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.
The average journey time between Ghent and Brussels is 30 minutes and the fastest journey time is 30 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 79 trains per day travelling from Ghent to Brussels. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The first train from Ghent to Brussels departs at 04:37. The last train from Ghent to Brussels departs at 23:48. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Ghent to Brussels without having to change trains. There are 78 direct trains from Ghent to Brussels. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.