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Cochem-Ghent Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 124 daily trains from Cochem to Ghent. Traveling by train from Cochem to Ghent usually takes around 7 hours and 16 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 4 hours and 52 minutes.

Distance164 mi (264 km)
Fastest train4h 52m
Lowest price$36.48
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Cochem to Ghent?

2 train services operate from Cochem, Rhineland-Palatinate to Ghent, Oost-Vlaanderen. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 121 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn1217h 12m$93.28
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company310h 8m$98.46

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Cochem to Ghent 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 Cochem to Ghent?

The distance between Cochem and Ghent is approximately 164 miles, or 264 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 16 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 52 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?

Trains from Cochem to Ghent are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Cochem at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Cochem to Ghent?

There are 124 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 Ghent to Cochem.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Cochem?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Cochem.

Where is the train station in Ghent?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Ghent than most cities. Most trains from Cochem will stop at one (or more) of the 7 following stations in Ghent:

Train stations in Ghent:

  • Oktrooiplein

  • Gent St Pieters

  • Gentbrugge

  • Wondelgem

  • Drongen

  • Gent-Zuid

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