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Overview: Train from Rotterdam to Ghent

distanceDistance68 miles (110 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNS International, Thalys, NS International | IC or Eurostar

Trains from Rotterdam to Ghent cover the 68 miles (110 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 22 min with our travel partners like NS International, Thalys, NS International | IC or Eurostar. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $37 (€31), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $26 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Train providers: Thalys and Eurostar from Rotterdam to Ghent trains

Buy your official Thalys and Eurostar train tickets between Rotterdam and Ghent from $26 (€22) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

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Eurostar

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

One of the best ways to travel to Ghent from Rotterdam is by taking a train with Thalys. Omio helps you find the ideal Thalys train from Rotterdam to Ghent by showing you Thalys current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Rotterdam to Ghent route. You can expect to travel 68 miles (110 km) from Rotterdam to Ghent on a train with Thalys. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Ghent from Rotterdam, you can check straight away if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Thalys train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Ghent from Rotterdam!

    Thalys' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Rotterdam to Ghent 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: Trains from Rotterdam to Ghent

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    FAQs

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

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

    Is international entry into Ghent from Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • 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 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)

    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 1/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Ghent from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here

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

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

    Is my return train 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?

    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 Rotterdam, 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 1/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rotterdam from Ghent closer to your date of departure here here.

    How much do cheap trains to Ghent from Rotterdam cost?

    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Rotterdam and Ghent for as low as $26 (€22)  for the next 7 days.

    What is the cost of a train from Rotterdam to Ghent?

    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Rotterdam to Ghent train to cost on average $37 (€31)  one way.

    How far is Ghent from Rotterdam by train?

    The train distance from Rotterdam to Ghent is around 68 miles (110 km).

    How long is a train to Ghent from Rotterdam on average?

    The Rotterdam to Ghent train duration is on average 2 h 22 min, which is to be expected when traveling 68 miles (110 km) to Ghent from Rotterdam. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    What station does the train from Rotterdam to Ghent depart from? Which Ghent train station do I come into from Rotterdam?

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

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

    Where is the train station in Rotterdam? Where is the train station in Ghent?

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Rotterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 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.

    Which train providers can take me from Rotterdam to Ghent?

    For the route from Rotterdam to Ghent you can take a train with NS International, Thalys, NS International | IC or Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Rotterdam and Ghent on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    How many train services are there between Rotterdam and Ghent a day?

    The average number of trains departing Rotterdam for Ghent is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    What time is the earliest train from Rotterdam to Ghent? What time is the last train from Rotterdam to Ghent?

    The first Rotterdam to Ghent train departs at 8: 11 AM   and the last train from Rotterdam to Ghent leaves at 12: 11 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Rotterdam to Ghent on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Rotterdam to Ghent 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 from Rotterdam to Ghent within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $37 (€31) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Rotterdam to Ghent a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Rotterdam
    Ghent
    Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam 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: 00: 00 - 24: 00
    Public transit options for Rotterdam Centraal
    Subway lines: D, E
    Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
    Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
    Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar