Amsterdam to Ghent train

Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Ghent

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£75

Average

£88

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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10:45Amsterdam Centraal2h48 13:33Ghent St Pieters
1 change
£751One-way
15:45Amsterdam Centraal2h48 18:33Ghent St Pieters
1 change
£841One-way
14:45Amsterdam Centraal2h48 17:33Ghent St Pieters
1 change
£1031One-way

Train schedule Amsterdam to Ghent

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 June
10:45Amsterdam Centraal2h48 13:33Ghent St Pieters
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14:45Amsterdam Centraal2h48 17:33Ghent St Pieters
1 change
15:45Amsterdam Centraal2h48 18:33Ghent St Pieters
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Fastest train times from Amsterdam to Ghent

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 48 m

Average

2 h 48 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

168 km

It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Ghent without changing at least once.

Fastest
14:45Amsterdam Centraal2h48 17:33Ghent St Pieters
1 change
£1031One-way
Fastest
10:45Amsterdam Centraal2h48 13:33Ghent St Pieters
1 change
£751One-way
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15:45Amsterdam Centraal2h48 18:33Ghent St Pieters
1 change
£841One-way

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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Ghent

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price£53 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar, 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.

Train providers: Eurostar and Thalys trains Amsterdam to Ghent

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.

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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!

    • Average Price: £75

    Travel Tips: Trains from Amsterdam to Ghent

    Travel by train to Ghent easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Ghent.
    FAQs

    Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Ghent, Belgium by train is: Fully open.

    Can I enter Belgium from Netherlands?

    International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Amsterdam?

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

    All travellers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Recommended

    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.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Amsterdam from Ghent?

    Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Ghent?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

    The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Recommended

    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.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Amsterdam to Ghent to cost as little as £26  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Amsterdam to Ghent train to cost on average £53  one way.
    The train distance from Amsterdam to Ghent is around 104 miles (167 km).
    The Amsterdam to Ghent train duration is on average 2 h 18 min, which is to be expected when travelling 104 miles (167 km) to Ghent from Amsterdam. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    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.

    For the best Amsterdam to Ghent train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurostar, NS International, Thalys or NS International | IC. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Ghent from Amsterdam to compare what amenities they may offer.
    On average, there are 6 trains a day from Amsterdam to Ghent. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first Amsterdam to Ghent train departs at 06: 28   and the last train from Amsterdam to Ghent leaves at 20: 28. Check out the most up-to-date Amsterdam to Ghent train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between Amsterdam and Ghent within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £53 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Amsterdam to Ghent a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Amsterdam
    Ghent
    Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your journey to Ghent.
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    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +31 302357822
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
    Public transport options for Amsterdam Centraal
    Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
    Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
    Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
    Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
    Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet

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