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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Ghent to Recklinghausen?

Lowest Price€19.51
Fastest Train5h 0m
Trains Per Day98
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Ghent to Recklinghausen right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Ghent to Recklinghausen?

In the last month, €54.88 was the average price of a train ticket from Ghent, VOV to Recklinghausen, NW. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 6 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €41.86 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Ghent to Recklinghausen?

The distance between Ghent and Recklinghausen is approximately 155 miles, or 250 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 42 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 Ghent to Recklinghausen are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Ghent at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. 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 Recklinghausen?

There are 98 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 Recklinghausen to Ghent.

Which train should you take from Ghent to Recklinghausen?

2 train services operate from Ghent, Oost-Vlaanderen to Recklinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 81 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn815h 45m€53.16
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company177h 33m€63.84

Where is the train station in Ghent?

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 7 stops and stations in Ghent where you can board the train:

  • Oktrooiplein
  • Gentbrugge
  • Merelbeke
  • Gent St Pieters
  • Drongen
  • Wondelgem
  • Gent-Zuid

Where is the train station in Recklinghausen?

Recklinghausen has one train station:

  • Recklinghausen Süd

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