There are 5 ways to get from The Hague to Ghent by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Ghent 803 / ...

10€ - 13€

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Train  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort Ic / ...

60€ - 120€

Train via Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

28€ - 120€

Train, bus  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Middelburg Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Middelburg, Station to Gent, Zuid(Centrum) 50

27€ - 53€

Drive  •  1h 50m

  1. Drive from The Hague to Ghent 173.9 km

23€ - 35€

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The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Ghent is to bus which costs 10€ - 13€ and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from The Hague to Ghent is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from The Hague and arriving at Ghent. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from The Hague to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Den Haag HS and arriving at Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort via Rotterdam Centraal and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 53m.

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The distance between The Hague and Ghent is 122 km. The road distance is 173.9 km.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Ghent without a car is to bus which takes 2h 50m and costs 10€ - 13€.

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The bus from The Hague to Ghent takes 2h 50m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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The Hague to Ghent train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Den Haag HS station.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Ghent is to bus which takes 2h 50m and costs 10€ - 13€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 2h 53m.

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Map of how to get from The Hague to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 121.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 50m

What companies run services between The Hague, Netherlands and Ghent, Belgium?

FlixBus operates a bus from The Hague to Ghent 5 times a day. Tickets cost 10€ - 13€ and the journey takes 2h 50m. Starbus also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from The Hague to Ghent via Rotterdam Centraal and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal in around 2h 53m.

Train operators
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 Den Haag HS to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
13€ - 19€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 35€
Train from Den Haag HS to Middelburg
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
28€ - 40€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Thalys
Standard
45€ - 65€
Comfort
55€ - 75€
Premium
60€ - 90€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Thalys
Standard
45€ - 65€
Comfort
60€ - 80€
Premium
65€ - 90€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 16€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 17€
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from The Hague to Ghent
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Den Haag HSM to Gent - Eurolines
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
starbus.es
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Middelburg, Station to Gent, Zuid(Centrum)
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Connexxion

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

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The Hague to Ghent train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort station.

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Yes, the driving distance between The Hague to Ghent is 174 km. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from The Hague to Ghent.

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