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Journey timeFrom 38m
Price$13.29 - $13.29
Distance60km (37 miles)
Frequency38 trains per day
Departure stationOstend
Arrival stationGhent
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Ostend to Ghent train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ostend to Ghent for Dienstag 15. Okt. 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:4211:2038m, direct
11:0911:4940m, direct
11:4212:2038m, direct
12:0912:4940m, direct
12:4213:2038m, direct
13:0913:4940m, direct
13:4214:2038m, direct
14:0914:4940m, direct
14:4215:2038m, direct
15:0915:4940m, direct

SNCB trains from Ostend to Ghent

You can travel from Ostend to Ghent 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 Ostend to Ghent

Train tickets from Ostend to Ghent start at €11.50 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 €11.50.
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Ahorra comprando tus billetes con la mayor antelación posible

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 Ostend to Ghent by booking early.§

Descubre cómo encontrar billetes de tren más baratos

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.

Consulta (¡y obtén!) los descuentos y ofertas de tren del momento

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!

Utiliza tu tarjeta de descuento al comprar tus billetes de tren

Take a look at Tarjetas de descuento Renfe 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 Ostend 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 Ostend to Ghent take?

The average journey time by train between Ostend and Ghent is 39 minutes, with around 39 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 Ostend and Ghent by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Ostend to Ghent is 38 minutes.

How much does the train from Ostend to Ghent cost?

Train tickets from Ostend to Ghent can start from as little as €11.50 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 Ostend to Ghent?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Ostend to Ghent without having to change trains. There are 38 direct trains from Ostend to Ghent. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Ostend to Ghent leaves at 04:41. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Ostend to Ghent leaves at 23:07. 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 Ostend and Ghent by train?

Trains travelling from Ostend to Ghent cover a distance of around 60km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Ghent to Ostend.
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 Ostend to Ghent for a typical week day using timetable data for 15/10/2019. 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 03/04/2019 for travel on 07/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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