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Travel Information to Hamburg from Ghent

distanceDistance317 miles (511 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$29 - $86
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€25) • 9 h 19 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $86 (€74) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Brussels Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 317 miles (511 km) by train, bus or flight between Ghent and Hamburg. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Brussels Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Ghent to Hamburg.

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

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Ghent to Hamburg is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

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You can travel by travel from Ghent to Hamburg with Brussels Airlines, Deutsche Bahn and Lufthansa. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Ghent to Hamburg travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between Ghent and Hamburg and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Travel from Ghent to Hamburg

        FAQs: Travel to Hamburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Ghent to Hamburg.

        There are 3 options to travel between Ghent and Hamburg including taking a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Hamburg is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $29 (€25) compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

        Taking a bus costs $57 (€49) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $86 (€74).

        Taking a bus costs $16 (€14) less than taking a train, which costs on average $45 (€39) for the same trip.

        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 take longer:

        Bus takes on average 9 h 19 min.

        Train takes 6 h 35 min on average.

        The distance is approximately 317 miles (511 km) from Ghent to Hamburg.

        The average frequency per day from Ghent to Hamburg is:

        • 5 buses per day.
        • Around 8 trains per day.

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

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

        • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Ghent to Hamburg depart from Gent, Ghent to Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof.
        • Most travelers take a train from Ghent St Pieters to Hamburg Hbf.

        The following travel companies offer services from Ghent to Hamburg:

        • FlixBus or BlaBlaCar can get you to Hamburg by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Ghent to Hamburg for $29 (€25) on Omio.
        • Brussels Airlines or Lufthansa can get you to Hamburg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Brussels Airlines from Ghent to Hamburg for $86 (€74) on Omio.
        • Deutsche Bahn or SNCB can take you to Hamburg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Ghent to Hamburg for $45 (€39).

        Yes, there are direct routes from Ghent to Hamburg with the following travel companies:

        • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Hamburg with FlixBus.

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

        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, Paris, Amsterdam or Stockholm. If you’d like to add Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris, Amsterdam or Stockholm 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!

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