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Train Information between Ghent and Rotterdam

distanceDistance68 miles (110 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$40 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar

Trains from Ghent to Rotterdam cover the 68 miles (110 km) long route taking on average 2 h 22 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC, Thalys 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 $28 (€23), but the average price of train tickets is $40 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

Train providers

Ghent to Rotterdam with Thalys and Eurostar

For as little as $28 (€23) you can travel by train from Ghent to Rotterdam with Thalys and Eurostar. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Thalys
Eurostar

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

Thalys tickets between Ghent and Rotterdam are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with Thalys from Ghent to Rotterdam 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 68 miles (110 km) journey. 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 Ghent to Rotterdam routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Thalys Ghent to Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam with Thalys!

Ghent to Rotterdam train information with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 35 min
  • Thalys frequency: 7 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Thalys train ticket between Ghent and Rotterdam:

  • 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

Trains from Ghent to Rotterdam
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Ghent, Belgium to Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

Is international entry into Rotterdam 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 Rotterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands 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 to Rotterdam from Ghent closer to your date of departure here

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Rotterdam to Ghent is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from Netherlands?

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

What are the 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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/1/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Ghent from Rotterdam here.

How much are cheap trains from Ghent to Rotterdam?
Train tickets to Rotterdam from Ghent for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $28 (€23)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Rotterdam from Ghent?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Ghent to Rotterdam train price to come in at an average of $40 (€33)  one way.
What is the distance from Ghent to Rotterdam by train?
The distance between Ghent and Rotterdam by train is approximately 68 miles (110 km).
How long is a train to Rotterdam from Ghent on average?
The train time from Ghent to Rotterdam is on average 2 h 22 min  for the 68 miles (110 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Ghent and Rotterdam by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Ghent and arrival train station in Rotterdam?

When taking the train to Rotterdam from Ghent, you can choose to depart from train stations like Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort. Your journey can end in train stations such as Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Gent St Pieters   and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Gent St Pieters and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Rotterdam most often arrive at Rotterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Ghent to Rotterdam?
For the route from Ghent to Rotterdam you can take a train with SNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Ghent to Rotterdam on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there between Ghent and Rotterdam?
The average number of trains departing Ghent for Rotterdam is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Ghent to Rotterdam? When is the last train from Ghent to Rotterdam?
The first Ghent to Rotterdam train departs at 7: 27 AM   and the last train from Ghent to Rotterdam leaves at 11: 27 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Ghent to Rotterdam on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book Ghent to Rotterdam train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets to Rotterdam from Ghent within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $40 (€33) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Ghent to Rotterdam a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ghent
Rotterdam
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 Rotterdam.