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There are 7 ways to get from Copenhagen to Ghent by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  5h 34m

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

55€ - 189€

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Fly to Charleroi, train  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Charleroi (CRL) CPH - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters

39€ - 135€

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CPH - 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

71€ - 259€

Bus, train  •  13h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Brussels, Brussels-North station N770
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic

58€ - 94€

Train  •  14h 27m

  1. Take the train from København H to Fredericia St. Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  5. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

177€ - 267€

Night train, train  •  15h 13m

  1. Take the night train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

192€ - 285€

Drive  •  9h 44m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Ghent 666.9 miles

130€ - 200€

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Ghent is to fly and train which costs 290 kr - 1100 kr and takes 5h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Ghent is to fly and train which costs 410 kr - 1500 kr and takes 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Ghent. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Fredericia St., Hamburg Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 27m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Ghent is 780 km. The road distance is 1067.1 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Ghent without a car is to bus and train which takes 13h 44m and costs 430 kr - 750 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from Copenhagen to Ghent, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Ghent train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Copenhagen 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 Copenhagen to Ghent is 1067 km. It takes approximately 9h 44m to drive from Copenhagen to Ghent.

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  • Distance: 487.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 34m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Ghent, Belgium?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Ghent via Fredericia St., Hamburg Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 14h 27m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 340€
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 380€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 340€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
15€ - 130€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 21€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
19€ - 21€
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 16€
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 16€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
35€ - 60€
1st Class
55€ - 80€
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
65€ - 95€
1st Class
95€ - 130€
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 Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
1st Class
30€ - 40€
2nd Class
18€ - 24€
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Fredericia St. to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Night train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Copenhagen to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 85€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Brussels Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 496+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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