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Trains from Ghent to Drensteinfurt

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Ghent - Drensteinfurt Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 32 daily trains from Ghent to Drensteinfurt. Traveling by train from Ghent to Drensteinfurt usually takes around 7 hours and 20 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 5 hours and 24 minutes.

Distance180 mi (290 km)
Fastest train5h 24m
Lowest price$56.00
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Ghent to Drensteinfurt?

2 train services operate from Ghent, Oost-Vlaanderen to Drensteinfurt, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 22 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn226h 56m$87.66
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company108h 16m$70.56
  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Ghent to Drensteinfurt start from $56, and on average cost . Daily there are 22 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Drensteinfurt. Deutsche Bahn in Ghent leaves from Merelbeke and 2 other stations. And in Drensteinfurt trains arrive at Rinkerode .

    From Ghent to Drensteinfurt train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 6 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Drensteinfurt faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 24 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 22 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Drensteinfurt.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Ghent to Drensteinfurt start from $56, and on average cost . Daily there are 10 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Drensteinfurt. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Ghent leaves from Merelbeke and 2 other stations. And in Drensteinfurt trains arrive at Rinkerode .

    From Ghent to Drensteinfurt train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 8 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Drensteinfurt faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 24 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Drensteinfurt.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Ghent to Drensteinfurt during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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 train journey from Ghent to Drensteinfurt?

The distance between Ghent and Drensteinfurt is approximately 180 miles, or 290 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 24 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Ghent to Drensteinfurt on Monday. Tickets for Monday tend to also be the most expensive. For savy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Monday. Monday also tend to have less passangers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Ghent at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Ghent to Drensteinfurt?

There are 32 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Drensteinfurt to Ghent.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Ghent?

Departure stations

Ghent has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Drensteinfurt.

All train stations in Ghent:

  • Merelbeke

  • Drongen

  • Wondelgem

Where is the train station in Drensteinfurt?

Arrival stations

Drensteinfurt has one train station.

Train stations in Drensteinfurt:

  • Rinkerode

Need a return trip from Drensteinfurt to Ghent?

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