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How do I get from Brussels to Ghent by train?

How do I get from Brussels to Ghent by train?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Bruxelles-Central to Gand-Saint-Pierre every 20 minutes. Tickets cost €7 – €10 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels South to Ghent every 4 hours. Tickets cost €6 – €8 and the journey takes 55 min.

Is there a direct train from Brussels Airport to Ghent?

Is there a direct train from Brussels-Airport-Zaventem to Ghent? Yes, it is possible to travel from Brussels-Airport-Zaventem to Ghent without having to change trains. There are 36 direct trains from Brussels-Airport-Zaventem to Ghent each day.

How many days do you need in Ghent?

If you’re wondering how long to spend in Ghent, I think two days is the perfect amount of time. If you’re visiting Ghent from Brussels, you can easily book a day trip to Ghent from there.

Is Bruges or Ghent better?

Overall, Bruges in more memorable, the tourist zone is bigger with more to do, and the food is better. Ghent has one small area that is breathtaking…but it’s small and can be seen in about two to three hours. Beyond that, it’s not nearly as picturesque as Bruges. Save Ghent for your second trip to Belgium.

Can you do Ghent and Bruges in one day?

In a perfect world, Bruges and Ghent each deserve their own day for exploring. However, if you are short on time, you can visit Bruges and Ghent in one day. We visited Bruges and Ghent in one day from Brussels. It’s a long, busy day, but we loved it.

How do I spend a day in Ghent?

Ghent One Day Itinerary

  1. Start the day with breakfast at ‘Simon Says’
  2. Visit Gravensteen Castle.
  3. Take a photo at St. Michael’s Bridge.
  4. Walk along Graslei and Korenlei.
  5. Go on a canal boat tour.
  6. Have a burger at Manhattn’s Burgers Graslei.
  7. Admire the stunning St. Nicholas Church.
  8. Climb the Ghent Belfry and Cloth Hall.

Which is better to visit Bruges or Ghent?

Which is better Brugge or Ghent?

Is one day enough in Ghent?

The highlights of Ghent are its cobblestone streets, numerous chocolate shops, and quirky bars – all of which makes the town so special. Ghent is the perfect choice for travellers who don’t like touristy destinations! Regarding time, one day is enough in Ghent, even though there are plenty of things to see and do here.

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