There are 7 ways to get from Ghent to Germany by train, plane, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train to Antwerp, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  3 h 20 min

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

$63 - $403

Cheapest option

Train to Brussels, fly to Hamburg  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM

$36 - $133

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Train to Brussels, fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA

$100 - $292

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$154 - $235

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Anvers-Berchem Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda Ic
  3. Take the train from Breda to Deventer
  4. Take the train from Deventer to Berlin Hbf

$99 - $178

Bus  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Brussels, Brussels-North station 1753
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 081

$46 - $88

Drive  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Berlin 489.4 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Germany is to train and fly which costs 30€ - 120€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Germany is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 360€ and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Ghent and Germany is 468 km. The road distance is 783 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Ghent to Germany, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ghent to Germany. However, there are services departing from Ghent and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ghent to Germany. However, there are services departing from Gand-Saint-Pierre and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 23 min.

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VLM Airlines offers flights from Antwerp Airport to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ghent to Germany.
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  • Distance: 292.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Germany?

You can take a train from Ghent to Berlin via Bruxelles-Midi, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 8 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ghent to Berlin via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Berlin, Berlin central bus station, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB, and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf in around 14 h 36 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gand-Dampoort to Anvers-Berchem
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
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $33
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Anvers-Berchem
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Anvers-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Deventer
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Deventer to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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