There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ghent by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Gent St Pieters Intercity / ...

$74 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus via Cologne  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 268 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne to Liège
  3. Take the bus from Liège to Ghent N84

$23 - $39

4 alternative options

Train via Liege-Guillemins  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Liège-Guillemins Ice
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Gand-Saint-Pierre Ic

Bus Eurolines DE  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Gent N84

$28 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Ghent 284.1 miles

$55 - $90

Fly, train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Gent St Pieters

$98 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ghent is to bus which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ghent is to fly and train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs 85€ - 260€.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Ghent is 366 km. The road distance is 455 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ghent, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Gent. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Gent St Pieters via Bruxelles-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Ghent, Belgium?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Ghent via Bruxelles-Nord in around 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Ghent via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, Cologne, and Liège in around 8 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
Nmbs/Sncb
Website
belgianrail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Gand-Saint-Pierre
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
belgianrail.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Gand-Saint-Pierre
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
belgianrail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
belgianrail.be
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Liège to Ghent
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Ghent
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cologne to Liège
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Gent
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$29
High
$41

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