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There are 5 ways to get from Ghent to Dortmund Airport (DTM) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Holzwickede Re

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Bus  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Gent to Dortmund Hbf

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Bus via Ghent Dampoort  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Ghent Dampoort to Dortmund central bus station N1360b

Drive  •  3h 5m

  1. Drive from Ghent to Dortmund Airport (DTM) 315.8 km

Train, fly  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BRU - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede, Bahnhof

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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to bus which costs €22 - €35 and takes 6h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from Ghent to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to drive which takes 3h 5m and costs €50 - €80.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ghent to Dortmund Airport (DTM). However, there are services departing from Gent and arriving at Dortmund Airport via Dortmund Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 6m.

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The distance between Ghent and Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 369 km. The road distance is 315.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Dortmund Airport (DTM) without a car is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs €55 - €160.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Ghent to Dortmund Airport (DTM), including transfers.

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Ghent to Dortmund Airport (DTM) bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Gent station.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs €55 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €35 and takes 6h 6m.

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Ghent to Dortmund Airport (DTM) bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ghent to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 316 km. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from Ghent to Dortmund Airport (DTM).

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  • Distance: 368.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Dortmund Airport (DTM), Germany?

You can take a train from Ghent to Dortmund Airport (DTM) via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Holzwickede, and Holzwickede, Bahnhof in around 5h 5m. Alternatively, Sindbad operates a bus from Gent to Dortmund Hbf once daily. Tickets cost €22 - €35 and the journey takes 4h 57m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 70 79 79 79
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
https://www.belgiantrain.be/en
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
Train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €17
Website
https://www.belgiantrain.be/en
2nd Class
€16 - €17
1st Class
€21 - €24
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €50
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €80
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €80
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €120
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€90 - €120
National Express
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
https://www.eurobahn.de/en/
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €29
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
€11 - €17
1st Class Full Fare
€20 - €29
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent Dampoort to Dortmund central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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