Amsterdam to Ghent train

Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Cheapest

53

Average

67

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.

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08:28AMAmsterdam Centraal3h05 11:33AMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
531One-way
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09:28AMAmsterdam Centraal3h05 12:33PMGhent St Pieters
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531One-way
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10:28AMAmsterdam Centraal3h05 01:33PMGhent St Pieters
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531One-way
09:15AMAmsterdam Centraal2h18 11:33AMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
881One-way
10:15AMAmsterdam Centraal2h18 12:33PMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
881One-way

Train schedule from Amsterdam to Ghent

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08:28AMAmsterdam Centraal3h05 11:33AMGhent St Pieters
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09:15AMAmsterdam Centraal2h18 11:33AMGhent St Pieters
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09:28AMAmsterdam Centraal3h05 12:33PMGhent St Pieters
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10:15AMAmsterdam Centraal2h18 12:33PMGhent St Pieters
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10:28AMAmsterdam Centraal3h05 01:33PMGhent St Pieters
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Fastest train times from Amsterdam to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Fastest Journey

2 h 18 m

Average

2 h 46 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

168 km

It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Ghent without transferring at least once.

Fastest
09:15AMAmsterdam Centraal2h18 11:33AMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
881One-way
Fastest
10:15AMAmsterdam Centraal2h18 12:33PMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
881One-way
08:28AMAmsterdam Centraal3h05 11:33AMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
531One-way
09:28AMAmsterdam Centraal3h05 12:33PMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
531One-way
10:28AMAmsterdam Centraal3h05 01:33PMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
531One-way

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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Ghent

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$50 (€48)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEurostar, NS International, Thalys or NS International | IC

Trains from Amsterdam to Ghent cover the 104 miles (167 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 53 min with our travel partners like Eurostar, NS International, Thalys or NS International | IC. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $30 (€29), but the average price of train tickets is $50 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Train companies: Thalys and Eurostar from Amsterdam to Ghent trains

Thalys and Eurostar trains will get you from Amsterdam to Ghent from $30 (€29). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Thalys

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel from Amsterdam to Ghent in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train to Ghent from Amsterdam, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

    Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Amsterdam to Ghent with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

    Enjoy a smooth and easy route from Amsterdam to Ghent with Thalys! As an official travel partner of Thalys, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Thalys, compare the best routes from Amsterdam to Ghent as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Thalys Amsterdam to Ghent train ticket available today. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Amsterdam to Ghent on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 104 miles (167 km) trip from Amsterdam to Ghent with ease and comfort on a train with Thalys.

    Thalys from Amsterdam to Ghent train information:

    • Average Duration: 2 h 9 min
    • Thalys frequency: 9 a day

    Travel Tips: Trains from Amsterdam to Ghent

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Ghent 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 Amsterdam to Ghent.
    FAQs

    Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Ghent, Belgium by train is: Unrestricted.

    Can I enter Belgium from Netherlands?

    International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Amsterdam?

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

    All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Amsterdam to Ghent as this information can change.

    The restriction level for your return train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Ghent is: Unrestricted.

    Is my return train into Amsterdam from Ghent restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Ghent?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

    The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Recommended

    Last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Ghent closer to your date of departure here here.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Amsterdam to Ghent to cost as little as $30 (€29)  in the next 7 days.
    The train price to Ghent from Amsterdam is on average $50 (€48)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Amsterdam and Ghent by train to be approximately 104 miles (167 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 104 miles (167 km) between Amsterdam and Ghent can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Amsterdam to Ghent train journey time is on average 2 h 53 min.

    There are a few train stations in Amsterdam to start your trip from including Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel. In Ghent you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Amsterdam Centraal, located approximately 0.6 miles (916 m) from the city center of Amsterdam. The most popular arrival train station in Ghent, called Gent St Pieters, is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from its city center.

    When taking a train from Amsterdam to Ghent, you can count on Eurostar, NS International, Thalys or NS International | IC for the best way to get you to Ghent. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Amsterdam and Ghent and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    On average, there are 9 trains a day from Amsterdam to Ghent. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first Amsterdam to Ghent train departs at 5: 28 AM   and the last train from Amsterdam to Ghent leaves at 7: 28 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Amsterdam to Ghent on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets from Amsterdam to Ghent within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $50 (€48) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Amsterdam to Ghent a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Amsterdam
    Ghent
    Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your trip to Ghent.
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    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +31 302357822
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
    Public transit options for Amsterdam Centraal
    Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
    Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
    Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
    Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
    Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet

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