How to travel from Zurich to Ghent

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Travel Information between Zurich and Ghent

distanceDistance334 miles (539 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$51 - $204
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $51 (€46) • 8 h 12 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $204 (€183) • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 334 miles (539 km) by bus, flight or train to Ghent from Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $51 (€46). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Ghent.

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FAQs

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

Can I enter Belgium if coming from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 5/26/22; 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 Zurich to Ghent.

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Belgium is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Ghent, Belgium?

Reentering Switzerland 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 Zurich from Ghent?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22. 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 Zurich from Ghent here.

There are 3 travel options from Zurich to Ghent: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Ghent from Zurich is by taking a train with an average price of $51 (€46).

This is compared to other travel options to Ghent:

A train is generally $22 (€19) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $72 (€65) from Zurich to Ghent.

Taking a train is usually $153 (€137) less than taking a flight to Ghent, which costs on average $204 (€183) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Zurich to Ghent is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 20 min.

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

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In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 12 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Ghent is:

  • 3 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Zurich to Ghent depart from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai to Ghent.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Zurich to Ghent depart from Zürich HB to Gent St Pieters.

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

  • You can take a bus from Zurich to Ghent with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $72 (€65) with Flixbus from Zurich to Ghent.
  • You can travel to Ghent from Zurich by flight with KLM. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $204 (€183) with KLM from Zurich to Ghent.
  • You can take a train from Zurich to Ghent with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $51 (€46) with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Ghent.
Many of our customers traveling from Zurich 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!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $72 (€65) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $204 (€183) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $51 (€46) one way on average.

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

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