How to travel from Hamburg to Ghent

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Travel Information between Hamburg and Ghent

distanceDistance317 miles (511 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$59 - $359
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $59 (€55) • 10 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $359 (€332) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Brussels Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 317 miles (511 km) to Ghent from Hamburg. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $59 (€55). 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 Hamburg to Ghent.

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Travel between Hamburg, Germany and Ghent, Belgium is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Ghent from Hamburg?

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Ghent, Belgium?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 7/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Hamburg to Ghent.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 8/8/22. 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.

There are 4 ways to travel between Hamburg and Ghent including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Ghent is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $59 (€55) compared to other travel options to Ghent:

Taking a bus is about $299 (€277) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $359 (€332) for this trip.

Taking a bus is usually $24 (€23) less than taking a train to Ghent, which costs on average $84 (€78) for the same trip.

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

Other travel options to Ghent can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 10 h   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 19 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Ghent is:

  • 4 buses a day.
  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Hamburg to 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 Hamburg to Ghent:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and arrive in Ghent.
  • Most travelers take a train from Hamburg Hbf to Gent St Pieters.

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

  • You can travel to Ghent from Hamburg by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $59 (€55) with Flixbus from Hamburg to Ghent.
  • You can go to Ghent from Hamburg by plane with Brussels Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $359 (€332) with Brussels Airlines from Hamburg to Ghent on Omio.
  • You can go to Ghent from Hamburg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $84 (€78) with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Ghent on Omio.

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

  • You can find around 1 direct bus per day and travel with Flixbus.

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

Omio customers who travel from Hamburg to Ghent often also extend their vacation to go to Brussels, Bruges or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Ghent and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Hamburg to Ghent, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $59 (€55) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $359 (€332) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $84 (€78) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Hamburg to Ghent online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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