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

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Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins Stoptrein
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Gand-Saint-Pierre Ic / ...

$22 - $32

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Ghent N84

$10 - $17

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum to Hasselt Station perron 7 45 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Gand-Saint-Pierre Ic / ...

$18 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Ghent 105.1 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Ghent is to bus which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Ghent is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maastricht and arriving at Ghent. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre via Liege-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Maastricht and Ghent is 140 km. The road distance is 168.2 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 19€ - 28€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Maastricht to Ghent, including transfers.

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

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Maastricht to Ghent train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Maastricht station.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Ghent is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 19€ - 28€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 87.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Ghent, Belgium?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Ghent via Liege-Guillemins in around 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Maastricht to Ghent twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Gand-Saint-Pierre
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$24 - $35
Train from Hasselt to Gand-Saint-Pierre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Ghent
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum to Hasselt Station perron 7
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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Maastricht to Ghent bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ghent station.

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Maastricht to Ghent train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Gand-Saint-Pierre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Ghent is 168 km. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Maastricht to Ghent.

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The nearest airport to Ghent is Antwerp (ANR) Airport which is 54.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Brussels (BRU) (56.3 km), Charleroi (CRL) (83.8 km), Eindhoven (EIN) (125.1 km) and Amsterdam (AMS) (157.5 km).

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There are 414+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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