Want to find out more about taking the train from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Ghent? Look no further.
There are around 71 trains per day running between Bruxelles-Luxembourg and Ghent, which usually take 1 hour 2 minutes to complete the 31 miles (51 km) journey. It can take as little as 56 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Ghent from Bruxelles-Luxembourg, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way. You can travel on this route with SNCB, the main train operator in Belgium, who run modern comfortable Intercity and local trains to Ghent.
You can save money on train tickets from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Ghent if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €11.20. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.
Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.
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.
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 Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Ghent by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Bruxelles-Luxembourg and Ghent is 1 hour and 2 minutes, with around 71 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Ghent is 56 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Ghent can start from as little as €11.20 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Ghent. Travelling from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Ghent by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Ghent leaves at 05:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Ghent leaves at 23:16. 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.
Trains travelling from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Ghent cover a distance of around 31 miles (51 km) during the journey.