There are 6 ways to get from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Ghent 800

$10 - $18

5 alternative options

Train via Anvers-Central  •  3 h 4 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 to Gand-Dampoort Ic / ...

$48 - $79

Train  •  3 h 25 min

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

$33 - $56

Bus, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Gand-Saint-Pierre Ic / ...

$18 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort 115.9 miles

$28 - $45

Train, fly  •  3 h 51 min

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

$70 - $273

Questions & Answers

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€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 49 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 bus from Utrecht to Ghent takes 2 h 55 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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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 via Rotterdam Centraal and Anvers-Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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

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. Alternatively, you can take a train from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort via Rotterdam Centraal, Antwerpen-Centraal, and Anvers-Central in around 3 h 4 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
34 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
34 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 to Gand-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Anvers-Berchem to Gand-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Gand-Saint-Pierre
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.

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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
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Utrecht to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus

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