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Journey timeFrom 2h 08m
Price€30 - €118
Distance167km (104 miles)
Departure stationAmsterdam-Centraal
Arrival stationGent-Dampoort
Changes1 change
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Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort train times

Check out the next trains departing from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort for Tuesday 25th Feb 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:15 11:23 2h 08m, 1 change
09:25 12:23 2h 58m, 1 change
11:15 13:23 2h 08m, 1 change
12:15 14:23 2h 08m, 1 change
13:15 15:23 2h 08m, 1 change
14:15 16:23 2h 08m, 1 change
15:15 17:23 2h 08m, 1 change
16:15 18:23 2h 08m, 1 change
17:15 19:23 2h 08m, 1 change
18:15 20:23 2h 08m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn, Eurostar, NS and SNCB trains from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort

You can travel from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort on Deutsche Bahn, Eurostar, NS and SNCB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several billion passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

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Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed train service that links London to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and the rest of Europe at speeds of up to 320km/h. All Eurostar trains have modern, comfortable facilities, plenty of room for luggage, and onboard food and beverage car. There are three comfort classes on offer – Standard, Standard Premier (equivalent to Premium Economy, with light refreshments served), and Business Premier (equivalent to First or Business Class, with flexible travel options, priority boarding, lounge access and delicious food and drink included).

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NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.

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SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium, with services that include national (Intercity) and regional (Local) express trains. All SNCB trains come with both First Class and Second Class carriages. Belgium has one of the densest rail networks in the world. Seat reservations aren’t possible for any of the company's trains.

Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort

Train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort start at €30 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €80.13.
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Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort take?

The average journey time by train between Amsterdam-Centraal and Gent-Dampoort is 2 hours and 17 minutes, with around 17 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Amsterdam-Centraal and Gent-Dampoort by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort is 2 hours and 8 minutes.

How much does the train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort cost?

Train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort can start from as little as €30 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort?

No, there are no direct train services from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort. Travelling from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort leave?

The first train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort leaves at 06:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort leave?

The last train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort leaves at 21:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Amsterdam-Centraal and Gent-Dampoort by train?

Trains travelling from Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort cover a distance of around 167km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Gent-Dampoort to Amsterdam-Centraal.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Amsterdam-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/02/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/04/2019 for travel on 10/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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