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Duration 17h 2m
Distance 1069.2 km
Average price 230€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Copenhagen and Ghent takes 17h 2m and the fastest train takes 12h 57m. The train service runs several times per day from Copenhagen to Ghent. 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. København H
  2. Hamburg Hbf
  3. Koeln Hbf
  4. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  5. Ghent
12h 12m
112€ - 320€

Copenhagen to Ghent train times

Trains run twice daily between Copenhagen and Ghent. The earliest departure is at 07:24 in the morning, and the last departure from Copenhagen is at 15:24 which arrives into Ghent at 10:21. All services require a transfer, and take on average 17h 2m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Ghent. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 12m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Ghent is 780 km. The road distance is 1069.2 km.

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Copenhagen to Ghent train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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

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There are 213+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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