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Antwerp to Ghent by train

It takes an average of 58m to travel from Antwerp to Ghent by train, over a distance of around 31 miles (51 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Antwerp to Ghent and tickets for this journey start from €11.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 55m
PriceFrom €11.60
Distance31 miles (51 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train10:37
Last train15:06
Departure stationAntwerp
Arrival stationGhent
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCB, Flixbus

Antwerp to Ghent train times

Check out the next trains departing from Antwerp to Ghent for martedì 29º giugno 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:06 12:07 1h 1m, direct
11:37 12:32 55m, direct
11:51 12:49 58m, direct
12:06 13:07 1h 1m, direct
12:37 13:32 55m, direct
12:51 13:49 58m, direct
13:06 14:07 1h 1m, direct
13:37 14:32 55m, direct
13:51 14:49 58m, direct
14:06 15:07 1h 1m, direct

SNCB trains from Antwerpen to Gent

You can travel from Antwerpen to Gent 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 Antwerp to Ghent

The price of train tickets from Antwerp to Ghent starts at €11.60 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 Antwerp to Ghent 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Antwerp to Ghent? 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 Antwerp to Ghent take?

The average journey time by train between Antwerp and Ghent is 58 minutes, with around 15 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 Antwerp and Ghent by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Antwerp to Ghent is 55 minutes.

How much does the train from Antwerp to Ghent cost?

Train ticket prices from Antwerp to Ghent can start from as little as €11.60 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Antwerp to Ghent?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Antwerp to Ghent without having to change trains. There are 15 direct trains from Antwerp to Ghent each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Antwerp to Ghent leave?

The first train from Antwerp to Ghent leaves at 10:37. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Antwerp to Ghent leave?

The last train from Antwerp to Ghent leaves at 15:06. 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 Antwerp and Ghent by train?

Trains travelling from Antwerp to Ghent cover a distance of around 31 miles (51 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Ghent to Antwerp.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Antwerp to Ghent for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/29/2021. 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 02/21/2021 for travel on 02/21/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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