Ghent is about 45 minutes away from Brussels Airport, Belgium's national airport in Zaventem. The airport has its own train station, Brussels-Airport-Zaventem, which offers a direct connection to Ghent. The train station is located underneath the airport and can be accessed via the lifts and escalators in the arrivals hall.
From Brussels South Charleroi airport to Ghent
Brussels South Charleroi airport is at a 70 minutes’ drive from Ghent. A shuttle bus drives from the airport of Charleroi to Bruges via Ghent nine times a day.
Railway stations: Gent Sint Pieters & Gent Dampoort
If you travel to Belgium via the European high-speed train network, you can transfer to a train to Ghent at the station of Bruxelles-Midi, Antwerp or Lille (France).
When in Ghent:
- A walk in the historic centre, visiting musea and admire the world-famous masterpiece—the Mystic Lamb by the Van Eyck brothers, enjoying this ecofriendly city by eating vegetarian? Here you can find some must see/do things.
- Would you like to discover Ghent by bike? There are many organisations in the city from which you can rent bikes
- All measures against the spread of COVID, can be found here