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Trains Ostend to Ghent: Times, Prices and Tickets

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

The prices for train tickets from Ostend to Ghent vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Ostend to Ghent will cost $ 11.37. The average train ticket price is approximately $ 11.51. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Ostend to Ghent by train

Best price $ 11.37
Journey duration 1 h 6 min
Connections per day 238
First departure 06:43
Last departure 23:50
Distance 36.7 mi
Departure Ostend
Arrival Ghent
Carriers Belgianrail, SNCF, SNCB

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How long does it take to get from Ostend to Ghent by train?

The journey between Ostend and Ghent by train usually takes 1 h 6 min to cover a distance of 37.3 mi. The shortest journey from Ostend to Ghent will take you 34 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Ghent quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Ostend to Ghent leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Ostend at 06:43, and the last departure will leave at 23:50. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Ostend to Ghent can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

What are the stations on the Ostend to Ghent route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Ostend and Ghent. You can start your journey in Ostend at stations such as Eeklo, Eeklo Station Perron 9 [De Lijn], Oostende and Ostende / Oostende. These connect to stations including Gent-Sint-Pieters, Gent Sint-Pietersstation Perron 14 [De Lijn], Gentbrugge, Tronchiennes / Drongen, Gent-Dampoort, Drongen, Merelbeke, Wondelgem, Wondelgem Station [De Lijn] and Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters in Ghent. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Ostend to Ghent.

How many journeys from Ostend to Ghent take place each day?

On average, there are 238 daily departures from Ostend to Ghent. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 325 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Belgianrail, SNCF and SNCB, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 49 departures from Ostend which travel directly to Ghent. There are 189 journeys with one change or more.


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