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There are 10 ways to get from Ghent to Hvar by train, plane, ferry, bus, night train 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 Brussels, fly, line 9608 ferry  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Split (SPU) BRU - SPU
  3. Take the line 9608 ferry from Split to Hvar

701 kn - 2.659 kn

Cheapest option

Train, bus, line 9608 ferry #2  •  34h 11m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Antwerp to Düsseldorf 280 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Dusseldorf Train Station to Split Central Bus Station
  4. Take the line 9608 ferry from Split to Hvar

634 kn - 892 kn

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Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly, line 9608 ferry  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Split (SPU) AMS - SPU
  4. Take the line 9608 ferry from Split to Hvar

871 kn - 2.582 kn

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly, line 9608 ferry  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Split (SPU) RTM - SPU
  4. Take the line 9608 ferry from Split to Hvar

1.276 kn - 3.847 kn

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly, line 9608 ferry  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Split (SPU) DUS - SPU
  4. Take the line 9608 ferry from Split to Hvar

1.158 kn - 3.177 kn

Train to Antwerp, fly, line 9608 ferry  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Split (SPU) ANR - SPU
  3. Take the line 9608 ferry from Split to Hvar

2.433 kn - 4.694 kn

Train, bus, line 9608 ferry via Stuttgart  •  25h 39m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the bus from Stuttgart Oberturkheim Train Station to Split Central Bus Station
  5. Take the line 9608 ferry from Split to Hvar

1.190 kn - 2.055 kn

Train, bus, line 9608 ferry  •  29h 33m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Split
  4. Take the line 9608 ferry from Split to Hvar

1.083 kn - 1.579 kn

Train, night train, line 9608 ferry  •  32h 16m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Meidling Nj
  3. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec
  4. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Split Ic
  5. Take the line 9608 ferry from Split to Hvar

1.521 kn - 2.127 kn

Drive, ferry  •  17h 8m

  1. Drive from Ghent to Split
  2. Take the ferry from Split to Stari Grad

1.560 kn - 2.297 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Hvar is to train and bus and line 9608 ferry which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 34h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Hvar is to train and fly and line 9608 ferry which costs 90€ - 360€ and takes 7h 48m.

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The distance between Ghent and Hvar is 1298 km.

The best way to get from Ghent to Hvar without a car is to train and bus and line 9608 ferry via Stuttgart which takes 25h 39m and costs 150€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 7h 48m to get from Ghent to Hvar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 3193+ hotels available in Hvar. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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Map of how to get from Ghent to Hvar.
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  • Distance: 1298.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 48m

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Hvar, Croatia?

There is no direct connection from Ghent to Hvar. However, you can take the train to Brussels Airport-Zaventem, take the walk to Brussels airport, fly to Split, take the walk to Split Airport, take the bus to Split, take the walk to Split, then take the line 9608 ferry to Hvar. Alternatively, you can take the train to Anvers-Central, take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, fly to Split, take the walk to Split Airport, take the bus to Split, take the walk to Split, then take the line 9608 ferry to Hvar.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 6.500 kn
Flights from Brussels to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.200 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 3.500 kn
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rotterdam to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.000 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Split via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
340 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.500 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.200 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 2.600 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.100 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Split via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
600 kn - 2.800 kn
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Brussels to Split via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.900 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.800 kn
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Split
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.600 kn
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.900 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 5.500 kn
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.400 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 kn - 3.300 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.700 kn - 2.600 kn
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Antwerp to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
2.300 kn - 4.400 kn
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
140 kn - 160 kn
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
140 kn - 160 kn
1st Class
200 kn - 220 kn
Train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
50 kn - 80 kn
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
50 kn - 80 kn
1st Class
80 kn - 120 kn
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
50 kn - 75 kn
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
50 kn - 75 kn
1st Class
75 kn - 110 kn
Train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
50 kn - 75 kn
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
50 kn - 75 kn
1st Class
80 kn - 120 kn
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
50 kn - 75 kn
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
50 kn - 75 kn
1st Class
80 kn - 120 kn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
410 kn - 800 kn
Website
Thalys
Standard
410 kn - 550 kn
Comfort
500 kn - 650 kn
Premium
550 kn - 800 kn
Train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
350 kn - 650 kn
Website
Thalys
Standard
350 kn - 480 kn
Comfort
440 kn - 600 kn
Premium
480 kn - 650 kn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
500 kn - 1.100 kn
Website
Thalys
Standard
500 kn - 750 kn
Comfort
600 kn - 850 kn
Premium
750 kn - 1.100 kn
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gand-Dampoort to Anvers-Berchem
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65 kn - 170 kn
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
65 kn - 95 kn
Rail 1st Class
110 kn - 170 kn
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
500 kn - 750 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
300 kn - 420 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
500 kn - 750 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
400 kn - 600 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
210 kn - 320 kn
Website
Railjet
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
14h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
700 kn - 950 kn
Website
Nightjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Meidling to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
550 kn - 800 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Split
Ave. Duration
22h 29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
490 kn - 700 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Antwerp to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
90 kn - 110 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Dusseldorf Train Station to Split Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
450 kn - 650 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Ferry operators
Kapetan Luka
Phone
021 / 645 476
Email
luka@krilo.hr
Website
krilo.hr
Ferry from Split to Hvar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40 kn - 55 kn
Website
Kapetan Luka
Normal
40 kn - 55 kn
Ferry from Split to Stari Grad
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40 kn - 100 kn
Website
Kapetan Luka
Normal
40 kn - 60 kn

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