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from Amsterdam to Ghent

You can get from Amsterdam to Ghent by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Ghent on 18 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:25Amsterdam Airport Schiphol0h45 10:10Brussels Airport
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£3451One-way
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09:25Amsterdam Airport Schiphol0h45 10:10Brussels Airport
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06:50Amsterdam Airport Schiphol0h45 07:35Brussels Airport
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Tue
18 Jan
£44NS International
£20Flixbus
£292Lufthansa
Wed
19 Jan
£44NS International
£20Flixbus
£292Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
20 Jan
£44NS International
£12Flixbus
£292Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
21 Jan
£71Thalys
£16Flixbus
£292Lufthansa
Sat
22 Jan
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£16Flixbus
£279Lufthansa
Sun
23 Jan
Find prices
£10Flixbus
£257KLM
Mon
24 Jan
£25NS International
£10Flixbus
£200KLM
Tue
25 Jan
£25NS International
£10Flixbus
£179KLM
Wed
26 Jan
£25NS International
£10Flixbus
£179KLM
Thu
27 Jan
£25NS International
£10Flixbus
£163KLM
Fri
28 Jan
£34NS International
£10Flixbus
£179KLM
Sat
29 Jan
£34NS International
£10Flixbus
£179KLM
Sun
30 Jan
£61Thalys
£10Flixbus
£148KLM
Mon
31 Jan
£25NS International
£10Flixbus
£179KLM
Tue
1 Feb
£25NS International
£10Flixbus
£163KLM
Wed
2 Feb
£25NS International
£10Flixbus
£163KLM
Thu
3 Feb
£25NS International
£10Flixbus
£117KLM
Fri
4 Feb
£34NS International
£12Flixbus
£147KLM
Sat
5 Feb
£34NS International
£10Flixbus
£121KLM
Sun
6 Feb
£34NS International
£10Flixbus
£121KLM

Travel Information to Ghent from Amsterdam

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £130
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £130 • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM, Flixbus or SNCB | IC

Travel 104 miles (167 km) by flight, coach or train to Ghent from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are KLM, Flixbus or SNCB | IC among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Amsterdam to Ghent.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Ghent, Belgium?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Ghent, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Ghent from Amsterdam restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Ghent, 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 16/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Amsterdam and Ghent closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Ghent, Belgium due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Belgium is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Belgium?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Belgium?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 13/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Ghent.

How do I travel from Amsterdam to Ghent?

You can travel to Ghent from Amsterdam 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Ghent from Amsterdam?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Ghent, which costs on average £10.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ghent:

A coach is £120 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Ghent costing on average £130.

A coach journey is usually £16 less than a journey to Ghent by train, which costs on average £26 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Ghent from Amsterdam?

The quickest way to travel from Amsterdam to Ghent is by flight, which takes on average 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 5 min.

How far is it from Amsterdam to Ghent?

Ghent is approximately 104 miles (167 km) away from Amsterdam.

How many services a day are there from Amsterdam to Ghent?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Ghent is:

  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Amsterdam to Ghent as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Amsterdam? Where do I arrive in Ghent?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Ghent:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and tend to arrive in Ghent.
  • Trains from Amsterdam to Ghent most often leave from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Which travel operators can get me from Amsterdam to Ghent?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Ghent, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • KLM can take you to Ghent by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for KLM from Amsterdam to Ghent for £130.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Ghent by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Ghent tickets on Omio for £10.
  • Travel with SNCB | IC for trains to Ghent. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCB | IC Amsterdam to Ghent tickets on Omio for £26.

Is it possible to travel directly to Ghent from Amsterdam?

Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Ghent with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct flights per day to take to Ghent with KLM.
  • You can check for a direct coach to Ghent with Flixbus with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find 5 direct trains per day to Ghent with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Ghent tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Amsterdam to Ghent?

Omio customers who travel from Amsterdam to Ghent often also extend their holiday to go to Brussels, Bruges or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Ghent and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I book a ticket to Ghent from Amsterdam online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Ghent from Amsterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average £130 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £10 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £26 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Ghent from Amsterdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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