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, fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 24 min

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

$103 - $296

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Hamburg  •  4 h 37 min

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

$38 - $135

5 alternative options

Train, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 54 min

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

$61 - $210

Train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Midi Ic
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$149 - $292

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 802 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin central bus station X31

$52 - $95

Bus Eurolines DE  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Gent to Köln
  2. Take the bus from Köln ZOB to Berlin ZOB

$81 - $156

Drive  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Berlin 489.4 miles

$100 - $150

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Germany?

You can take a train from Ghent to Berlin via Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles Midi, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and Berlin Hbf in around 8 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ghent to Berlin via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Berlin, Berlin central bus station, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB, and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf in around 13 h 11 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
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
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
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $25
1st Class
$32 - $36
Train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$65 - $95
1st Class
$95 - $130
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Gent to Köln
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Köln ZOB to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ghent to Germany?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Ghent to Germany?

The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Germany is to train and fly which costs 30€ - 120€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ghent to Germany?

The quickest way to get from Ghent to Germany is to train and fly which takes 4 h 24 min and costs 80€ - 250€.

Is there a direct train between Ghent and Germany?

No, there is no direct train from Ghent to Germany. However, there are services departing from Gent St Pieters and arriving at Berlin Alexanderplatz via Bruxelles Midi, Köln Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

Is there a direct bus between Ghent and Germany?

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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Ghent to Germany?

It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Ghent to Germany, including transfers.