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Train Information to Ghent from Amsterdam

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$51 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC

Trains from Amsterdam to Ghent cover the 104 miles (167 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like NS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $51 (€42), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $35 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Train providers

Travel with Thalys and Eurostar between Amsterdam and Ghent

You can travel by train from Amsterdam to Ghent with Thalys and Eurostar for as low as $35 (€29). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Thalys
Eurostar

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

Thalys tickets between Amsterdam and Ghent are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with Thalys to Ghent from Amsterdam all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Thalys train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 104 miles (167 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the Thalys train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Amsterdam to Ghent routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Thalys Amsterdam to Ghent train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Thalys train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Ghent with Thalys!

    Thalys' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train to Ghent from Amsterdam are the following:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

    Travel Tips

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    FAQs
    What are the travel restrictions for Ghent, Belgium if I'm coming from Amsterdam, Netherlands by train?

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

    Is international entry into Ghent from Amsterdam restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • 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

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

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

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

    The above information was last checked on 12/1/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Amsterdam to Ghent closer to your date of departure here

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Ghent, Belgium to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

    Is my return train into Amsterdam from Ghent restricted?

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

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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

    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: Mandatory

    Last checked on 12/1/21. 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.

    How much does a cheap train between Amsterdam and Ghent cost?
    Train tickets from Amsterdam to Ghent for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $35 (€29)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket to Ghent from Amsterdam?
    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Amsterdam to Ghent train to cost on average $51 (€42)  one way.
    What is the distance between Amsterdam and Ghent by train?
    The Amsterdam to Ghent train distance is approximately 104 miles (167 km).
    How long is the train between Amsterdam and Ghent?
    While the time it takes to travel 104 miles (167 km) from Amsterdam to Ghent can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Amsterdam to Ghent train journey time is on average 3 h 5 min.
    Which train station from Amsterdam to Ghent do I depart from? Which Ghent train station from Amsterdam do I arrive in?

    When departing from Amsterdam, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. When arriving in Ghent, you can end your journey in train stations like Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort.

    Omio customers book a train from Amsterdam Centraal   to Gent St Pieters   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the departure train station in Amsterdam located? Where is the arrival train station in Ghent located?

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0.6 miles (916 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Ghent most often arrive at Gent St Pieters and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city center.

    What train providers offer a service between Amsterdam and Ghent?
    If you're looking for trains from Amsterdam to Ghent, you can rely on NS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC to get you to Ghent. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Amsterdam to Ghent trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    How many train services are there to Ghent from Amsterdam a day?
    The average number of trains departing Amsterdam for Ghent is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When is the earliest train from Amsterdam to Ghent? When is the last train from Amsterdam to Ghent?
    You can take the earliest train from Amsterdam to Ghent at 7: 25 AM   or take the last train from Amsterdam to Ghent leaving at 4: 45 PM. Look for the latest Amsterdam to Ghent train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
    How early should I buy Amsterdam to Ghent train tickets to get the best deals?
    If you book a train ticket from Amsterdam to Ghent within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $51 (€42) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Amsterdam and Ghent are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    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.
    Amenities at station
    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