You can get from Cologne to Ghent by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Ghent on Feb 05 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||140 miles (226 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$11 - $49|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $11 (€10) • 5 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $49 (€42) • 2 h 36 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 140 miles (226 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Ghent from Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Ghent.
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Ghent, Belgium is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of entry into Belgium:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 1/9/23. 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 between Cologne and Ghent.
Return travel to Cologne, Germany from Belgium is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.
Requirements for reentering Germany:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Cologne, Germany was last verified on 1/24/23. 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 Cologne from Ghent.
There are 4 ways to get from Cologne to Ghent: bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Ghent from Cologne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $11 (€10).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Ghent:
Taking a bus is about $37 (€33) less than taking a train, which costs on average $49 (€42) for this journey.
The quickest way to travel between Cologne and Ghent is by train, which takes on average 2 h 36 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 45 min on average.
The distance is approximately 140 miles (226 km) from Cologne to Ghent.
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Ghent is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Ghent from Cologne as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cologne to Ghent:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Ghent, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Before traveling from Cologne to Ghent, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Cologne to Ghent tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.