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Train Information from Ghent to Dortmund

distanceDistance164 miles (265 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$32 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Ghent to Dortmund cover the 164 miles (265 km) long route taking on average 4 h 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $32 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $32 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn trains from Ghent to Dortmund

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Ghent and Dortmund from $32 (€26) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect route between Ghent and Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Ghent and Dortmund and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Ghent and Dortmund by DB is 164 miles (265 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Ghent and Dortmund is $32 (€26).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains 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 trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

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Trains from Ghent to Dortmund
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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Dortmund from Ghent?

Travel between Ghent, Belgium and Dortmund, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany 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 Germany from Ghent?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, 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 12/5/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Ghent to Dortmund before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Ghent, Belgium from Dortmund, Germany?

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

Is my return train into Ghent from Dortmund restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • 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 Ghent from Dortmund closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap trains between Ghent and Dortmund?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Ghent to Dortmund trains for as little as $32 (€26)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Dortmund from Ghent on average?
The Ghent to Dortmund train ticket price is on average $32 (€26)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Ghent to Dortmund by train?
You should expect to travel around 164 miles (265 km)  from Ghent to Dortmund by train.
How many hours is the train time between Ghent and Dortmund?
On average the Ghent to Dortmund train travel time is 4 h 8 min  for the 164 miles (265 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Ghent to Dortmund, which train station in Ghent do I depart from and which train station in Dortmund do I arrive in?

When departing from Ghent, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort. When arriving in Dortmund, you can end your trip in train stations like Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.

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

Where do I find the Ghent train station to Dortmund? Where is the Dortmund train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Gent St Pieters, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Ghent. The most popular arrival train station in Dortmund, called Dortmund Hbf, is located around 0.4 miles (560 m) away from its city center.

What train providers offer a service between Ghent and Dortmund?
For the trip from Ghent to Dortmund you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Ghent and Dortmund on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there from Ghent to Dortmund a day?
The average number of trains departing Ghent for Dortmund is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Ghent to Dortmund?
The first Ghent to Dortmund train departs at 4: 38 AM   and the last train from Ghent to Dortmund leaves at 3: 39 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Ghent to Dortmund on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase Ghent to Dortmund train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Ghent to Dortmund is on average $32 (€26) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Ghent to Dortmund available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ghent
Dortmund
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 Dortmund.