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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2 h 7 m
2 h 8 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Paris to Ghent without transferring at least once.
|Distance||163 miles (263 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 7 min|
|Average train ticket price||$120 (€110)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
Trains from Paris to Ghent cover the 163 miles (263 km) long route taking on average 2 h 7 min with our travel partners like Thalys. 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 $111 (€102), but the average price of train tickets is $120 (€110). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Gent St Pieters.
Find the best trains from Paris to Ghent with Omio's travel partners Thalys from $111 (€102). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Paris and Ghent with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Find the perfect Thalys train to Ghent from Paris for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest Thalys train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Ghent from Paris. You can also check relevant travel information for the Thalys train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap Thalys train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 163 miles (263 km) on this route and your Thalys Paris to Ghent train ticket can cost as little as $111 (€102) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Thalys tickets to Ghent from Paris in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official Thalys train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!
Train information from Paris to Ghent with Thalys:
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Travel between Paris, France and Ghent, Belgium by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 6/27/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Ghent from Paris as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Ghent is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 7/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Ghent closer to your date of departure here here.
When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your route from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Ghent, you can end your trip in train stations like Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort.
Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Gent St Pieters most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Gent St Pieters and need to travel approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the train station to the city center in Ghent.
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