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There are 5 ways to get from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 51 min

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

$48 - $79

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Ghent 800

$10 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein to Breda, Centraal Station 401
  2. Take the train from Breda to Antwerpen-Berchem
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort Ic / ...

$32 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort 115.9 miles

$28 - $45

Train, fly  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort

$70 - $271

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The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort is to bus which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Utrecht and arriving at Ghent. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort via Rotterdam Centraal and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between Utrecht and Gent-Dampoort is 149 km. The road distance is 185.5 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort without a car is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs 40€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort, including transfers.

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Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Utrecht station.

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Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs 40€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort.
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  • Distance: 93.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Gent-Dampoort, Belgium?

You can take a train from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort via Rotterdam Centraal, Antwerpen-Centraal, and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal in around 2 h 51 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort 5 times a week. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
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 Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Utrecht to Ghent
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein to Breda, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
bravo.info

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ghent station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort is 185 km. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 422+ hotels available in Gent-Dampoort. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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