Ghent is easy to reach by train from all Belgian and European cities and is only half an hour from Brussels South Station.

The two main stations in Ghent are:

Gent-Sint-Pieters Station
From here tram no. 1 will take you direct to the city centre, temporary stop 'Korenmarkt'
Visitors arriving in Ghent by train at the Gent-Sint-Pieters railway station can browse information at a digital 3D information point.

Dampoort Station
From here, buses 3, 17, 18, 38 and 39 will also take you direct to the city, stop 'Korenmarkt'.

From Gent-Sint-Pieters railway station you can reach the station Brussel Zuid in half an hour (by 'IC' Inter City or 'IR' InterRegio train). Here the Eurostar and Thalys high-speed trains can rush you to Paris (1½ hours) and London, Amsterdam or Cologne (2½ hours).