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There are 4 ways to get from Ghent to Retie by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Mol Ic / ...

€14 - €23

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Bus  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the Bus from Gent to Antwerp
  2. Take the bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Turnhout Warande perron 1 410 / ...

€6 - €11

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Turnhout Warande perron 1 410 / ...

€9 - €16

Drive  •  1h 9m

  1. Drive from Ghent to Retie 112.8 km

€12 - €18

Ghent to Retie by train and bus

The journey time between Ghent and Retie is around 2h 36m and covers a distance of around 119 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 9m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and De Lijn, the Ghent to Retie service departs from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort and arrives in Retie Markt. Typically 163 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 36m
Fastest journey time:
2h 9m
Journey distance:
119 km
Services per week:
163
Cheapest price:
€14
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:36
Last service departs at:
23:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ghent to Retie train and bus schedules

Ghent → Retie
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800 14689

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Retie is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Retie is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Retie is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Retie is to Bus which costs €5 - €11 and takes 4h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Retie is to drive which costs €12 - €18 and takes 1h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ghent to Retie. However, there are services departing from Gent and arriving at Retie Markt via Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 and Turnhout Markt perron 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Ghent and Retie is 98 km. The road distance is 112.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Retie without a car is to train which takes 2h 38m and costs €14 - €23.

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It takes approximately 2h 38m to get from Ghent to Retie, including transfers.

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Ghent to Retie bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Gent station.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Retie is to train which takes 2h 38m and costs €14 - €23. Alternatively, you can Bus, which costs €5 - €11 and takes 4h 7m.

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Ghent to Retie bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Turnhout Warande perron 1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ghent to Retie is 113 km. It takes approximately 1h 9m to drive from Ghent to Retie.

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Map of how to get from Ghent to Retie.
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  • Distance: 98.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 38m

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Retie, Belgium?

You can take a train from Ghent to Retie via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem, Mol, and Mol Station perron 4 in around 2h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ghent to Retie via Antwerp, Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1, Turnhout Warande perron 1, and Turnhout Markt perron 4 in around 4h 7m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €16
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Mol
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
Train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €16
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Turnhout Warande perron 1
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Gent to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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