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Visit yourself... the Belgian coast

In less than one hour from Gent-Sint-Pieters main railway station, you easily reach the Belgian coast. Take yourself a day off, feel the sand between your toes and enjoy the sea in - hopefully - sunny weather. Discover all animations and events on the mentioned websites.

The coastal tram brings you from De Panne in the West to Knokke-Heist in the East. Connection every 15 minutes. (

Transport Train
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Departure at your choice
Arrival at your choice
Destination Travel time Stop Ticket Price Summer deal
Oostende 40-45' Brugge € 18,40 € 15,00
Blankenberge 41-53' Brugge € 16,60 € 15,00
Knokke-Heist 49-54' Brugge € 18,40 € 15,00
De Panne 1h18' Veurne € 25,00 € 15,00
Ticket prices from Ghent Sint Pieters, return travel.
You do not need to change train.
Summer deal only available on week days. Return travel can start at another railway station.
Special tariffs for young people (€ 10,00 return) and seniors (€ 6,00 return, departure after 09.00 h, 65+, not on Saturday/Sunday).
Information Oostende -
Three master Mercator in front of the railway station, city museum, James Ensor House... With coast tram: Atlantic Wall, Earth Explorer...

Blankenberge - /
Exciting place for families who do not like to be bored. The noisiest and most colourful town of the Belgian coast. The Pier dominates the entire beach.

Knokke-Heist -
Relax along over seven and a half miles of blond sands, shop in one of the hundreds of smart boutiques, or treat your taste buds in one of the two hundred and fifty restaurants. Not forgetting the dozens of galleries. Knokke-Heist is quite the destination for anyone who lives for life. International cartoon festival.

De Panne -
The train + 10 minutes tram brings you to the widest beach of the Belgian coast, surrounded by dunes and nature. Sail car driving, kite-flying, dune walks...

Three master Mercator (Oostende)


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