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from Ghent to Hamburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Ghent to Hamburg on Jan 17 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:38PMGhent St Pieters7h36 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
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$841One-way
Cheapest
10:23PMGhent St Pieters13h51 12:14PMHamburg Hbf
3 changes
$541One-way
Other options
12:23PMGhent St Pieters8h51 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
3 changes
$751One-way
06:23AMGhent St Pieters8h49 03:12PMHamburg Hbf
3 changes
$751One-way
02:23PMGhent St Pieters8h53 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
3 changes
$751One-way

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Travel Information between Ghent and Hamburg

distanceDistance317 miles (511 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$41 - $130
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $41 (€34) • 7 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $130 (€107) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Brussels Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 317 miles (511 km) to Hamburg from Ghent. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $41 (€34). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Brussels Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Ghent to Hamburg.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Hamburg, Germany from Ghent, Belgium?

International travel from Ghent, Belgium to Hamburg, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Belgium?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Hamburg if traveling from Ghent?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What measures do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/15/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Hamburg from Ghent.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Ghent, Belgium from Hamburg, Germany due to COVID-19?

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

Is my journey back to Ghent from Hamburg restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • 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 with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium 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 Belgium was last checked on 1/16/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Ghent from Hamburg closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Ghent to Hamburg?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel from Ghent to Hamburg?

The cheapest way to travel between Ghent and Hamburg is by taking a train with an average price of $41 (€34).

This is compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

Taking a train is usually $30 (€24) less than taking a bus to Hamburg, which costs on average $70 (€58) for the same trip.

A train is generally $89 (€73) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $130 (€107) from Ghent to Hamburg.

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

The fastest way from Ghent to Hamburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 8 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 7 h 15 min.

What is the distance between Ghent and Hamburg?

Hamburg is approximately 317 miles (511 km) away from Ghent.

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

The average frequency per day from Ghent to Hamburg is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Ghent and tend to arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
  • Trains mostly leave from Gent St Pieters and tend to arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Which travel companies can take me from Ghent to Hamburg?

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

  • You can go to Hamburg from Ghent by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $70 (€58) with Flixbus from Ghent to Hamburg on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Ghent and Hamburg with Brussels Airlines, and you can find Brussels Airlines Ghent to Hamburg tickets for $130 (€107) on Omio.
  • You can go to Hamburg from Ghent by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $41 (€34) with Deutsche Bahn from Ghent to Hamburg on Omio.

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

Your trip from Ghent to Hamburg doesn't have to end in Hamburg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam. If you’d like to add Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam to your Ghent to Hamburg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Hamburg today!

When should I buy a ticket from Ghent to Hamburg online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $70 (€58) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $130 (€107) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $41 (€34) one way on average.

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

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