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Duration 3h 16m
Distance 220.5 km
Average price 70€
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Amsterdam and Ghent (Station) takes 3h 16m and the fastest train takes 2h 42m. The train service runs several times per day from Amsterdam to Ghent (Station). The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Ghent (Station)
2h 29m
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27€ - 342€

Amsterdam to Ghent (Station) train times

Trains run three times a day between Amsterdam and Ghent (Station). The earliest departure is at 13:15 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Amsterdam is at 14:40 which arrives into Ghent (Station) at 18:19. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 16m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Ghent (Station). However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Ghent (Station) is 170 km. The road distance is 220.5 km.

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Amsterdam to Ghent (Station) train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Amsterdam to Ghent (Station) train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters station.

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