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20 Jun
£46SNCB | IC
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£455KLM
Mon
21 Jun
£33Thalys
£11Flixbus
£282KLM
Tue
22 Jun
£33Thalys
£11Flixbus
£282KLM
Wed
23 Jun
£33Thalys
£11Flixbus
£325KLM
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24 Jun
£33Thalys
£11Flixbus
£282KLM
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25 Jun
£33Thalys
£13Flixbus
£246KLM
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26 Jun
£33Thalys
£11Flixbus
£246KLM
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27 Jun
£36SNCB | IC
£11Flixbus
£170KLM
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28 Jun
£27SNCB | IC
£11Flixbus
£136KLM
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29 Jun
£27SNCB | IC
£11Flixbus
£192KLM
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30 Jun
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£11Flixbus
£192KLM
Thu
1 Jul
£27SNCB | IC
£11Flixbus
£170KLM
Fri
2 Jul
£33Thalys
£11Flixbus
£136KLM
Sat
3 Jul
£33Thalys
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Sun
4 Jul
£33Thalys
£13Flixbus
£170KLM
Tue
6 Jul
£27SNCB | IC
£11Flixbus
£136KLM
Wed
7 Jul
£27SNCB | IC
£12Flixbus
£170KLM
Thu
8 Jul
£27SNCB | IC
£13Flixbus
£151KLM
Fri
9 Jul
£33Thalys
£13Flixbus
£151KLM

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Travel from Ghent to Amsterdam
Travel to Amsterdam easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Ghent to Amsterdam.
FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Amsterdam, Netherlands if I’m coming from Ghent, Belgium?

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

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Ghent restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Ghent?

Entry Requirements:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands 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 16/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Ghent to Amsterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

The restriction level for your return to Ghent, Belgium from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Ghent from Amsterdam restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Ghent from Amsterdam?

Conditions of reentry 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 16/06/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Ghent from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel to Amsterdam from Ghent?

There are 2 ways to get from Ghent to Amsterdam: coach or train.

How far is it from Ghent to Amsterdam?

The Ghent to Amsterdam distance is approximately 104 miles (167 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Ghent and in Amsterdam?

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

  • Coaches from Ghent to Amsterdam most often leave from Ghent and arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Trains most often depart from Ghent at Gent St Pieters and arrive in Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies can take me from Ghent to Amsterdam?

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

  • KLM can take you to Amsterdam by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for KLM from Ghent to Amsterdam for £133.
  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Ghent to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for £13.
  • NS International can take you to Amsterdam by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for NS International from Ghent to Amsterdam for £35.
Is it possible to travel directly between Ghent and Amsterdam?

Yes, there are direct services available between Ghent and Amsterdam with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights with KLM.
  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus or Union Ivkoni International.

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

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

Before travelling from Ghent to Amsterdam, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £133 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £13 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £35 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Ghent to Amsterdam tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Ghent and Amsterdam?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Ghent to Amsterdam, which costs on average £13.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

A coach is generally £120 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £133 from Ghent to Amsterdam.

A coach is £22 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Ghent to Amsterdam costing on average £35.

What is the fastest way to get to Amsterdam from Ghent?

The quickest way to travel between Ghent and Amsterdam is by flight, which takes on average 55 min  compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by coach can take on average 3 h.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 17 min  on average.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ghent
Amsterdam
Gent Station Sint-pieters, Sint-denijslaan Kiss+ride Zone
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Gent St Pieters
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