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There are 10 ways to get from Berlin to Ghent by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$160 - $233

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Brussels, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Brussels (BRU) SXF - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters

$39 - $182

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Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Deventer
  2. Take the train from Deventer to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Antwerpen-Berchem
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic

$101 - $180

Bus  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Brussels, Brussels-North station 081
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ghent 1753

$48 - $89

Drive  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Ghent 488.7 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Berlin Tegel to Brussels, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Brussels (BRU) TXL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters

$60 - $208

Fly Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) TXL - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort

$121 - $341

Fly Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) TXL - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters

$101 - $233

Fly Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) TXL - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters

$116 - $243

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SXF - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort

$95 - $265

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Ghent is to fly and train which costs 30€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Ghent is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Ghent via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin, Berlin central bus station and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 46 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Ghent is 686 km. The road distance is 782 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 7 h 46 min and costs 130€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Berlin to Ghent, including transfers.

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Berlin to Ghent bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Ghent train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Ghent is to train which takes 7 h 46 min and costs 130€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 15 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 428.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 46 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Ghent, Belgium?

You can take a train from Berlin to Ghent via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 7 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Ghent via S+U Zoologischer Garten/Jebensstr., S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB, Berlin, Berlin central bus station, and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 15 h 53 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $210
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Berlin Hbf to Deventer
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Deventer to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ghent
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Berlin to Ghent bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ghent station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Ghent is 782 km. It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to drive from Berlin to Ghent.

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KLM, Eurowings, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 429+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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