Final Destination: Oostende or Blankenberge or Brugge or Knokke
These trains take a north to south route across Bruxelles/Brussel calling first at Bruxelles-Nord station, before going on to call at Bruxelles-Central and then finally at Bruxelles-Midi.
So work out which would be the optimum station to head to in the Belgian capital, in order to board these trains.
The Bruxelles/Brussel public transport map is here
There are only 2 x of these fast IC trains per hour at weekends; they are non-stop from Bruxelles-Midi to Gent.
Both the double-deck and top-tier single Intercity trains are used on this route.
Mon - Fri = 3 x trains per hour
Sat/Sun = 2 x trains per hour
Book early and save: No
Tickets can be booked online up to one month ahead, but they will cost the same if paid for at the station on the day of travel.
Note that seat reservations are not available on these trains.
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If you see Gand on the electronic departure information at the station, the train will be heading to Gent.
They are also slower trains from Brussels/Bruxelles to Gent/Gand and they will stand out on the departure screens because they terminate in Gent/Gand, but they're best avoided as they're around 45 mins slower than these IC trains; and they won't be any cheaper.
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