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Train Information from Ghent to Dunkirk

distanceDistance58 miles (93 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCB | IC or SNCB

Trains from Ghent to Dunkirk cover the 58 miles (93 km) long route taking on average 2 h 27 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC or SNCB. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Dunkerque.

Train companies

SNCB Ghent – Dunkirk

SNCB will get you between Ghent and Dunkirk at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

SNCB

SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train from Ghent to Dunkirk.

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SNCB has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Ghent and Dunkirk:

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

Travel Tips

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

Travel by train between Ghent, Belgium and Dunkirk, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Dunkirk 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 France from Ghent?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Dunkirk, France?

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

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 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 to Dunkirk from Ghent closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to Belgium from France by train?

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

Is my return train into Ghent from Dunkirk restricted?

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

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

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 Dunkirk closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is it from Ghent to Dunkirk by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Dunkirk from Ghent by train to be approximately 58 miles (93 km).
How long is the train from Ghent to Dunkirk?
The train time from Ghent to Dunkirk is on average 2 h 27 min  for the 58 miles (93 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Dunkirk from Ghent by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Ghent to Dunkirk, which train station in Ghent do I depart from and which train station in Dunkirk do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Gent St Pieters   and arriving in Dunkerque.

Where is the train station in Ghent to go to Dunkirk? Where is the train station in Dunkirk located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Gent St Pieters, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Ghent. The most popular arrival train station in Dunkirk, called Dunkerque, is located around 0.4 miles (683 m) away from its city center.

What train providers offer a service from Ghent to Dunkirk?
Take the Ghent to Dunkirk train with SNCB | IC or SNCB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Ghent and Dunkirk as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there from Ghent to Dunkirk?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Ghent to Dunkirk. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ghent
Dunkirk
The major railway station for departures from Ghent is Gent St Pieters. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Gent St Pieters for your journey between Ghent and Dunkirk.

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