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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 17 Sep we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:25Amsterdam Centraal3h08 11:33Ghent St Pieters
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£441One-way
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08:25Amsterdam Centraal3h08 11:33Ghent St Pieters
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£441One-way
Other options
09:25Amsterdam Centraal3h08 12:33Ghent St Pieters
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£441One-way
08:15Amsterdam Centraal2h18 10:33Ghent St Pieters
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£721One-way
09:15Amsterdam Centraal2h18 11:33Ghent St Pieters
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£721One-way

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Fri
17 Sep
£44NS International
£16Flixbus
£208Lufthansa
Sat
18 Sep
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£145Lufthansa
Sun
19 Sep
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£176Lufthansa
Mon
20 Sep
£44NS International
£11Flixbus
£176Lufthansa
Tue
21 Sep
£44NS International
£11Flixbus
£165Lufthansa
Wed
22 Sep
£26NS International
£11Flixbus
£161KLM
Thu
23 Sep
£26NS International
£12Flixbus
£145KLM
Fri
24 Sep
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£111Lufthansa
Sat
25 Sep
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£119KLM
Sun
26 Sep
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£131KLM
Mon
27 Sep
£26NS International
£11Flixbus
£131KLM
Tue
28 Sep
£26NS International
£11Flixbus
£119KLM
Wed
29 Sep
£26NS International
£11Flixbus
£119KLM
Thu
30 Sep
£26NS International
£11Flixbus
£119KLM
Fri
1 Oct
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£93Lufthansa
Sat
2 Oct
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£93Lufthansa
Sun
3 Oct
£34NS International
£11Flixbus
£119KLM
Tue
5 Oct
£26NS International
£11Flixbus
£119KLM
Wed
6 Oct
£26NS International
£11Flixbus
£119KLM

Travel Information to Ghent from Amsterdam

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £277
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £277 • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM, Flixbus or SNCB | IC

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 104 miles (167 km) from Amsterdam to Ghent. 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 £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this route 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
What are the international travel restrictions for Belgium due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Amsterdam and Ghent?

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

Can travellers from Netherlands enter Belgium?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Ghent from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Ghent, Belgium?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 14/09/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Amsterdam to Ghent.

Are there restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Ghent, Belgium due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Belgium?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • 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 14/09/2021. 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 you get 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 £11.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ghent:

A coach is generally £266 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £277 from Amsterdam to Ghent.

A coach is generally £24 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £34 from Amsterdam to Ghent.

What is the quickest way from Amsterdam to Ghent?

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Ghent is by flight with an average journey time of 45 min.

Other travel options between Amsterdam and Ghent can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 18 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Amsterdam to Ghent?

The distance between Amsterdam and Ghent is around 104 miles (167 km).

How many services a day are there between Amsterdam and Ghent?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Ghent is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route 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 most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arrive in Ghent at Ghent.
  • Trains mostly leave from Amsterdam Centraal and tend to 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 get you to Ghent by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with KLM from Amsterdam to Ghent for £277 on Omio.
  • Flixbus can take you to Ghent by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Amsterdam to Ghent for £11.
  • SNCB | IC can get you to Ghent by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCB | IC from Amsterdam to Ghent for £34 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from Amsterdam to Ghent?

Yes, there are direct services available to Ghent from Amsterdam with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with KLM with direct flights per day.
  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus with direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with with 5 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Ghent as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Amsterdam to Ghent.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Amsterdam to Ghent?
Your journey from Amsterdam to Ghent doesn't have to end in Ghent. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Bruges or Paris. If you’d like to add Brussels, Bruges or Paris to your Amsterdam to Ghent trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Ghent today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Amsterdam and Ghent online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £277 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £11 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £34 one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Ghent
Amsterdam City Centre
Amenities
Amsterdam Centraal
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
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