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Tue
May 24
$58Thalys
$29Union Ivkoni International
Wed
May 25
$46Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
Thu
May 26
$48Deutsche Bahn
$39Flixbus
Fri
May 27
$36Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
Sat
May 28
$64Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
Mon
May 30
$44Thalys
$18Flixbus
Tue
May 31
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$18Flixbus
Fri
Jun 3
$64Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
Sat
Jun 4
$31Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
Sun
Jun 5
$38Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus

Travel Information to Ghent from Düsseldorf

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $31 (€28) • 3 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€28) • 3 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 133 miles (214 km) by bus or train to Ghent from Düsseldorf. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Ghent.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Ghent, Belgium from Düsseldorf, Germany currently allowed?

Travel between Düsseldorf, Germany and Ghent, Belgium is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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 5/16/22. 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 Düsseldorf and Ghent.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Ghent, Belgium due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Düsseldorf, Germany from Belgium is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Düsseldorf from Ghent restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Düsseldorf from Ghent?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 5/22/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Düsseldorf from Ghent closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Düsseldorf to Ghent?

There are 2 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Ghent: bus or train.

How do I get from Düsseldorf to Ghent the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Ghent is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $31 (€28) compared to other travel options to Ghent:

Taking a train is usually $14 (€12) less than taking a bus to Ghent, which costs on average $45 (€40) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Düsseldorf to Ghent?

The fastest way from Düsseldorf to Ghent is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 4 min.

There are alternative travel options to Ghent that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h   of travel time.

What is the distance from Düsseldorf to Ghent?

The distance from Düsseldorf to Ghent is approximately 133 miles (214 km).

How many services a day are there to Ghent from Düsseldorf?

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Ghent is:

  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Düsseldorf to Ghent as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Ghent from Düsseldorf, where do I depart from Düsseldorf and where do I arrive in Ghent?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Düsseldorf to Ghent:

  • Buses from Düsseldorf to Ghent most often leave from Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße and arrive in Ghent.
  • Trains from Düsseldorf to Ghent most often leave from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Which travel companies can get me from Düsseldorf to Ghent?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Düsseldorf to Ghent, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Ghent by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Düsseldorf to Ghent for $45 (€40) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Ghent by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Düsseldorf to Ghent for $31 (€28) on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Düsseldorf to Ghent?

Many of our customers traveling from Düsseldorf to Ghent don't make Ghent their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Ghent are Brussels, Bruges or Amsterdam, 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 tickets between Düsseldorf and Ghent online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Düsseldorf to Ghent, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $45 (€40) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $31 (€28) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Düsseldorf to Ghent online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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