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Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) by train

It takes an average of 27m to travel from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) by train, over a distance of around 25 miles (40 km). There are normally 91 trains per day travelling from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) and tickets for this journey start from $10.95 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 22m
PriceFrom $10.95
Distance25 miles (40 km)
Frequency91 trains per day
Departure stationGhent
Arrival stationBruges (Brugge)
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCB

Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) for Tuesday Apr 20th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:25 11:49 24m, direct
11:31 11:57 26m, direct
11:34 00:15 41m, direct
11:58 00:20 22m, direct
00:09 00:35 26m, direct
00:25 00:49 24m, direct
00:31 00:57 26m, direct
00:34 01:15 41m, direct
00:58 01:20 22m, direct
01:09 01:35 26m, direct

SNCB trains from Gent to Brugge

You can travel from Gent to Brugge 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 Ghent to Bruges (Brugge)

The price of train tickets from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) starts at $10.95 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 Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) 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.

FAQs for Ghent to Bruges (Brugge)

Want to know more about your journey from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge)? 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 Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) take?

The average journey time by train between Ghent and Bruges (Brugge) is 27 minutes, with around 91 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 Ghent and Bruges (Brugge) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) is 22 minutes.

How much does the train from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) cost?

Train tickets from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) can start from as little as $10.95 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 Ghent to Bruges (Brugge)?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) without having to change trains. There are 91 direct trains from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) leave?

The first train from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) leaves at 03:09. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) leave?

The last train from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) leaves at 10:24. 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 Ghent and Bruges (Brugge) by train?

Trains travelling from Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) cover a distance of around 25 miles (40 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bruges (Brugge) to Ghent.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Ghent to Bruges (Brugge) for a typical week day using timetable data for 04/20/2021. 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 08/23/2021 for travel on 08/23/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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