Ghent to Tournai by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
  • Distance
    52 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 23m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ghent to Tournai by train

Fast trains from Ghent to Tournai take around 1 hour, covering a distance of approximately 52 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ghent and Tournai.

1. Are there direct trains from Ghent to Tournai?

Journeys between Ghent and Tournai usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Ghent to Tournai every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 46 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ghent to Tournai?

The Ghent to Tournai train travel time is normally about 1 hour, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ghent to Tournai train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Tournai is usually scheduled to depart Ghent around 05:36 and the last train is around 23:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ghent around 06:34, and the last at 23:48.

When to book Ghent to Tournai train tickets?

Trains in Belgium usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ghent to Tournai by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ghent and Tournai?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ghent to Tournai, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Intercity
  • Intercités
  • Regional Commuter Train
  • Urlaubs-Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.