The cheapest trains from Lille to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Oct 28

Cheapest

$14

Average

$25

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Lille to Ghent will cost around $ 25 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 14.

Cheapest
02:09PMLille Flandres1h15 03:24PMGhent St Pieters
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$141One-way
Cheapest
08:09AMLille Flandres1h15 09:24AMGhent St Pieters
1 changes
$141One-way
01:30PMLille, Lille Europe1h27 02:57PMGhent St Pieters
1 changes
$461One-way

Timetable Lille to Ghent

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08:09AMLille Flandres1h15 09:24AMGhent St Pieters
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01:30PMLille, Lille Europe1h27 02:57PMGhent St Pieters
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02:09PMLille Flandres1h15 03:24PMGhent St Pieters
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Thu
Oct 28
$14SNCB
$12Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$14SNCB
$14Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
$14SNCB
$12Union Ivkoni International
Sun
Oct 31
$14SNCB
$9Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$14SNCB
$10Union Ivkoni International
Tue
Nov 2
$14SNCB
$9Flixbus
Wed
Nov 3
$14SNCB
$7Flixbus
Thu
Nov 4
$14SNCB
$5Flixbus
Fri
Nov 5
$14SNCB
$6Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
$14SNCB
$10Union Ivkoni International
Sun
Nov 7
$14SNCB
$5Flixbus
Tue
Nov 9
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$7Flixbus
Wed
Nov 10
$14SNCB
$10Flixbus
Thu
Nov 11
$14SNCB
$14Flixbus
Fri
Nov 12
$14SNCB
$7Flixbus
Sat
Nov 13
$14SNCB
$5Flixbus
Sun
Nov 14
$14SNCB
$5Flixbus
Mon
Nov 15
$14SNCB
$10Union Ivkoni International
Tue
Nov 16
$11SNCB
$7Flixbus

The fastest trains from Lille to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Oct 28

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 19 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

65 km

It's difficult to get from Lille to Ghent without transferring at least once.

Fastest
02:09PMLille Flandres1h15 03:24PMGhent St Pieters
1 changes
$141One-way
Fastest
08:09AMLille Flandres1h15 09:24AMGhent St Pieters
1 changes
$141One-way
01:30PMLille, Lille Europe1h27 02:57PMGhent St Pieters
1 changes
$461One-way

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Train Information from Lille to Ghent

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$14 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCB, SNCB | IC, TGV or TGV

Trains from Lille to Ghent cover the 40 miles (65 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like SNCB, SNCB | IC, TGV or TGV. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $14 (€11), but the average price of train tickets is $14 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Lille Flandres and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Train companies

Train from Lille to Ghent with SNCB and TGV

Travel from Lille to Ghent from $14 (€11) with Omio’s train partners SNCB and TGV! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

SNCB
TGV

SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train between Lille and Ghent.

If you're looking for cheap SNCB tickets between Lille and Ghent, check out Omio! With one-way Lille to Ghent train ticket prices starting as low as $14 (€11) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Ghent from Lille by showing you the latest SNCB offers, train schedules and tickets for this 40 miles (65 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with SNCB. If you search for SNCB tickets from Lille to Ghent in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Lille and Ghent on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with SNCB so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by SNCB when booking your train tickets between Lille and Ghent due to the coronavirus:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips

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    FAQs
    Is cross-border travel by train between Lille, France and Ghent, Belgium allowed?

    Travel between Lille, France and Ghent, Belgium by train is: Fully open.

    Can I enter Belgium from France?

    International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

    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 10/27/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Lille to Ghent as this information can change.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Lille, France from Ghent, Belgium?

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

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

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

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Ghent?

    What are the requirements?

    • 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
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Lille, France?

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

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

    Last checked on 10/27/21. 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 Lille from Ghent here.

    How much do cheap train tickets between Lille and Ghent cost?
    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Lille and Ghent for the next 7 days starting from $14 (€11)  one way.
    How much is a train ticket between Lille and Ghent?
    The Lille to Ghent train ticket price is on average $14 (€11)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
    How far is Ghent from Lille by train?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Ghent from Lille by train to be approximately 40 miles (65 km).
    What is the Lille to Ghent train travel time?
    While the time it takes to travel 40 miles (65 km) from Lille to Ghent can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Lille to Ghent train journey time is on average 1 h 15 min.
    When traveling by train from Lille to Ghent, which train station in Lille do I depart from and which train station in Ghent do I arrive in?

    When taking the train from Lille to Ghent, you can choose to depart from train stations like Lille Flandres, Lille, Gare de Lille-Europe and Gare de Lille Flandres. Your trip can end in train stations such as Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lille Flandres   and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

    Where is the departure train station in Lille located? Where is the arrival train station in Ghent located?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Lille Flandres, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Lille.

    The most popular arrival train station, Gent St Pieters, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Ghent.

    What train companies go from Lille to Ghent?
    For the route from Lille to Ghent you can take a train with SNCB, SNCB | IC, TGV or TGV. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Lille to Ghent on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many train services are there to Ghent from Lille a day?
    On average, there are 16 trains a day from Lille to Ghent. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When does the first train depart from Lille to Ghent? When does the last train depart from Lille to Ghent?
    The earliest train departing from Lille to Ghent leaves at 6: 09 AM. The last train departing from Lille to Ghent leaves at 12: 09 PM. You can find the latest Lille to Ghent train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I buy Lille to Ghent train tickets to get the best deals?
    If you buy the Lille to Ghent train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $14 (€11). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Ghent from Lille. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Lille
    Ghent
    Lille Flandres is the most popular Lille 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 Lille for your trip to Ghent.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket office hours
    Sun: 09: 00 - 19: 30 | Mon - Fri: 07: 00 - 20: 00 | Sat: 08: 00 - 19: 30
    Connections to/from station
    Metro lines: 1, 2
    Bus lines: CIT1, CIT2, 86, 88, 12, L91, L91 Express, 51, 10, 50, 14, 56
    Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Hauts-de-France, INTERCITED
    Tram lines: R, T
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket office hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 20: 00
    Connections to/from station
    Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, TER GV, Eurostar, Thalys
    Metro lines: 2
    Bus lines: 12, 16, 18, 35, 36, 51, 86, 88, L5, L90, L91, Charleroi Airport shuttle
    Tram lines: R, T