There are 9 ways to get from Berlin to Ghent by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

141€ - 272€

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Brussels, train  •  5h 33m

  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

41€ - 217€

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Bus  •  14h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Ghent N1325

40€ - 55€

Bus via Cologne  •  16h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB to Köln ZOB
  2. Take the bus from Köln to Gent

68€ - 122€

Drive  •  7h 12m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Ghent 779.1 km

90€ - 140€

Fly Berlin Tegel to Brussels, train  •  5h 24m

  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

52€ - 224€

Fly Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 37m

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

109€ - 333€

Fly Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 19m

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

80€ - 330€

Fly Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 37m

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

105€ - 364€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Ghent is to bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 14h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Ghent is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 5h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, Berlin central bus station station and arriving at Ghent. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Koeln Hbf and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 47m.

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The distance between Berlin and Ghent is 686 km. The road distance is 779.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 7h 47m and costs 140€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 7h 47m to get from Berlin to Ghent, including transfers.

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Berlin to Ghent bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Ghent train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Ghent is to train which takes 7h 47m and costs 140€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 14h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 686.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 47m

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

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Ghent via Koeln Hbf and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 7h 47m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Ghent 3 times a day. Tickets cost 40€ - 55€ and the journey takes 14h 30m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 310€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 310€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
19€ - 190€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
65€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 150€
Website
Thalys
Standard
70€ - 100€
Comfort
85€ - 110€
Premium
100€ - 150€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
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
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
19€ - 21€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 21€
1st Class
26€ - 30€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 16€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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 Ghent
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Köln ZOB
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 70€
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Köln to Gent
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
eurolines.de

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

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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 779 km. It takes approximately 7h 12m to drive from Berlin to Ghent.

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easyJet, KLM, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Ghent bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 398+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at 87€ 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€ - 3€.

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