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Train Information to Ghent from London

distanceDistance169 miles (272 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price$165 (€134)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

Trains from London to Ghent cover the 169 miles (272 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 59 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $165 (€134), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $92 (€74). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

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Eurostar trains from London to Ghent

Find the best trains between London and Ghent with Omio's travel partners Eurostar from $92 (€74). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Eurostar

Train tickets for Eurostar from London to Ghent are available on Omio for as little as $92 (€74) 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 London to Ghent underwater in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your train tickets for the Chunnel from London to Ghent, 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.

Eurostar's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from London to Ghent are the following:

  • 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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Trains from London to Ghent
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 London to Ghent.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Ghent, Belgium if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by train?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Ghent, Belgium by train 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:

  • 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?

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 10/17/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Ghent as this information can change.

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

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

Is my return train 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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 10/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Ghent closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap train from London to Ghent cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to Ghent trains for as little as $92 (€74)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Ghent from London?
The train price between London and Ghent is on average $165 (€134)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from London to Ghent by train?
You should expect to travel around 169 miles (272 km)  from London to Ghent by train.
How long is a train to Ghent from London on average?
On average the London to Ghent train travel time is 2 h 59 min  for the 169 miles (272 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from London to Ghent depart from? Which Ghent train station do I come into from London?

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Ghent, you can end your route in train stations like Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort.

Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Gent St Pieters   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from London to Ghent?
Take the London to Ghent train with Eurostar. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Ghent from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there from London to Ghent a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from London to Ghent. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from London to Ghent?
You can take the first train from London to Ghent at 7: 55 AM. The last train from London to Ghent that you can take departs at 6: 04 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Ghent schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I book the London to Ghent train for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way train ticket from London to Ghent is on average $165 (€134) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between London and Ghent available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Ghent
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Ghent.
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar