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Mechelen to Ghent by train

  • First train
    06:06
  • Last train
    22:14
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    39m
  • Distance
    54 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    52m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Mechelen to Ghent by train

Fast trains from Mechelen to Ghent take around 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 54 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mechelen and Ghent.

1. Are there direct trains from Mechelen to Ghent?

Direct trains from Mechelen to Ghent have been found.

We usually find around 31 direct trains on the route from Mechelen to Ghent every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 36 departures.

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

The Mechelen to Ghent train travel time is normally about 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Ghent is usually scheduled to depart Mechelen around 06:14 and the last train is around 22:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Mechelen around 06:06, and the last at 21:06.

When to book Mechelen to Ghent 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 Mechelen to Ghent by train.

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Which train companies operate between Mechelen and Ghent?

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

  • InterCity
  • Regional Train
  • Regionalzug
  • Stoptrein

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

Ghent to Mechelen by train

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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.