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Overview: Bus from London to Ghent

distanceDistance169 miles (272 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$37 (€31)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Eurolines France or National Express

Buses from London to Ghent cover the 169 miles (272 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 10 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France or National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $37 (€31), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $37 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Ghent.

Bus providers: FlixBus and National Express from London to Ghent

You can travel by bus between London and Ghent with FlixBus and National Express for as low as $37 (€31). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets between London and Ghent due to the coronavirus:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Buses from London to Ghent

    There are multiple bus companies servicing this route and they include Eurostar, Flixbus and Eurolines UK. The buses are not direct as there is one change along the way at Bruxelles-Midi. The departure station for buses from London to Ghent is London St Pancras International while the departure station is Gent St Pieters. It takes an estimated 5 hours and 30 minutes to about 6 hours to complete the journey. Flixbus has a bus leaving the station three times a day while the Eurolines UK bus leaves once daily. These buses are available every day of the week.

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    FAQs

    Is travel by bus currently allowed from London, United Kingdom to Ghent, Belgium?

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Ghent, Belgium by bus is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Belgium from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

    What are the safety rules to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

    All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 1/16/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Ghent from London as this information can change.

    Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Ghent, Belgium?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Ghent to London is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Belgium?

    Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Ghent?

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
    • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Regional advice

    Last checked on 1/16/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to London from Ghent here.

    How much do cheap buses to Ghent from London cost?

    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Ghent from London for the next 7 days starting from $37 (€31)  one way.

    How much does it cost to take a bus to Ghent from London?

    If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Ghent bus to cost on average $37 (€31)  one way.

    How many miles is it from London to Ghent by bus?

    The distance to Ghent from London by bus is approximately 169 miles (272 km).

    How long is the bus to Ghent from London?

    The London to Ghent bus duration is on average 8 h 10 min, which is to be expected when traveling 169 miles (272 km) between London and Ghent. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    What is the departure bus station in London and arrival bus station in Ghent?

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Ghent.

    Where is the departure bus station in London located? Where is the arrival bus station in Ghent located?

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, London Victoria, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of London. The most popular arrival bus station in Ghent, called Ghent, is located around 0.3 miles (463 m) away from its city center.

    Which bus companies can take me from London to Ghent?

    For the best London to Ghent bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, Eurolines France or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services from London to Ghent to compare what amenities they may offer.

    When can I take the first bus from London to Ghent? When can I take the last bus for the day?

    The earliest bus for this route departs from London at 8: 30 AM. The last bus leaves from London at 10: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from London to Ghent and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    When should I purchase the London to Ghent bus for the best deals on tickets?

    The price of a one way bus ticket from London to Ghent is on average $37 (€31) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets from London to Ghent available a few months in advance.