There are 6 ways to get from Bonn to Ghent by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre Ic / ...

$55 - $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 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln to Gent

$47 - $67

Night bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bonn to Ghent N84

$18 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Bonn to Ghent 179.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Antwerp (ANR) CGN - ANR
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem to Gand-Dampoort

$63 - $481

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

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Bonn to Ghent, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Bonn and arriving at Ghent. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 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 via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Antwerp Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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  • Distance: 149.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Bonn to Ghent via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Bruxelles-Midi in around 3 h 52 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
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Anvers-Berchem to Gand-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
FlixBus
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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
Night bus from Bonn to Ghent
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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 19 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de

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