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

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 69 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Rotterdam to Ghent once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rotterdam to Ghent via Antwerpen Centraal in around 2 hours 6 minutes.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Avg. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Avg. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Avg. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Gent-Dampoort
Avg. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Gent St Pieters
Avg. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
belgianrail.be
2nd Class
$23 - $26
1st Class
$32 - $36
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Ghent
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

How far is it from Rotterdam to Ghent?

The distance between Rotterdam and Ghent is 110 km. The road distance is 144 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Ghent is to bus which costs 12€ and takes 2 hours.

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

The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Ghent is to drive which takes 1 hour 34 minutes and costs 22€.

Is there a direct train between Rotterdam and Ghent?

No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Gent-Dampoort via Antwerpen Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 hours 6 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Rotterdam and Ghent?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Ghent. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 hours.

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

The bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Ghent takes 2 hours including transfers and departs once daily.