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from Hamburg to Ghent

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

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Ghent on Oct 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:46AMHamburg Hbf7h34 04:20PMGhent St Pieters
2 changes
$951One-way
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10:46PMHamburg Hbf10h50 09:36AMGhent St Pieters
3 changes
$651One-way
Other options
10:46AMHamburg Hbf8h46 07:32PMGhent St Pieters
3 changes
$881One-way
08:46AMHamburg Hbf8h46 05:32PMGhent St Pieters
3 changes
$881One-way
10:46AMHamburg Hbf7h25 06:11PMGhent St Pieters
2 changes
$1101One-way

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Mon
Oct 25
$65Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
Oct 26
$65Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$339Brussels Airlines
Wed
Oct 27
$33Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$118Brussels Airlines
Thu
Oct 28
$41Deutsche Bahn
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$287KLM
Fri
Oct 29
$41Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$224KLM

Travel Information from Hamburg to Ghent

distanceDistance317 miles (511 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $206
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $42 (€34) • 7 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $206 (€168) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBrussels Airlines, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 317 miles (511 km) by flight, bus or train from Hamburg to 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 $42 (€34). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Brussels Airlines, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Hamburg to Ghent.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Belgium due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Hamburg and Ghent?

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

Can I enter Belgium if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Ghent, Belgium due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Belgium 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 10/24/21; 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 between Hamburg and Ghent.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Ghent, Belgium?

The current restriction level for returning to Hamburg, Germany from Belgium is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Hamburg, Germany from Ghent, Belgium?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Hamburg from Ghent?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/25/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Hamburg from Ghent here.

How do I travel from Hamburg to Ghent?

You can travel to Ghent from Hamburg 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Ghent from Hamburg is by taking a train, which costs on average $42 (€34).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ghent:

A train is generally $164 (€134) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $206 (€168) from Hamburg to Ghent.

A train is $2 (€1) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Hamburg to Ghent costing on average $44 (€36).

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

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

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

In comparison, getting to Ghent by bus can take on average 10 h.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 35 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Hamburg to Ghent?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Ghent is:

  • 5 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Ghent.
  • Most travelers board their train from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Gent St Pieters.
Which travel operators can get me to Ghent from Hamburg?

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

  • Brussels Airlines can get you to Ghent by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Brussels Airlines from Hamburg to Ghent for $206 (€168) on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Ghent by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Hamburg to Ghent tickets on Omio for $44 (€36).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Ghent. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Ghent tickets on Omio for $42 (€34).
Can I travel directly between Hamburg and Ghent?

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

  • You can find 5 direct trains per day to Ghent with.

Direct services to Ghent 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 route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Hamburg to Ghent?
Many of our customers traveling from Hamburg 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 purchase Hamburg to Ghent tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $206 (€168) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $44 (€36) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $42 (€34) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Hamburg to Ghent 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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