|Distance||104 miles (167 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 8 min|
|Average train ticket price||£48 (€54)|
|Train frequency||7 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Thalys, 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.
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.
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!
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel by train between Ghent, Belgium and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Amsterdam to Ghent is: Fully open
Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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