Looking to travel from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport by train? You've come to the right place!
On average, it takes around 2 hours 9 minutes to travel from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 58 minutes though. You'll usually find 18 trains per day running along the 99 miles (159 km) route between these two destinations. You’ll need to make 1 change during the journey to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. You'll be travelling with Thalys, NS or SNCB on your way to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, as these are the main rail operators on this route.
Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport start from €30.00 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.
If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.
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.
Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/h) and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.
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.
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 Gent-Sint-Pieters to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Gent-Sint-Pieters and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is 2 hours and 9 minutes, with around 18 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is 1 hour and 58 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport can start from as little as €30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
No, there are no direct train services from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Travelling from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport leaves at 05:27. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport leaves at 20:27. 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.
Trains travelling from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport cover a distance of around 99 miles (159 km) during the journey.