How to travel from Ghent to Zurich

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from Ghent to Zurich

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

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To get from Ghent to Zurich on Jul 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:39AMGhent St Pieters8h21 08:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
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08:27PMGhent St Pieters15h39 12:06PMZürich HB
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11:39AMGhent St Pieters8h21 08:00PMZürich HB
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01:39PMGhent St Pieters8h21 10:00PMZürich HB
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01:39PMGhent St Pieters8h21 10:00PMZürich HB
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Travel Information between Ghent and Zurich

distanceDistance334 miles (539 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $427 (€382) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesCityjet or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 334 miles (539 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Zurich from Ghent. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Cityjet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Ghent to Zurich.

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FAQs

International travel from Ghent, Belgium to Zurich, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Belgium?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

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

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 7/2/22; 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 from Ghent to Zurich.

Return travel to Ghent, Belgium from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from Switzerland?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Ghent, Belgium was last verified on 6/27/22. 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 Zurich.

There are 4 travel options from Ghent to Zurich: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Zurich from Ghent is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

Taking a ferry is usually $30 (€27) less than taking a bus to Zurich, which costs on average $30 (€27) for the same trip.

A ferry is generally $427 (€382) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $427 (€382) from Ghent to Zurich.

A ferry is generally $94 (€84) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $94 (€84) from Ghent to Zurich.

The fastest way from Ghent to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Zurich by bus can take on average 19 h 40 min.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 21 min   of travel time.

The distance from Ghent to Zurich is approximately 334 miles (539 km).

The average frequency per day from Ghent to Zurich is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 2 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Ghent and arrive in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Ghent to Zurich depart from Gent St Pieters to Zürich HB.

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

  • You can take a flight from Ghent to Zurich with Cityjet. Cheap tickets can be found for $427 (€382) with Cityjet from Ghent to Zurich.
  • You can travel to Zurich from Ghent by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $94 (€84) with Deutsche Bahn from Ghent to Zurich.
Omio customers who travel from Ghent to Zurich often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Milan or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Zurich and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $30 (€27) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $427 (€382) one way.
  • A ferry ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $94 (€84) one way.

But we recommend booking Ghent to Zurich 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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