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from Maastricht to Ghent

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

Our recommendation

To get from Maastricht to Ghent on Oct 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:48AMMaastricht2h18 11:06AMGhent St Pieters
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$301One-way
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09:48AMMaastricht2h18 12:06PMGhent St Pieters
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10:48AMMaastricht2h44 01:32PMGhent St Pieters
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Tue
Oct 19
$30NS International
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Wed
Oct 20
$30NS International
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Sat
Oct 23
$14NS International
$35Flixbus
Sun
Oct 24
$30NS International
$37Flixbus

Travel Information between Maastricht and Ghent

distanceDistance86 miles (139 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€14) • 3 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€24) • 2 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCB | IC

Take a bus or train to travel 86 miles (139 km) to Ghent from Maastricht. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCB | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Maastricht to Ghent.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Maastricht, Netherlands to Ghent, Belgium?

Travel from Maastricht, Netherlands to Ghent, Belgium is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Ghent from Maastricht restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Ghent, Belgium from Maastricht?

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 10/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Ghent from Maastricht closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Maastricht, Netherlands from Ghent, Belgium?

Return travel to Maastricht, Netherlands from Belgium is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Belgium?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • 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
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Maastricht, Netherlands was last verified on 10/17/21. 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 Maastricht from Ghent.

How do I go from Maastricht to Ghent?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Ghent from Maastricht. You can take a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel to Ghent from Maastricht is by taking a bus with an average price of $17 (€14).

This is compared to other travel options to Ghent:

A bus is generally $13 (€11) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $30 (€24) from Maastricht to Ghent.

What is the fastest way from Maastricht to Ghent?

The fastest way from Maastricht to Ghent is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 13 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 25 min.

How far is it from Maastricht to Ghent?

Ghent is approximately 86 miles (139 km) away from Maastricht.

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

The average frequency per day from Maastricht to Ghent is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Maastricht, Meerssenerweg (International Bus Station) and arrive in Ghent.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Maastricht and arrive in Gent St Pieters.
Which travel companies can get me from Maastricht to Ghent?

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

  • You can travel by bus between Maastricht and Ghent with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Maastricht to Ghent tickets for $17 (€14) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Maastricht to Ghent with SNCB | IC, and you can find SNCB | IC Maastricht to Ghent tickets for $30 (€24) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Maastricht to Ghent?
Many of our customers traveling from Maastricht 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 book tickets between Maastricht and Ghent online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $17 (€14) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $30 (€24) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Maastricht 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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