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Train Thalys  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Midi Intercity / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...

$54 - $136

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Düsseldorf 280

$14 - $25

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Gent-Dampoort (Bus) to Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB

$35 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Düsseldorf 157 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Brussels, fly  •  6 h

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

$92 - $354

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen Centraal
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  4. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS

$119 - $352

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

You can take a train from Ghent to Düsseldorf via Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles Midi, and Köln Hbf in around 3 h 39 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ghent to Düsseldorf once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Gent-Dampoort (Bus) to Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$31 - $34
Train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ghent and Düsseldorf is 214 km. The road distance is 251 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Düsseldorf is to bus which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Ghent to Düsseldorf is to drive which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 28€ - 45€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gent-Dampoort (Bus) and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ghent and arriving at Düsseldorf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Ghent to Düsseldorf, including transfers.