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from Amsterdam to Ghent

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Dec 17
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Travel Information to Ghent from Amsterdam

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $372
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€12) • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $372 (€310) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM, Flixbus or SNCB | IC

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 104 miles (167 km) to Ghent from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are KLM, Flixbus or SNCB | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Amsterdam to Ghent.

How to get from Amsterdam to Ghent

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Amsterdam to Ghent, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Amsterdam to Ghent and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Ghent, Belgium?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Ghent, Belgium is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Netherlands enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Ghent from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Ghent, Belgium?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 12/1/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Ghent from Amsterdam.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Ghent, Belgium?

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Belgium is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Belgium?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Belgium?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 12/1/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Ghent.

What are the ways to get from Amsterdam to Ghent?

There are 3 ways to travel from Amsterdam to Ghent including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Amsterdam to Ghent?

The cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Ghent is by taking a bus with an average price of $14 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options to Ghent:

A bus is $358 (€298) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Ghent costing on average $372 (€310).

A bus is generally $32 (€27) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $46 (€39) from Amsterdam to Ghent.

What is the fastest way to travel between Amsterdam and Ghent?

The quickest way to travel from Amsterdam to Ghent is by flight, which takes on average 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 35 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 18 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Amsterdam to Ghent would I travel?

The distance is approximately 104 miles (167 km) from Amsterdam to Ghent.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Ghent?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Ghent is:

  • 5 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Amsterdam and Ghent as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Amsterdam? Where do I arrive in Ghent?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Amsterdam to Ghent:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Amsterdam to Ghent depart from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) to Ghent.
  • Most travelers take a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Gent St Pieters.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Amsterdam to Ghent?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Ghent:

  • You can go to Ghent from Amsterdam by plane with KLM. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $372 (€310) with KLM from Amsterdam to Ghent on Omio.
  • You can go to Ghent from Amsterdam by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $14 (€12) with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Ghent on Omio.
  • You can travel from Amsterdam to Ghent by train with SNCB | IC. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $46 (€39) with SNCB | IC from Amsterdam to Ghent.
Can I travel directly from Amsterdam to Ghent?

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Ghent with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with with 5 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Ghent as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Ghent from Amsterdam.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Amsterdam to Ghent?
Many of our customers traveling from Amsterdam to Ghent don't make Ghent their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Ghent are Brussels, Bruges or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Ghent to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Amsterdam to Ghent tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Amsterdam to Ghent, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $372 (€310) one way.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $14 (€12) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $46 (€39) one way.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Ghent tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.