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$113Thalys
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$63SNCB | IC
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$63SNCB | IC
$16Flixbus
$441KLM
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$63SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
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$63SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
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$49SNCB | IC
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$49SNCB | IC
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$49SNCB | IC
$25Flixbus
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$37SNCB | IC
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$37SNCB | IC
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$37SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$293KLM
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$37SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$261KLM
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$49SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$261KLM
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$49SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
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$37SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
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$37SNCB | IC
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Train Information to Amsterdam from Ghent

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$74 (€60)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar

Trains from Ghent to Amsterdam cover the 104 miles (167 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 8 min with our travel partners like Thalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $49 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $74 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train companies

Eurostar and Thalys trains from Ghent to Amsterdam

For as little as $49 (€40) you can travel by train between Ghent and Amsterdam with Eurostar and Thalys. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Eurostar
Thalys

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Ghent to Amsterdam train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

  • Average Price: $104

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Eurostar when booking your train tickets from Ghent to Amsterdam due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Train tickets from Ghent to Amsterdam: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 47 €
2 weeks earlier 39 €21%
3 weeks earlier 40 €18%
1 month before 40 €18%
2 months earlier 37 €27%
3 months earlier 33 €42%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Ghent - Amsterdam. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Ghent - Amsterdam 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 18% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Ghent - Amsterdam with 2 months in advance you save up to about 27% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 42%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Ghent to Amsterdam
Travel by train 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 travel by train currently allowed from Ghent, Belgium to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

When traveling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/20/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Ghent to Amsterdam before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Belgium from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel from Netherlands to Belgium is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Ghent from Amsterdam?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/20/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Ghent from Amsterdam.

How much does a cheap train to Amsterdam from Ghent cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Ghent to Amsterdam to cost as little as $49 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Ghent to Amsterdam?
The train price from Ghent to Amsterdam is on average $74 (€60)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
What is the distance between Ghent and Amsterdam by train?
The distance from Ghent to Amsterdam by train is approximately 104 miles (167 km).
How long is a train from Ghent to Amsterdam on average?
While the time it takes to travel 104 miles (167 km) to Amsterdam from Ghent can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Ghent to Amsterdam train journey time is on average 3 h 8 min.
What train station in Ghent goes to Amsterdam? What train station do I come into Amsterdam from Ghent?

When taking a train from Ghent, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort. When you arrive in Amsterdam, your train can arrive in train stations including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Gent St Pieters   to Amsterdam Centraal.

Where is the Ghent train station located? Where is the Amsterdam train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Gent St Pieters, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Ghent.

The most popular arrival train station, Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Amsterdam.

What train companies offer a service to Amsterdam from Ghent?
If you're looking for trains from Ghent to Amsterdam, you can rely on Thalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar to get you to Amsterdam. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Ghent to Amsterdam journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there to Amsterdam from Ghent a day?
The average number of trains departing Ghent for Amsterdam is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Ghent to Amsterdam? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the earliest train from Ghent to Amsterdam at 7: 02 AM   or take the last train from Ghent to Amsterdam leaving at 11: 27 AM. Look for the latest Ghent to Amsterdam train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
When should I book the Ghent to Amsterdam train for the best deals on tickets?
If you book a train ticket from Ghent to Amsterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $74 (€60) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Ghent and Amsterdam are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ghent
Amsterdam
Gent St Pieters is the most popular Ghent 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 Ghent for your trip to Amsterdam.