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from Ghent to Amsterdam

You can get from Ghent to Amsterdam by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Ghent to Amsterdam on Sep 18 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:10PMBrussels Airport0h55 07:05PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$6231One-way
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06:10PMBrussels Airport0h55 07:05PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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07:05AMBrussels Airport0h50 07:55AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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10:45AMBrussels Airport1h00 11:45AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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Fri
Sep 17
$63SNCB | IC
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$623KLM
Sat
Sep 18
$48SNCB | IC
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$623KLM
Sun
Sep 19
$48SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$623KLM
Mon
Sep 20
$63SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$521KLM
Tue
Sep 21
$53Thalys
$15Flixbus
$446KLM
Wed
Sep 22
$57Thalys
$15Flixbus
$387KLM
Thu
Sep 23
$61Thalys
$15Flixbus
$387KLM
Fri
Sep 24
$49SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$337KLM
Sat
Sep 25
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$15Flixbus
$337KLM
Sun
Sep 26
$49SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$296KLM
Mon
Sep 27
$37SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$296KLM
Tue
Sep 28
$37SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$234KLM
Wed
Sep 29
$37SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$207KLM
Thu
Sep 30
$37SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$264KLM
Fri
Oct 1
$49SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$234KLM
Sat
Oct 2
$47Thalys
$15Flixbus
$234KLM
Sun
Oct 3
$49SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$234KLM
Mon
Oct 4
$37SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$234KLM
Tue
Oct 5
$37SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$234KLM
Wed
Oct 6
$37SNCB | IC
$15Flixbus
$186KLM

Travel Information from Ghent to Amsterdam

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $226
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€14) • 3 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $226 (€180) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM, Flixbus or NS International

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 104 miles (167 km) to Amsterdam from Ghent. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are KLM, Flixbus or NS International among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Ghent to Amsterdam.

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How to get from Ghent to Amsterdam

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Ghent to Amsterdam, 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 Ghent to Amsterdam 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
Is cross-border travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Ghent, Belgium currently allowed?

Travel from Ghent, Belgium to Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Ghent restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Ghent?

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 9/14/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Ghent to Amsterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from Netherlands?

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

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

Requirements for reentering 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
  • 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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Belgium 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 Ghent, Belgium was last verified on 9/14/21. 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 Ghent from Amsterdam.

How do I travel from Ghent to Amsterdam?

There are 3 travel options from Ghent to Amsterdam: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Amsterdam from Ghent is by taking a bus, which costs on average $18 (€14).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

A bus is generally $208 (€166) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $226 (€180) from Ghent to Amsterdam.

Taking a bus is usually $30 (€24) less than taking a train to Amsterdam, which costs on average $47 (€38) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Ghent to Amsterdam?

The fastest way from Ghent to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

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

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

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 17 min.

How far is Amsterdam from Ghent?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Ghent to Amsterdam is:

  • 7 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Ghent and arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Who can get me from Ghent to Amsterdam?

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

  • KLM can get you to Amsterdam by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with KLM from Ghent to Amsterdam for $226 (€180) on Omio.
  • Flixbus can get you to Amsterdam by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Ghent to Amsterdam for $18 (€14) on Omio.
  • NS International can take you to Amsterdam by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for NS International from Ghent to Amsterdam for $47 (€38).
Is there a direct service from Ghent to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can take a direct flight with KLM.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Ghent to Amsterdam?
Looking to extend your trip from Ghent to Amsterdam? Many Omio customers who go from Ghent to Amsterdam usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, London or Brussels from Amsterdam, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I buy a ticket from Ghent to Amsterdam online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Ghent to Amsterdam, 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 route is costing $226 (€180) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $18 (€14) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $47 (€38) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ghent
Amsterdam
Gent Station Sint-pieters, Sint-denijslaan Kiss+ride Zone
Amenities
Gent St Pieters
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Refreshments