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Overview: Train from Düsseldorf to Ghent

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£27 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Düsseldorf to Ghent cover the 133 miles (214 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £27, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Train companies: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn trains from Düsseldorf to Ghent

Thalys and Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Düsseldorf and Ghent from £21. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Deutsche Bahn

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

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Düsseldorf and Ghent, check Omio for Thalys trains offering this journey. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 133 miles (214 km) route between Düsseldorf and Ghent, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Thalys trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current Thalys train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Düsseldorf to Ghent as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your Thalys train on Omio. If you search for trains from Düsseldorf to Ghent in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Thalys tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for Thalys trains from Düsseldorf to Ghent starting at £21, buy your official Thalys tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

When purchasing your Thalys train tickets from Düsseldorf to Ghent, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Düsseldorf, Germany to Ghent, Belgium?

Travel between Düsseldorf, Germany and Ghent, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Düsseldorf?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

When travelling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 16/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Düsseldorf to Ghent before travelling.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Düsseldorf, Germany from Ghent is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Düsseldorf from Ghent restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 19/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Düsseldorf from Ghent closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Ghent cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Düsseldorf and Ghent for as little as £21  in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Düsseldorf to Ghent?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Düsseldorf to Ghent train price to come in at an average of £27  one way.

What is the distance by train from Düsseldorf to Ghent?

The Düsseldorf to Ghent train distance is approximately 133 miles (214 km).

How long is the train from Düsseldorf to Ghent?

On average the train from Düsseldorf to Ghent duration is 3 h 15 min  for the 133 miles (214 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Düsseldorf and arrival train station in Ghent?

When taking the train between Düsseldorf and Ghent, you can choose to depart from train stations like Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath. Your route can end in train stations such as Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Düsseldorf Hbf   and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Düsseldorf Hbf and need to travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) 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 providers offer a service from Düsseldorf to Ghent?

For the journey from Düsseldorf to Ghent you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Ghent from Düsseldorf on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services are there to Ghent from Düsseldorf a day?

On average, there are 8 trains a day from Düsseldorf to Ghent. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Düsseldorf to Ghent?

You can take the first train from Düsseldorf to Ghent at 05: 58   or take the last train from Düsseldorf to Ghent leaving at 17: 58. Look for the latest Düsseldorf Ghent train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

How early should I purchase train tickets from Düsseldorf to Ghent to score the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Düsseldorf to Ghent within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £27 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Düsseldorf and Ghent are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Düsseldorf
Ghent
Düsseldorf Hbf is the most popular Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf for your journey to Ghent.