to travel the 53 km from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp by train, although you can get there in as little as 56 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 56 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. The route to Antwerp is operated by SNCB, the Belgian national train operator. You're likely to be traveling on an Intercity or local service during your journey, both of which are modern and comfortable.

Train tickets from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp start from $12.25 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Antwerp? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp by train

It takes an average of 59m to travel from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp by train, over a distance of around 33 miles (53 km). There are normally 56 trains per day traveling from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp and tickets for this journey start from $12.25 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 56m
PriceFrom $12.25
Distance33 miles (53 km)
Frequency56 trains per day
First train04:27
Last train23:27
Departure stationGent-Sint-Pieters
Arrival stationAntwerp
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCB, Flixbus

Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp train times

Check out the next trains departing from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp for Tuesday Oct 11th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:27 12:23 56m, direct
11:53 12:54 1h 1m, direct
12:11 13:09 58m, direct
12:27 13:23 56m, direct
12:53 13:54 1h 1m, direct
13:11 14:10 59m, direct
13:27 14:23 56m, direct
13:53 14:54 1h 1m, direct
14:11 15:10 59m, direct
14:27 15:23 56m, direct

SNCB trains from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp

You can travel from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp on SNCB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoMPW57, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium, with services that include national (Intercity) and regional (Local) express trains. All SNCB trains come with both First Class and Second Class carriages. Belgium has one of the densest rail networks in the world. Seat reservations aren’t possible for any of the company's trains.

Cheap train tickets from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp

The price of train tickets from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp starts at $12.25 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.
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FAQs for Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp

Want to know more about your journey from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp take?

The average journey time by train between Gent-Sint-Pieters and Antwerp is 59 minutes, with around 56 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Gent-Sint-Pieters and Antwerp by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp is 56 minutes.

How much does the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp cost?

Train tickets from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp can start from as little as $12.25 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp without having to change trains. There are 53 direct trains from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp leave?

The first train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp leaves at 04:27. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp leave?

The last train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp leaves at 23:27. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Gent-Sint-Pieters and Antwerp by train?

Trains travelling from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp cover a distance of around 33 miles (53 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Gent-Sint-Pieters to Antwerp for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/11/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 09/27/2022 for travel on 09/27/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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