Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 50m
  • Distance
    149 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort by train

Fast trains from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort take around 2 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 149 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Utrecht and Gent-Dampoort.

1. Are there direct trains from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort?

Journeys between Utrecht and Gent-Dampoort usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort?

The Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Gent-Dampoort is usually scheduled to depart Utrecht around 04:11 and the last train is around 21:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Utrecht around 05:06, and the last at 21:25.

When to book Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort by train.

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Which train companies operate between Utrecht and Gent-Dampoort?

More than one train company operates on the route from Utrecht to Gent-Dampoort, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • IC Direct
  • Intercity
  • Intercités
  • Regional train
  • RegionalExpress
  • Regionalzug
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.