The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last bus of the day.
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9 h 11 m
Buses per day
Of the 3 buses that leave Dortmund for Ghent every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||164 miles (265 km)|
|Average bus duration||9 h|
|Average bus ticket price||$33 (€30)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus providers||Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Dortmund to Ghent cover the 164 miles (265 km) long route taking on average 9 h with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $30 (€27), but the average price of bus tickets is $33 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Ghent.
You can travel by bus between Dortmund and Ghent with Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus for as low as $30 (€27). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of bus services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your bus to Ghent from Dortmund. DB uses different types of buses such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain buses.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Travel between Dortmund, Germany and Ghent, Belgium by bus is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 7/28/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Dortmund to Ghent before traveling.
The restriction level for your return bus to Dortmund, Germany from Ghent is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 8/8/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Dortmund from Ghent closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking the bus between Dortmund and Ghent, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf, Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof and Dortmund Signal-Iduna-Park. Your route can end in bus stations such as Ghent and Gent, Ghent.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Ghent.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Dortmund Hbf and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Ghent most often arrive at Ghent and need to travel around 0.4 miles (686 m) from this bus station to the city center.
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