Distance between Ghent and Brussels

The distance from Ghent to Brussels is 35 miles by road including 29 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 41 minutes and goes through Merelbeke, Melle, Wetteren, Lede, Alost, Denderleeuw and Affligem.

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Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
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Point Distance Time Fuel
Ghent 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
B401 6 mi, 08 min
Merelbeke 6 mi 0:08 08 min 0.2 gal
E40 2 mi, 02 min
Melle 7 mi 0:10 10 min 0.2 gal
E40 3 mi, 02 min
Wetteren 11 mi 0:13 13 min 0.3 gal
E40 2 mi, 01 min
Lede 12 mi 0:15 15 min 0.4 gal
E40 7 mi, 06 min
Alost 20 mi 0:21 21 min 0.6 gal
E40 3 mi, 03 min
Affligem 23 mi 0:24 24 min 0.8 gal
E40 3 mi, 02 min
Ternat 27 mi 0:27 27 min 0.8 gal
E40 4 mi, 03 min
Dilbeek 30 mi 0:30 30 min 1.0 gal
E40 N9a 5 mi, 11 min
Brussels 35 mi 0:41 41 min 1.2 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Ghent 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
B401 6 mi, 08 min
Merelbeke 6 mi 0:08 08 min 0.2 gal
E40 2 mi, 02 min
Melle 7 mi 0:10 10 min 0.2 gal
E40 3 mi, 02 min
Wetteren 11 mi 0:13 13 min 0.3 gal
E40 2 mi, 01 min
Lede 12 mi 0:15 15 min 0.4 gal
E40 7 mi, 06 min
Alost 20 mi 0:21 21 min 0.6 gal
E40 3 mi, 03 min
Affligem 23 mi 0:24 24 min 0.8 gal
E40 3 mi, 02 min
Ternat 27 mi 0:27 27 min 0.8 gal
E40 4 mi, 03 min
Dilbeek 30 mi 0:30 30 min 1.0 gal
E40 1 mi, 01 min
Berchem-Sainte-Agathe 32 mi 0:32 32 min 1.1 gal
N9a 2 mi, 03 min
Molenbeek-Saint-Jean 33 mi 0:35 35 min 1.1 gal
N9a R20 2 mi, 06 min
Brussels 35 mi 0:41 41 min 1.2 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Ghent to Brussels?

Fuel cost: 4.6 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 34.8 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.86 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Ghent to Brussels?

Driving time: 41 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 27 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 24 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 1 min
  • 3 mi with a maximum speed 31 mph = 6 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 19 mph = 4 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 12 mph = 3 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Ghent to Brussels by land?

The distance between Ghent and Brussels is 34.8 mi by road including 29.2 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Ghent and Brussels respectively.

How far is Ghent to Brussels by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Ghent and Brussels is 31.1 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Ghent and Brussels respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Ghent from Brussels by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 3 min to cover the distance of 31 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 13 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Ghent to Brussels?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 12 min to cover the distance of 31 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 14 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Ghent and Brussels?

The halfway point between Ghent and Brussels is Alost. It is located about 2 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Alost to Ghent is 20 mi and driving will take about 21 min. The road between Alost and Brussels has length 16 mi and will take approximately 20 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Lede is in 12 mi from Ghent and 22 mi from Brussels
  • Affligem is in 23 mi from Ghent and 12 mi from Brussels

Where is Ghent in relation to Brussels?

Ghent is located 31 mi north-west of Brussels.

Ghent has geographic coordinates: latitude 51.05383, longitude 3.72501.

Brussels has geographic coordinates: latitude 50.84656, longitude 4.3517.

Which highway goes from Ghent to Brussels?

The route from Ghent to Brussels follows E40.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • N9a: 2 mi
  • B401: 1 mi
  • E17: 1 mi
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