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Buses from Amsterdam to Ghent

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Amsterdam - Ghent Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Amsterdam to Ghent. Traveling by bus from Amsterdam to Ghent usually takes around 3 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance104 mi (167 km)
Shortest duration3h 10m
Cheapest price$15.95
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Amsterdam to Ghent?

$20.30 is the average price of a bus ticket from Amsterdam to Ghent. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$23 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Amsterdam to Ghent in April, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$27 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Amsterdam to Ghent?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Amsterdam to Ghent. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus63h 55m$24.65
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 6 trips from Amsterdam to Ghent, and usually makes the trip in about 3 hours and 55 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Amsterdam to Ghent during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 54 minutes to cover the 167 kilometers from Amsterdam to Ghent. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 10 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Ghent. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Amsterdam?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Amsterdam to Ghent, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Ghent each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Amsterdam to Ghent every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Amsterdam to Ghent without transferring.

City Information

Amsterdam

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The Dutch capital of Amsterdam is one of Europe's most eclectic cities with so much to explore. As a hub of culture, history, and architecture, as well as sex, drugs, and all things rock and roll, no amount of time in this vibrant city will ever be enough. Of course, this makes it one of the best cities to visit after graduation.

To learn about one of the most significant parts of modern history, visit the Anne Frank House, a humbling testament to this remarkable girl's unwavering optimism and resilience during the horrors of World War II. The Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum are also well worth a visit to discover artworks by Dutch masters.

For a look into contemporary life in Amsterdam, visit De Negen Straatjes (The Nine Streets), a micro-neighborhood brimming with independent shops, artisan food eateries, and cozy cafes where you can experience an authentic Dutch Coffeeshop. Taking an iconic canal tour is another must, allowing you to experience the city while relaxing on the water. Since Amsterdam is known for its cycling culture, bring your bike or rent one during your stay to get around the city as the locals do.

Travel to Amsterdam is easy, with its connections to the rest of Europe via a vast network of motorways, utilized by FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus services. Amsterdam’s many connections are why it’s the starting point for our budget tour of the Netherlands. Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is also a major international travel hub, and the Central Station is one of the largest rail terminals in Europe.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Amsterdam?

Departure stations

Amsterdam has two bus stations with service to Ghent.

All bus stations in Amsterdam:

  • PiarcoPlein 1

  • Hoogoorddreef 54

Where does the bus arrive in Ghent?

Arrival stations

All buses from Amsterdam arrive at one main station in Ghent.

Bus stations in Ghent:

  • Oktrooiplein

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