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Train Information to Amsterdam from Ghent

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price£48 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar

Trains from Ghent to Amsterdam cover the 104 miles (167 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 8 min with our travel partners like Thalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £32, but the average price of train tickets is £48. Travellers depart most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train companies

Eurostar trains between Ghent and Amsterdam

Find the best trains from Ghent to Amsterdam with Omio's travel partners Eurostar from £32. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Eurostar

Start your search for great prices on Eurostar trains between Ghent and Amsterdam 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 Ghent to Amsterdam.

When purchasing your Eurostar tickets from Ghent to Amsterdam, 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 Ghent to Amsterdam train timetable and ticket offers, then choose the best price for this journey. Sit back and enjoy the smooth, easy ride from Ghent to Amsterdam 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.

Trains from Ghent to Amsterdam

Travellers can get from the historic city of Ghent to the bustling city of Amsterdam in as little as two hours and fifteen minutes by train. Hourly trains give passengers the freedom to depart and arrive at any time to suit their schedule, and only one transfer is required.

Which train companies travel from Ghent to Amsterdam?

On the Ghent to Amsterdam route, most trains are operated by Thalys. On weekdays, Thalys trains are the fastest, with an average journey time of less than two and a half hours. There are also some trains operated by InterCity and Eurostar. InterCity and Eurostar trains take slightly longer than Thalys on weekdays, but weekend journeys have similar durations across all companies.

How long is the train from Ghent to Amsterdam?

All trains travelling from Ghent to Amsterdam have one change, either at Brussels or Antwerp. The total journey time ranges from around two hours to three and a half hours depending on the timetable of the connecting train. Late night trains, however, can have longer transfer times of up to six hours between trains. In general, daytime and evening trains, which change at Antwerp, are the fastest.

How many trains are there from Ghent to Amsterdam?

On an average weekday, trains from Ghent to Amsterdam run hourly between around 5:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. On weekends, the first train departs later, with around one to two trains leaving every hour. There are usually anywhere from 15 to 25 trains every day.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Ghent to Amsterdam?

Departure train station:Trains to Amsterdam depart from Ghent St Pieters. Getting there takes around 20 minutes on foot, but passengers can also use Tram 1 for a quicker journey. This station has automatic luggage lockers and places to grab light refreshments.

Arrival train station:Passengers travelling from Ghent will arrive at Amsterdam Centraal, the largest station in Holland. From there, passengers can walk to the heart of the city in a few minutes or use nearby trams, buses, and metro services to get around. Amsterdam Centraal is also packed with a range of facilities, including shops, restaurants, cafes, ATMs, and luggage storage.

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Trains from Ghent to Amsterdam
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Ghent, Belgium to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Is international entry into Amsterdam 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 Netherlands from Ghent?

Entry Requirements:

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

The above information was last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Ghent to Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Ghent, Belgium?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Amsterdam to Ghent is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from Netherlands?

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • 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?

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

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

Last verified on 20/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Amsterdam to Ghent train here.

What is the price of the cheapest train between Ghent and Amsterdam?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Amsterdam from Ghent to cost as little as £32  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Ghent to Amsterdam?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Ghent to Amsterdam train price to come in at an average of £48  one way.
What is the distance to Amsterdam from Ghent by train?
The Ghent to Amsterdam train distance is approximately 104 miles (167 km).
How many hours does it take from Ghent to Amsterdam by train?
While the time it takes to travel 104 miles (167 km) between Ghent and Amsterdam can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Ghent to Amsterdam is on average 3 h 8 min.
Which train station from Ghent to Amsterdam do I depart from? Which Amsterdam train station from Ghent do I arrive in?

When departing from Ghent, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort. When arriving in Amsterdam, you can end your trip in train stations like Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

Omio customers book a train from Gent St Pieters   to Amsterdam Centraal   most frequently for this route.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Gent St Pieters, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Ghent. The most popular arrival train station in Amsterdam, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train companies can take me from Ghent to Amsterdam?
If you're looking for trains from Ghent to Amsterdam, you can rely on Thalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar to get you to Amsterdam. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Ghent to Amsterdam trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there from Ghent to Amsterdam?
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Ghent to Amsterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Ghent to Amsterdam? When does the last train depart from Ghent to Amsterdam?
The earliest train for this route departs from Ghent at 07: 02. The last train leaves from Ghent at 11: 27. Check Omio for the latest train times from Ghent to Amsterdam and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book Ghent to Amsterdam train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a train to Amsterdam from Ghent to cost on average £48 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 Ghent to Amsterdam train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ghent
Amsterdam
Gent St Pieters is the most popular Ghent 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 Ghent for your journey to Amsterdam.