how to get there
Take care if you arrive late at night! In Belgium there’s almost no night public transport. The last trains from Brussels to Ghent are around midnight. There are almost no night buses in Ghent. You could of course take an expensive taxi (+32 9 333 33 33), Uber doesn’t work.
- A ride from Brussels takes around 40 minutes. You arrive in Gent-Sint-Pieters where you can take a train direction Antwerp, and get off at the first stop Gent-Dampoort. The ticket to Ghent is valid for both Gent-Sint-Pieters and Gent-Dampoort, so no need to buy an extra ticket.
- A ride from Antwerp takes around 55 minutes. The first stop in Ghent is Gent-Dampoort.
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already in Ghent? let’s go to De Centrale!
Google Maps works very well to check public transport in Ghent. The closest bus stop to De Centrale is Gent Stapelplein (2 min. on foot), the tram stops neary at Gent Coppinstraat (7 min. on foot). You can buy a ticket on the bus or tram (€ 3), but it’s cheaper to buy it in the railway station or in the app (€ 1,8).
There’s almost no night transport. You can call a taxi but they are expensive (+32 9 333 33 33).