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There are 4 ways to get from Vlissingen to Ghent by ferry, bus, train or car

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Ferry, bus, train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven Wsf
  2. Take the bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Station perron 12 42
  3. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

11€ - 21€

3 alternative options

Line 56 bus, line 50 bus, bus  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the line 56 bus from Vlissingen, Scheldeplein(Centrum) to Middelburg, Station 56 / ...
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Middelburg, Station to Terneuzen, Busstation WST 50
  3. Take the bus from Terneuzen, Busstation WST to Gent, Zuid(Centrum) 50

13€ - 17€

Train  •  3h 37m

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

24€ - 46€

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Vlissingen to Ghent 74 km

9€ - 14€

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The cheapest way to get from Vlissingen to Ghent is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vlissingen to Ghent is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vlissingen to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Vlissingen, Scheldeplein(Centrum) and arriving at Gent, Zuid(Centrum) via Middelburg, Station and Terneuzen, Busstation WST. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vlissingen to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Vlissingen and arriving at Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort via Roosendaal and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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The distance between Vlissingen and Ghent is 45 km. The road distance is 74 km.

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The best way to get from Vlissingen to Ghent without a car is to ferry and bus and train which takes 2h 43m and costs 11€ - 22€.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Vlissingen to Ghent, including transfers.

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Vlissingen to Ghent bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Vlissingen, Scheldeplein(Centrum) station.

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Vlissingen to Ghent train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Vlissingen station.

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The best way to get from Vlissingen to Ghent is to line 56 bus and line 50 bus and bus which takes 3h 29m and costs 13€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 23€ - 50€ and takes 3h 37m.

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  • Distance: 44.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 43m

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

You can take a bus from Vlissingen to Ghent via Middelburg, Station and Terneuzen, Busstation WST in around 3h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vlissingen to Ghent via Roosendaal, Antwerpen-Centraal, and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal in around 3h 37m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 13€
Train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
8€ - 13€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 16€
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 Vlissingen to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Station perron 12
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Breskens, Veerhaven to Brugge, Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Connexxion
Bus from Vlissingen, Scheldeplein(Centrum) to Middelburg, Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
Connexxion
Bus from Middelburg, Station to Terneuzen, Busstation WST
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 6€
Website
Connexxion
Bus from Terneuzen, Busstation WST to Gent, Zuid(Centrum)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Connexxion
Ferry operators
Westerschelde Ferry
Phone
+31 (0)850401800
Email
klantenservice@westerscheldeferry.nl
Website
westerscheldeferry.nl
Ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€
Website
Westerschelde Ferry

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Vlissingen to Ghent bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Gent, Zuid(Centrum) station.

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Vlissingen 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 Vlissingen to Ghent is 74 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Vlissingen to Ghent.

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