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Train Information from Ghent to London

distanceDistance169 miles (272 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$126 (€105)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar or TGV

Trains from Ghent to London cover the 169 miles (272 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 18 min with our travel partners like Eurostar or TGV. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $126 (€105), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $94 (€78). Travelers depart most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arrive in London Victoria.

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Eurostar trains from Ghent to London

Find the best trains between Ghent and London with Omio's travel partners Eurostar from $94 (€78). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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Train tickets for Eurostar between Ghent and London are available on Omio for as little as $94 (€78) when you book in advance. Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom to continental Europe through the Channel Tunnel, popularly known as the “Chunnel, ” with routes from London to Paris, Lille, Brussels, and Amsterdam amongst other European destinations. The Eurostar effectively opens up train travel in Europe to UK travelers.

With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 200 mph (320 kmh), you will travel 169 miles (272 km) from Ghent to London underwater in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your train tickets for the Chunnel from Ghent to London, you can choose between Standard, Standard Premier (light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, lounge access, spacious seats, hot meal and priority boarding). You can enjoy a quiet and relaxing train journey across Europe with Eurostar.

These are Eurostar's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Ghent and London:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Ghent, Belgium and London, United Kingdom allowed?

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

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/1/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Ghent to London before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Ghent, Belgium from London, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from London to Ghent is: Restricted

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

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

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

What are the 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
  • 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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/1/21. 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 train to Ghent from London here.

How much does a cheap train to London from Ghent cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Ghent to London trains for as little as $94 (€78)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Ghent to London?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Ghent to London train to cost on average $126 (€105)  one way.
How far is Ghent to London by train?
The distance between Ghent and London by train is approximately 169 miles (272 km).
What is the Ghent to London train travel time?
On average the Ghent to London train travel time is 3 h 18 min  for the 169 miles (272 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Ghent and arrival train station in London?

When taking a train from Ghent, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort. When you arrive in London, your train can arrive in train stations including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Gent St Pieters   to London Victoria.

Where is the train station in Ghent? Where is the train station in London?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gent St Pieters, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center.

Which train companies can take me between Ghent and London?
If you're looking for trains from Ghent to London, you can rely on Eurostar or TGV to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Ghent to London trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there from Ghent to London a day?
The average number of trains departing Ghent for London is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Ghent to London? When does the last train depart from Ghent to London?
You can take the first train from Ghent to London at 6: 39 AM. The last train from Ghent to London that you can take departs at 6: 39 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Ghent to London schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Ghent to London for the best deals?
You can find trains to London from Ghent to cost on average $126 (€105) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Ghent to London train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ghent
London
Gent St Pieters is the most popular Ghent railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Ghent for your trip to London.