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2 h 48 m
2 h 48 m
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It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Ghent without changing at least once.
|Distance||104 miles (167 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 18 min|
|Average train ticket price||£53 (€58)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Eurostar, NS International, Thalys or NS International | IC|
Trains from Amsterdam to Ghent cover the 104 miles (167 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 18 min with our travel partners like Eurostar, NS International, Thalys or NS International | IC. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £26, but the average price of train tickets is £53. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Gent St Pieters.
Buy your official Eurostar and Thalys train tickets to Ghent from Amsterdam from £26 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.
Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Amsterdam to Ghent train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Ghent from Amsterdam with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Thalys between Amsterdam and Ghent for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Thalys train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Amsterdam to Ghent train with Thalys (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Amsterdam - Ghent route and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance between Amsterdam and Ghent by train is 104 miles (167 km). You can book tickets for this Thalys train for as low as £75 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Thalys tickets between Amsterdam and Ghent in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Thalys Amsterdam - Ghent train ticket online and enjoy your trip!
Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Ghent, Belgium by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 20/06/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Ghent from Amsterdam as this information can change.
Return travel from Belgium to Netherlands is: Fully open.
Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 20/06/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Amsterdam from Ghent.
Some of the Amsterdam train stations to Ghent you can start your journey from include Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Ghent include Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving in Gent St Pieters.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (916 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Gent St Pieters, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.
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