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Charleroi to Ghent by train

The journey from Charleroi to Ghent by train is 54.47 mi and takes 1 hr 30 min. There are 25 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:25 AM and the last at 10:05 PM. It is possible to travel from Charleroi to Ghent by train for as little as $23.81 or as much as $25.38. The best price for this journey is $23.81.

Lowest Price$23.81
Journey Duration1 hr 30 min
Connection per Day25
Lowest Price$23.81
Highest Price$25.38
First Departure4:25 AM
Last Departure10:05 PM
Distance54.47 mi
DepartureCharleroi
ArrivalGhent
CarriersDB - Intercity, Regional

Charleroi to Ghent Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Charleroi to Ghent?

Prices will vary when you travel from Charleroi to Ghent. On average, though, you'll pay about $24.77 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $23.81, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Charleroi to Ghent. On average, though, you'll pay about $24.77 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Charleroi to Ghent by train?

With a distance of 54.47 mi between Charleroi and Ghent, it will usually take 1 hr 30 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 1 hr 30 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from Charleroi to Ghent covers a distance of 54.47 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 hr 30 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 1 hr 26 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Charleroi to Ghent faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

Which stations can I use on the Charleroi to Ghent route?

You can depart from Charleroi at stations such as . At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Ghent at the following stations: . Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Charleroi and Ghent. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Charleroi leave for Ghent?

The exact number of journeys from Charleroi to Ghent can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 25 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Charleroi to Ghent. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Charleroi to Ghent varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 25 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Charleroi to Ghent. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Charleroi to Ghent.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Charleroi to Ghent, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Charleroi to Ghent.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $20.83 to $25.39 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 18% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Charleroi to Ghent

The cheapest Charleroi - Ghent train tickets can be found for as low as $20.95 if you’re lucky, or $21.81 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $25.15.

Find the best day to travel to Ghent by train

When travelling to Ghent by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Charleroi to Ghent

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by DB - Intercity when traveling from Charleroi to Ghent.

Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

In the First Class of SBB Intercity, you can benefit from personal power socket, more comfortable seats, and larger luggage space. Some IC trains also offer quiet zones and business areas.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board DB - Intercity and Regional from Charleroi to Ghent
Compare services on board when travelling from Charleroi to Ghent by train.
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Charleroi to Ghent CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
6.14kg
Bus
6.57kg
Flight
17.53kg
Car
14.03kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Charleroi to Ghent by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Charleroi and Ghent are 6.14kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Charleroi and Ghent? By taking the train between Charleroi and Ghent you will save 11.39kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.43kg compared to a bus and 7.89kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Charleroi to Ghent?
A train ticket from Charleroi to Ghent is $24.77. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $23.81.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Charleroi to Ghent?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Charleroi to Ghent is $23.81. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Charleroi and Ghent by train?
Charleroi to Ghent is 54.47 mi.
How long does the train between Charleroi and Ghent take?
Charleroi to Ghent is on average 1 hr 30 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 26 min.
Which companies operate from Charleroi to Ghent?
The train journey from Charleroi to Ghent is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - Intercity and Regional.
How many train connections per day go from Charleroi to Ghent?
Charleroi to Ghent has 25 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Charleroi to Ghent leave?
The earliest train from Charleroi to Ghent departs at 4:25 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Charleroi to Ghent depart?
The latest train from Charleroi to Ghent departs at 10:05 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Charleroi to Ghent in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $23.81 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Charleroi to Ghent?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Charleroi to go to Ghent. You can go from Charleroi Sud, Marchienne-Zone, Marchienne au Pont and Roux and you can arrive at Ghent St Pieters, Ghent-Dampoort and Merelbeke.
What's the fastest journey time between Charleroi to Ghent by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Charleroi and Ghent is 1 hr 26 min.
Is there a direct train from Charleroi to Ghent?
Yes, there is a direct train between Charleroi and Ghent.
What are the CO2 emissions for Charleroi to Ghent by train?
The train journey from Charleroi to Ghent creates 6.14kg of CO2 emissions.

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