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How to travel from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters? Look no further.

There are around 69 trains per day running between Lokeren and Gent-Sint-Pieters, which usually take 22 minutes to complete the 13 miles (21 km) journey. It can take as little as 20 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. You can travel on this route with SNCB, the main train operator in Belgium, who run modern comfortable Intercity and local trains to Gent-Sint-Pieters.

You can save money on train tickets from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €6.70. 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.

Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters by train

It takes an average of 22m to travel from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters by train, over a distance of around 13 miles (21 km). There are normally 69 trains per day travelling from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters and tickets for this journey start from €6.70 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 20m
PriceFrom €6.70
Distance13 miles (21 km)
Frequency69 trains per day
First train00:12
Last train23:12
Departure stationLokeren
Arrival stationGent-Sint-Pieters
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCB

Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:46 12:07 21m, direct
11:49 12:15 26m, direct
12:12 12:33 21m, direct
12:28 12:49 21m, direct
12:46 13:07 21m, direct
12:49 13:15 26m, direct
13:12 13:33 21m, direct
13:28 13:49 21m, direct
13:46 14:07 21m, direct
13:49 14:15 26m, direct

SNCB trains from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters

You can travel from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters 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 Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters

The price of train tickets from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters starts at €6.70 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 Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters 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 Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters? 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 Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters take?

The average journey time by train between Lokeren and Gent-Sint-Pieters is 22 minutes, with around 69 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 Lokeren and Gent-Sint-Pieters by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters is 20 minutes.

How much does the train from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters cost?

Train ticket prices from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters can start from as little as €6.70 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 Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters without having to change trains. There are 69 direct trains from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters leave?

The first train from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters leaves at 00:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters leave?

The last train from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters leaves at 23:12. 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 Lokeren and Gent-Sint-Pieters by train?

Trains travelling from Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters cover a distance of around 13 miles (21 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Lokeren.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lokeren to Gent-Sint-Pieters for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. 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 01/09/2022 for travel on 01/09/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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