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There are 8 ways to get from Bonn to Ghent by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

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

$60 - $102

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Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Ghent N84

$17 - $29

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln to Gent

$47 - $67

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Bonn to Ghent 179.7 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Brussels (BRU) DUS - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters

$76 - $293

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort

$122 - $366

Fly Cologne Bonn to Brussels, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Brussels (BRU) CGN - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters

$66 - $263

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters

$119 - $326

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The cheapest way to get from Bonn to Ghent is to bus which costs 15€ - 25€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bonn to Ghent is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bonn to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Bonn Hbf and arriving at Ghent via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bonn to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Bonn Hbf and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Bonn and Ghent is 240 km. The road distance is 287.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bonn to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs 50€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Bonn to Ghent, including transfers.

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Bonn to Ghent bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport station.

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Bonn to Ghent train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Köln Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Bonn to Ghent is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs 50€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 25€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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  • Distance: 149.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Bonn to Ghent via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bonn to Ghent twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brussels via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brussels via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
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 Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.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
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Thalys
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
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 Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Ghent
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Köln to Gent
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de

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There is no direct flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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Bonn 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 Bonn to Ghent is 288 km. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Bonn to Ghent.

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Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Scandinavian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 428+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bonn to Cologne Bonn Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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