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Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Ghent

Showing times and prices for May 30

Cheapest

$52

Average

$88

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Zurich to Ghent will cost around $ 88 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 52.

Deutsche Bahn
08:59PMZurich12h33 09:32AMGhent
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$521One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:59PMZurich15h37 07:36AMGhent
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$541One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:37PMZurich15h28 07:05AMGhent
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$721One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:59PMZurich14h34 07:33AMGhent
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$721One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:37PMZurich16h29 07:06AMGhent
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$1321One-way

Train schedule from Zurich to Ghent

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Deutsche Bahn
11:59AMZurich8h22 08:21PMGhent
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Deutsche Bahn
02:37PMZurich16h29 07:06AMGhent
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Deutsche Bahn
03:37PMZurich15h28 07:05AMGhent
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Deutsche Bahn
03:59PMZurich15h37 07:36AMGhent
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Deutsche Bahn
04:59PMZurich14h34 07:33AMGhent
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Deutsche Bahn
08:59PMZurich12h33 09:32AMGhent
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$61Deutsche Bahn
$162KLM
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$123Deutsche Bahn
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Jun 4
$77Deutsche Bahn
$300KLM Cityhopper

Fastest train times from Zurich to Ghent

Showing times and prices for May 30

Fastest Journey

8 h 22 m

Average

13 h 50 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

539 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Zurich for Ghent every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 539 km distance in an average of 13 h 50 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 22 m .

The slowest trains will take 16 h 29 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Deutsche Bahn
11:59AMZurich8h22 08:21PMGhent
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$1451One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:59PMZurich12h33 09:32AMGhent
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$521One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:59PMZurich14h34 07:33AMGhent
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$721One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:37PMZurich15h28 07:05AMGhent
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$721One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:59PMZurich15h37 07:36AMGhent
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$541One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Ghent

distanceDistance334 miles (539 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$90 (€79)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Ghent cover the 334 miles (539 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 12 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $90 (€79), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $61 (€54). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Ghent trains

Travel from Zurich to Ghent from $61 (€54) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Zurich to Ghent train.

  • Average Price: $61

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket to Ghent from Zurich:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Ghent

Travel by train to Ghent 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 Zurich to Ghent.
FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Zurich and Ghent?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Ghent, Belgium by train is: Fully open.

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

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 5/26/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Zurich to Ghent before traveling.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Ghent is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Zurich from Ghent restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Ghent?

Conditions of reentry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

  • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 5/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Ghent closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap trains from Zurich to Ghent?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Zurich and Ghent for the next 7 days starting from $61 (€54)  one way.

How much is a train ticket between Zurich and Ghent?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Zurich to Ghent train to cost on average $90 (€79)  one way.

How many miles is it from Zurich to Ghent by train?

The train distance from Zurich to Ghent is around 334 miles (539 km).

How long is a train between Zurich and Ghent on average?

The Zurich to Ghent train duration is on average 8 h 12 min, which is to be expected when traveling 334 miles (539 km) from Zurich to Ghent. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Which train station from Zurich to Ghent do I depart from? Which Ghent train station from Zurich do I arrive in?

Some of the Zurich train stations to Ghent you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Ghent include Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort.

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

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Zürich HB, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Ghent, called Gent St Pieters, is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from its city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Zurich to Ghent?

When taking a train from Zurich to Ghent, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Ghent. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Zurich and Ghent and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services are there from Zurich to Ghent a day?

The average number of trains departing Zurich for Ghent is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Zurich to Ghent? When is the last train from Zurich to Ghent?

The first Zurich to Ghent train departs at 4: 59 AM   and the last train from Zurich to Ghent leaves at 11: 08 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Zurich to Ghent on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Ghent from Zurich for the best deals?

You can find trains to Ghent from Zurich to cost on average $90 (€79) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Zurich to Ghent train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Ghent
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Ghent.