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from Ghent to Amsterdam

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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
Is international travel between Ghent, Belgium and Amsterdam, Netherlands allowed?

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

Can travellers from Belgium enter Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry into 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 29/11/2021. 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 to Amsterdam from Ghent.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Ghent, Belgium from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for returning to Ghent, Belgium from Netherlands is: Partially open.

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Ghent from Amsterdam?

  • 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
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

Which rules do I need to follow in Ghent, Belgium regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Belgium must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Ghent from Amsterdam here.

How do I travel between Ghent and Amsterdam?

There are 3 ways to travel between Ghent and Amsterdam including taking a flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Ghent to Amsterdam the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Ghent to Amsterdam, which costs on average £12.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

A coach is about £148 less than a flight, which costs on average £161 for this journey.

A coach journey is usually £21 less than a journey to Amsterdam by train, which costs on average £34 for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Ghent to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 17 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Ghent to Amsterdam?

You should expect to travel around 104 miles (167 km) from Ghent to Amsterdam.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Ghent to Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Ghent to Amsterdam is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Ghent to Amsterdam?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Ghent to Amsterdam:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Ghent to Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Most travellers board their train from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Who can get 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:

  • Travel with KLM to go to Amsterdam by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find KLM Ghent to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for £161.
  • Flixbus can get you to Amsterdam by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Ghent to Amsterdam for £12 on Omio.
  • Travel with NS International for trains to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for NS International Ghent to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for £34.
Is there a way to travel directly from Ghent to Amsterdam?

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

  • You'll find direct flight services to Amsterdam with KLM.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Ghent to Amsterdam ends?
Omio customers who travel from Ghent to Amsterdam often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, London or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Amsterdam and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I book a ticket between Ghent and Amsterdam online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £161 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £12 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £34 one way.

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

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