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Duration 2h 27m
Distance 187.3 km
Average price 91€
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Utrecht and Ghent takes 2h 27m and the fastest train takes 2h 20m. The train service runs several times per day from Utrecht 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. Utrecht Centraal
  2. Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  4. Ghent
3h 12m
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63€ - 125€

Utrecht to Ghent train times

Trains run four times a day between Utrecht and Ghent. The earliest departure is at 11:03 in the morning, and the last departure from Utrecht is at 15:03 which arrives into Ghent at 17:23. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 27m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort via Rotterdam Centraal and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 12m.

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The distance between Utrecht and Ghent is 151 km. The road distance is 187.3 km.

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Utrecht to Ghent train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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Utrecht to Ghent train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort station.

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