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Bus Information from London to Ghent

distanceDistance169 miles (272 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$39 (€32)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Eurolines France or National Express

Buses from London to Ghent cover the 169 miles (272 km) long route taking on average 7 h 10 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France or National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $38 (€31), but the average price of bus tickets is $39 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Ghent.

Bus companies

Travel with National Express between London and Ghent

Travel from London to Ghent from $38 (€31) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

National Express

Save time and money by searching for and booking your National Express bus from London to Ghent online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest National Express bus between London and Ghent, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current National Express bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 169 miles (272 km) route between London and Ghent as well as ticket information for the bus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap bus ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for buses between London and Ghent, you can check straight away if the National Express ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the bus station. Buy your official National Express London to Ghent bus tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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
What are the travel restrictions for Ghent, Belgium if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by bus?

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

Is international entry into Ghent from London restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from London to Ghent closer to your date of departure here

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Ghent, Belgium to London, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return bus to London, United Kingdom from Ghent is: Partially open.

Is my return bus into London from Ghent restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to London from Ghent closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap bus between London and Ghent cost?
Bus tickets from London to Ghent for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $38 (€31)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket to Ghent from London?
If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Ghent bus to cost on average $39 (€32)  one way.
What is the distance between London and Ghent by bus?
The London to Ghent bus distance is approximately 169 miles (272 km).
How long is the bus between London and Ghent?
While the time it takes to travel 169 miles (272 km) from London to Ghent can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London to Ghent bus journey time is on average 7 h 10 min.
Which bus station from London to Ghent do I depart from? Which Ghent bus station from London do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a bus from London Victoria   to Ghent   most frequently for this route.

Where is the London bus station located? Where is the Ghent bus station located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of London.

The most popular arrival bus station, Ghent, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Ghent.

Which bus providers can get me from London to Ghent?
For the trip from London to Ghent you can take a bus with Flixbus, Eurolines France or National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Ghent from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When is the earliest bus from London to Ghent? When is the last bus from London to Ghent?
You can take the first bus from London to Ghent at 8: 00 PM. The last bus from London to Ghent that you can take departs at 9: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from London to Ghent schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I book London to Ghent bus tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase a bus ticket from London to Ghent within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $39 (€32) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Ghent from London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.