How to get from Amsterdam to Ghent by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Amsterdam to Ghent is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||104 miles (167 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$23 - $63|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $23 (€20) • 3 h 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus or SNCB | IC|
Travel 104 miles (167 km) by bus or train from Amsterdam to Ghent. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about $23 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or SNCB | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Amsterdam to Ghent.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $10 (€9). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Eurostar is a high-speed train company operating in Europe, connecting the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany including trains from Amsterdam to Ghent. It offers a range of services, including Eurostar e320, Eurostar e300, and Eurostar International. The Eurostar e320 is the fastest service, travelling at up to 320 km/h, while the Eurostar e300 is slightly slower, travelling at up to 300 km/h. Both services offer comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets. Eurostar International is a slower service, travelling at up to 160 km/h, but it offers a more luxurious experience with larger seats and more onboard facilities. Eurostar offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Business Premier tickets offer the most luxurious experience. The most popular routes for Eurostar are London to Paris, London to Brussels, and London to Amsterdam. All of these routes offer a fast and convenient way to travel between the UK and mainland Europe.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a travel company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the travel include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
KLM is the Netherlands' national carrier and offers two types of ticket for your travel between Amsterdam and Ghent: Economy and Business.
There are 2 ways to get from Amsterdam to Ghent: bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Ghent from Amsterdam is by taking a bus, which costs on average $23 (€20).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Amsterdam to Ghent:
A bus is $40 (€35) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Ghent costing on average $63 (€55).
The quickest way to travel between Amsterdam and Ghent is by flight, which takes on average 1 h compared to other travel options that take longer:
Bus takes 3 h 55 min on average.
Train takes 3 h 8 min on average.
Ghent is approximately 104 miles (167 km) away from Amsterdam.
The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Ghent is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Amsterdam to Ghent as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Amsterdam to Ghent:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Ghent with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Ghent tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
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