Lille to Ghent train

Cheap train tickets from Lille to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Oct 02

Cheapest

12

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12

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.

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10:09AMLille Flandres1h15 11:24AMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
121One-way
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09:09AMLille Flandres1h15 10:24AMGhent St Pieters
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121One-way
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11:09AMLille Flandres1h15 12:24PMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
121One-way

Train schedule from Lille to Ghent

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09:09AMLille Flandres1h15 10:24AMGhent St Pieters
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10:09AMLille Flandres1h15 11:24AMGhent St Pieters
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11:09AMLille Flandres1h15 12:24PMGhent St Pieters
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Fastest train times from Lille to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Oct 02

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 15 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

65 km

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

Fastest
10:09AMLille Flandres1h15 11:24AMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
121One-way
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09:09AMLille Flandres1h15 10:24AMGhent St Pieters
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121One-way
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11:09AMLille Flandres1h15 12:24PMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
121One-way

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Overview: Train from Lille to Ghent

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$11 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEurostar, SNCB, SNCB | IC or SNCF

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 Eurostar, SNCB, SNCB | IC or SNCF. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $9 (€9), but the average price of train tickets is $11 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Lille Flandres and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Train providers: Eurostar, SNCF (3) and SNCB from Lille to Ghent trains

Find the best trains from Lille to Ghent with Omio's travel partners Eurostar, SNCF (3) and SNCB from $9 (€9). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel between Lille and Ghent in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train between Lille and Ghent, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

    Explore the beauty and cultural wonders of France by train with SNCF, France's national train company. SNCF trains allow you to easily travel to all parts of France and countries such as Spain and Germany. The company offers a variety of fares, including cheap Prem tickets, standard tickets called Loisir and Pro tickets that offer greater flexibility. You can also apply SNCF discount cards like the Youth and Senior Card on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets.

    The trains that are part of the SNCF network include its high-speed TGV trains, the classic Intercité and the regional TER trains. On the ultramodern TGV trains that serve the major long-distance routes and the Channel Tunnel, you will find amenities such as a bar and restaurant, air-conditioned train cars, free WiFi, and some other onboard services.

    Prices for an SNCF train between Lille and Ghent start as low as {{ cheapest_price }} ({{ cheapest_price_eur }}) on Omio. Simply check current SNCF train times for the 40 miles (65 km) long route, compare the best fares available, and buy your cheap Lille to Ghent train ticket on Omio quickly and easily.

    One of the best ways to travel to Ghent from Lille is by taking a train with SNCF (3). Omio helps you find the ideal SNCF (3) train from Lille to Ghent by showing you SNCF (3) current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Lille to Ghent journey. You can expect to travel 40 miles (65 km) to Ghent from Lille on a train with SNCF (3). If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Lille and Ghent, you can check straight away if the SNCF (3) 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 train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your SNCF (3) train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Lille to Ghent!

    SNCF (3) from Lille to Ghent train information:

    • Average Duration: 1 h 15 min
    • SNCF (3) frequency: 11 a day

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

    If you're looking for cheap SNCB tickets from Lille to Ghent, check out Omio! With one-way Lille to Ghent train ticket prices starting as low as $9 (€9) 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 route, 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 from Lille to 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.

    • Average Price: $9

    Travel Tips: Trains from Lille to Ghent

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Ghent easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lille to Ghent.
    FAQs

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

    Can I enter Belgium from France?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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: Recommended

    The information above was last checked on 9/12/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Ghent from Lille as this information can change.

    Return travel from Belgium to France is: Unrestricted.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Lille from Ghent?

    Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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 requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Recommended

    Last checked on 9/30/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Lille from Ghent.

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Lille to Ghent trains for as little as $9 (€9)  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Lille to Ghent train price to come in at an average of $11 (€11)  one way.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Ghent from Lille by train to be approximately 40 miles (65 km).
    On average the Lille to Ghent train time is 1 h 15 min  covering the 40 miles (65 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Some of the Lille train stations to Ghent you can start your journey from include Lille Flandres, Lille, Gare de Lille-Europe and Gare de Lille Flandres. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Ghent include Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lille Flandres   and arriving in Gent St Pieters.

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Lille Flandres and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Ghent most often arrive at Gent St Pieters and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3 km) from this train station to the city center.

    For the journey from Lille to Ghent you can take a train with Eurostar, SNCB, SNCB | IC or SNCF. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Lille and Ghent on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    On average, there are 11 trains a day from Lille to Ghent. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first Lille to Ghent train departs at 6: 09 AM   and the last train from Lille to Ghent leaves at 8: 09 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Lille to Ghent on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    If you buy a train ticket from Lille to Ghent within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $11 (€11) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Ghent from Lille are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    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
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 184943635
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 07: 00 - 20: 00 | Sat: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sun: 09: 00 - 19: 30
    Public transit options for Lille Flandres
    Metro lines: 1, 2
    Bus lines: CIT1, CIT2, 86, 88, 12, L91, L91 Express, 51, 10, 50, 14, 56
    Tram lines: R, T
    Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Hauts-de-France, INTERCITED
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 20: 00
    Public transit options for Lille, Gare de Lille-Europe
    Metro lines: 2
    Tram lines: R, T
    Bus lines: 12, 16, 18, 35, 36, 51, 86, 88, L5, L90, L91, Charleroi Airport shuttle
    Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, TER GV, Eurostar, Thalys

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