Travel in Ghent

Airports close to Ghent:


Brussels International airport (BRU)

Located approximately 55 km from Ghent

Direct trains from the airport to Ghent available – more information on

The train station in Ghent: Ghent-St-Pieters station

The price for a single fare (Brussels Airport --> Ghent-St-Pieters) is €11,25.



Brussels South Charleroi airport (CRL)

Approximately 110 km from Ghent.

Regular shuttle bus goes from this airport to Ghent 9 times per day.

More information to be found on:

The bus stops near the Gent-Sint-Pieters railway station.

The price for a single ticket starts from €9 per single journey.

How to get to Ghent from Brussels International airport (BRU)?

There are direct trains available from the airport to Ghent. Another option is to take the train from Brussels airport to Brussels central station and then transfer to the train to Ghent (Gent-St-Pieters station). More information on the Belgian railway website

The train station in Ghent: Gent-St-Pieters station. The price for a single fare (Brussels Airport --> Gent-St-Pieters) is approx. € 16.

How to get around Ghent?

  • from Ghent Central Railway Station to Holiday Inn Express Hotel: Bus #65 or 67, direction Gent Arteveldepark (Gent Sint-Pietersstation perron 11  à  Gent Proeftuinstraat).
  • from Ghent Central Railway Station to Ghent University Hospital: Tram #4, direction Gent UZ (Gent Sint-Pietersstation perron 17 à Gent UZ).

All practical information about the transport can be found and dowloaded here.