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Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal by train

It takes an average of 1h 02m to travel from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal by train, over a distance of around 32 miles (51 km). There are normally 56 trains per day travelling from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal and tickets for this journey start from €11.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 54m
PriceFrom €11.60
Distance32 miles (51 km)
Frequency56 trains per day
Departure stationGhent
Arrival stationAntwerpen-Centraal
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal for Tuesday 11th Aug 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
12:28 13:23 55m, direct
12:53 13:54 1h 01m, direct
12:57 14:11 1h 14m, 1 change
13:28 14:23 55m, direct
13:53 14:54 1h 01m, direct
13:57 15:11 1h 14m, 1 change
14:28 15:23 55m, direct
14:53 15:54 1h 01m, direct
14:57 16:11 1h 14m, 1 change
15:28 16:23 55m, direct

Deutsche Bahn and SNCB trains from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal

You can travel from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal on Deutsche Bahn and 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.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

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 Antwerpen-Centraal

Train tickets from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal start at €11.60 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €11.60.
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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 Antwerpen-Centraal 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal? 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 Antwerpen-Centraal take?

The average journey time by train between Ghent and Antwerpen-Centraal is 1 hour and 2 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 Ghent and Antwerpen-Centraal by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal is 54 minutes.

How much does the train from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal cost?

Train tickets from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal can start from as little as €11.60 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 Antwerpen-Centraal?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal without having to change trains. There are 41 direct trains from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal leave?

The first train from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal leaves at 04:28. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal leave?

The last train from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal leaves at 23:28. 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 Antwerpen-Centraal by train?

Trains travelling from Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal cover a distance of around 32 miles (51 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Antwerpen-Centraal to Ghent.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Ghent to Antwerpen-Centraal for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/08/2020. 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 03/08/2020 for travel on 28/08/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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