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

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Train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal Thalys
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort Ic / ...

$44 - $73

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Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Ghent 803

$9 - $16

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$24 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from The Hague to Ghent 108.7 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Ghent is to bus which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Hague to Ghent is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from The Hague and arriving at Ghent. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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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 Gent-Dampoort via Rotterdam Centraal and Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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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 train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 35€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from The Hague to Ghent, including transfers.

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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 Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Ghent is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 35€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from The Hague to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 76.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from The Hague to Ghent via Rotterdam Centraal and Antwerpen-Centraal in around 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from The Hague to Ghent every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $19
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 Middelburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Middelburg, Station to Gent, Zuid(Centrum)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl

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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 Gent-Dampoort station.

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Yes, the driving distance between The Hague to Ghent is 174 km. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from The Hague to Ghent.

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