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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Ghent

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£45 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC

Trains from Amsterdam to Ghent cover the 104 miles (167 km) long journey 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 trip costs around £45, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Train companies: Thalys and Eurostar trains Amsterdam to Ghent

For as little as £34 you can travel by train to Ghent from Amsterdam with Thalys and Eurostar. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

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Eurostar

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Amsterdam and Ghent with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

It’s easy to book your Thalys train ticket to Ghent from Amsterdam online with Omio! Simply check the current Thalys train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Amsterdam and Ghent as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Thalys train tickets online. Prices for Thalys trains from Amsterdam to Ghent start at £71 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 104 miles (167 km). If you search for Thalys trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Thalys tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train from Amsterdam to Ghent. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Amsterdam to Ghent Thalys train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

  • Average Price: £71

Thalys has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Amsterdam to Ghent:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

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

Is cross-border travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Ghent, Belgium allowed?

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

Is international entry into Ghent from Amsterdam restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 16/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Ghent from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Ghent, Belgium?

Return travel from Belgium to Netherlands is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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
  • 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:

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

Last checked on 13/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Amsterdam from Ghent.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Amsterdam to Ghent?

You can find a cheap train from Amsterdam to Ghent for some dates and times for as low as £34  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Amsterdam to Ghent on average?

The Amsterdam to Ghent train ticket price is on average £45  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How far is it from Amsterdam to Ghent by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Amsterdam and Ghent via train to be approximately 104 miles (167 km).

How many hours does it take from Amsterdam to Ghent by train?

The train time between Amsterdam and Ghent is on average 3 h 5 min  for the 104 miles (167 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Ghent from Amsterdam by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station in Amsterdam goes to Ghent? Which train station do I come into Ghent from Amsterdam?

There are a few train stations in Amsterdam to start your route from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. In Ghent you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Where is the Amsterdam train station located? Where is the Ghent train station located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0.6 miles (916 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Ghent most often arrive at Gent St Pieters and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies offer a service from Amsterdam to Ghent?

When taking a train from Amsterdam to Ghent, you can count on NS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC for the best way to get you to Ghent. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Amsterdam and Ghent and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains per day are there to Ghent from Amsterdam?

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 can I take the first train from Amsterdam to Ghent? When can I take the last train for the day?

If you prefer early morning trains from Amsterdam to Ghent, the first train leaves at 07: 15. If you prefer late night trains from Amsterdam to Ghent, the last train of the day leaves at 10: 28. Omio shows you the latest train from Amsterdam to Ghent schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How early should I buy train tickets between Amsterdam and Ghent to score the best deals?

If you book a train ticket between Amsterdam and Ghent within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £45 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Amsterdam to Ghent are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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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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