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

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Train, fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 55 min

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

$101 - $293

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Train, fly to Hamburg  •  5 h 9 min

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

$36 - $134

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Train, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BRU - TXL

$60 - $209

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid 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 - $244

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-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 - $179

Bus  •  14 h 32 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

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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Germany is to train and fly which costs 30€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Germany is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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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 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ghent to Germany. However, there are services departing from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 7 min.

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

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The best way to get from Ghent to Germany without a car is to train which takes 9 h 7 min and costs 130€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Ghent to Germany, including transfers.

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Ghent to Germany bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ghent station.

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Ghent to Germany train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters station.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Germany is to train which takes 9 h 7 min and costs 130€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 14 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Ghent to Germany.
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  • Distance: 292.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Germany?

You can take a train from Ghent to Berlin via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 9 h 7 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 32 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 13 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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 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 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 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 Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 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 / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-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

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
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 - $160
Website
bahn.de
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 Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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
Twice daily
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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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Ghent to Germany bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Ghent to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ghent to Germany is 783 km. It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to drive from Ghent to Germany.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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