The Gent-Sint-Peters Railway Station is the main rail station in Gent and is the busiest station in Belgium. The facility was designed by architect Louis Cloquet and was finished just before the World Exhibition in 1912. The facility is currently operated by the NMBS/SNCB.
Once your train has arrived in Gent, one of the best ways to explore the city is by rental car! Auto Europe can help you book a rental car with most major companies that do business in the Gent-Sint-Pieters Railway Station, as well as in downtown Gent. Clients are also offered discounted rates on chauffeur and transfer services during their time abroad.
The station is located about two miles from downtown Gent and was renovated in 2007, with the aim of making this facility one of the most traveler-friendly stations in Europe. While traveling through the station, be sure to take note of the Moorish elements of architecture that were incorporated into the building, giving it a truly one of a kind look. Passengers will also appreciate elements of medieval castles and abbey corridors with sculptures of mythical creatures. ATMs and currency exchange kiosks are located throughout and are all easily accessed by passengers during all hours of operation.
If you happen to have questions during your time spent traveling through the Gent-Sint-Pieters Railway Station, make your way to the nearest information desk. Employees working at these locations will be able to provide you with up to date train schedules, as well as address general travel related concerns. Passengers wanting advice on sightseeing opportunities and other information about Gent and the surrounding region will be able to that information there as well.
Auto Europe is now able to book hotel rooms in Gent and surrounding cities at discounted rates. There are a few choice hotels near the Gent-Sint-Pieters Railway Station including: NH Gent-Sint-Pieters, Europahotel, Ibis Gent Centrum Opera and Hotel Onderbergen. Contact us toll-free for 1-888-223-5555 for more information regarding booking a hotel room in Gent.
Telephone: 02 555 25 55 (General Information)
Address: Queen Mary Hendrikaplein, 19000 Gent, Belgium