Buses from Rotterdam to Ghent

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Rotterdam - Ghent Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Rotterdam to Ghent. Traveling by bus from Rotterdam to Ghent usually takes around 2 hours and 27 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance68 mi (110 km)
Shortest duration2h 10m
Cheapest price$14.25
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Rotterdam to Ghent?

Typically $14.48 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Ghent. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. 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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Traveling from Rotterdam to Ghent by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around C$19 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Rotterdam to Ghent?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Rotterdam 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
FlixBus42h 27m$21.54
  • 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 4 trips from Rotterdam to Ghent, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 27 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 Rotterdam 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 from Rotterdam to Ghent?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 27 minutes to cover the 110 kilometers from Rotterdam to Ghent. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 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?

Because many passengers travel from Rotterdam to Ghent at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 Rotterdam?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Rotterdam to Ghent, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Ghent without transferring.

City Information

Rotterdam

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With origins as a small fishing village in the 13th century, Rotterdam is now the largest port in Europe. The city's unique architecture attracts visitors from all over the world, with its many angular and glass buildings standing out among much of Europe's old-world architectural style. Rotterdam is worth visiting on its own, or travel on an entire tour of 8 Dutch cities.

The exciting contemporary feel of Rotterdam extends into its art and design scene, home to many modern art galleries and Groos, a vast and eclectic concept store selling pieces by Rotterdam-based designers. For a more traditional art museum, visit the Museum van Boijmans Beuningen, one of Europe's finest art galleries displaying works by Van Gogh, Monet, and Magritte.

Rotterdam is also home to a growing food scene, and visitors can experience this in the impressive Markthal. With over 100 stalls and restaurants, the Markthal is the best place for visitors to sample authentic local cuisine.

Getting to Rotterdam is simple, whether by sea, air, rail, or road. Several airlines fly to Rotterdam The Hague Airport, and a convenient shuttle bus offers frequent transport to the city. Rotterdam's Centraal Station also provides international train services across Europe, and FlixBus offers convenient travel from various locations throughout the continent. In addition, you can take a ferry to Rotterdam from Hull in the UK and experience the city's famous port first-hand.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Rotterdam?

Main departure station: Conradstraat

Rotterdam has two bus stations with service to Ghent.

All bus stations in Rotterdam:

  • Conradstraat

  • Gooilandsingel 1016

Where does the bus arrive in Ghent?

Main arrival station: Oktrooiplein

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

Bus stations in Ghent:

  • Oktrooiplein

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