The cheapest trains from Amsterdam to Ghent

Showing times and prices for 17 Sep

Cheapest

£44

Average

£63

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.

The average ticket from Amsterdam to Ghent will cost around £ 63 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 44.

Cheapest
08:25Amsterdam Centraal3h08 11:33Ghent St Pieters
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£441One-way
Cheapest
09:25Amsterdam Centraal3h08 12:33Ghent St Pieters
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£441One-way
11:15Amsterdam Centraal2h18 13:33Ghent St Pieters
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£721One-way
08:15Amsterdam Centraal2h18 10:33Ghent St Pieters
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£721One-way
09:15Amsterdam Centraal2h18 11:33Ghent St Pieters
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£721One-way

Timetable Amsterdam to Ghent

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08:15Amsterdam Centraal2h18 10:33Ghent St Pieters
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08:25Amsterdam Centraal3h08 11:33Ghent St Pieters
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09:15Amsterdam Centraal2h18 11:33Ghent St Pieters
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09:25Amsterdam Centraal3h08 12:33Ghent St Pieters
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10:15Amsterdam Centraal2h18 12:33Ghent St Pieters
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11:15Amsterdam Centraal2h18 13:33Ghent St Pieters
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Fri
17 Sep
£44NS International
£16Flixbus
£208Lufthansa
Sat
18 Sep
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£145Lufthansa
Sun
19 Sep
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£176Lufthansa
Mon
20 Sep
£44NS International
£11Flixbus
£176Lufthansa
Tue
21 Sep
£44NS International
£11Flixbus
£165Lufthansa
Wed
22 Sep
£26NS International
£11Flixbus
£161KLM
Thu
23 Sep
£26NS International
£12Flixbus
£145KLM
Fri
24 Sep
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£111Lufthansa
Sat
25 Sep
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£119KLM
Sun
26 Sep
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£131KLM
Mon
27 Sep
£26NS International
£11Flixbus
£131KLM
Tue
28 Sep
£26NS International
£11Flixbus
£119KLM
Wed
29 Sep
£26NS International
£11Flixbus
£119KLM
Thu
30 Sep
£26NS International
£12Flixbus
£119KLM
Fri
1 Oct
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£93Lufthansa
Sat
2 Oct
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£93Lufthansa
Sun
3 Oct
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£119KLM
Tue
5 Oct
£26NS International
£11Flixbus
£119KLM
Wed
6 Oct
£26NS International
£11Flixbus
£119KLM

The fastest trains from Amsterdam to Ghent

Showing times and prices for 17 Sep

Fastest Journey

2 h 18 m

Average

2 h 34 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

168 km

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

Fastest
11:15Amsterdam Centraal2h18 13:33Ghent St Pieters
1 changes
£721One-way
Fastest
08:15Amsterdam Centraal2h18 10:33Ghent St Pieters
1 changes
£721One-way
Fastest
09:15Amsterdam Centraal2h18 11:33Ghent St Pieters
1 changes
£721One-way
Fastest
10:15Amsterdam Centraal2h18 12:33Ghent St Pieters
1 changes
£721One-way
08:25Amsterdam Centraal3h08 11:33Ghent St Pieters
1 changes
£441One-way

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Train Information from Amsterdam to Ghent

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£39 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC

Trains from Amsterdam to Ghent cover the 104 miles (167 km) long route taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like NS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £39, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Train companies

Eurostar Amsterdam – Ghent

For as little as £26 you can travel by train from Amsterdam to Ghent with Eurostar. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Eurostar

Start your search for great prices on Eurostar trains between Amsterdam and Ghent on Omio. Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway operator that connects continental Europe to the United Kingdom through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with routes linking London St Pancras International to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam amongst others. Eurostar trains reach speeds up to 200 mph, so you can travel 104 miles (167 km) quickly underwater through the Chunnel train from Amsterdam to Ghent.

When purchasing your Eurostar tickets from Amsterdam to Ghent, you can pick from Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier classes. The Standard Premier class includes spacious seating with light refreshments served, while the Business Premier class offers flexible travel options, lounge access, spacious seats, priority boarding and a hot meal. Check Eurostar’s Amsterdam to Ghent train timetable and ticket offers, then choose the best price for this route. Sit back and enjoy the smooth, easy ride between Amsterdam and Ghent on a Eurostar train!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

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
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Amsterdam and Ghent?

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

Can I enter Belgium from Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 14/09/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Amsterdam to Ghent as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Netherlands from Ghent, Belgium?

The restriction level for your return train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Ghent is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Amsterdam from Ghent restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 14/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Ghent closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap trains from Amsterdam to Ghent cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Amsterdam and Ghent for the next 7 days starting from £26  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Amsterdam to Ghent?
The Amsterdam to Ghent train ticket price is on average £39  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How many miles is it from Amsterdam to Ghent by train?
The Amsterdam to Ghent train distance is approximately 104 miles (167 km).
How long is the train from Amsterdam to Ghent?
The Amsterdam to Ghent train duration is on average 3 h 5 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.
What is the departure train station in Amsterdam and arrival train station in Ghent?

Some of the Amsterdam train stations to Ghent you can start your journey from include Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. 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.

Where is the departure train station in Amsterdam located? Where is the arrival train station in Ghent located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Amsterdam.

The most popular arrival train station, Gent St Pieters, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Ghent.

What train companies offer a service between Amsterdam and Ghent?
Take the Amsterdam to Ghent train with NS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Amsterdam and Ghent as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there between Amsterdam and Ghent?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Amsterdam to Ghent. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Amsterdam to Ghent? When is the last train from Amsterdam to Ghent?
The earliest train for this route departs from Amsterdam at 05: 25. The last train leaves from Amsterdam at 11: 25. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Amsterdam to Ghent and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Amsterdam and Ghent for the best deals?
You can find a train between Amsterdam and Ghent to cost on average £39 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Amsterdam to Ghent train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Ghent
Amsterdam Centraal
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Amenities