Paris to Ghent train

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Cheapest

113

Average

129

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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09:55AMParis Gare du Nord2h11 12:06PMGhent St Pieters
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1131One-way
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08:25AMParis Gare du Nord2h07 10:32AMGhent St Pieters
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1131One-way
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12:19PMParis Gare du Nord2h13 02:32PMGhent St Pieters
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1131One-way
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02:25PMParis Gare du Nord2h07 04:32PMGhent St Pieters
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1131One-way
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10:25AMParis Gare du Nord2h07 12:32PMGhent St Pieters
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1131One-way

Train schedule from Paris to Ghent

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 6
08:25AMParis Gare du Nord2h07 10:32AMGhent St Pieters
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08:25AMParis Gare du Nord2h07 10:32AMGhent St Pieters
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09:22AMParis Gare du Nord2h10 11:32AMGhent St Pieters
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09:55AMParis Gare du Nord2h11 12:06PMGhent St Pieters
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10:25AMParis Gare du Nord2h07 12:32PMGhent St Pieters
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10:25AMParis Gare du Nord2h07 12:32PMGhent St Pieters
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12:19PMParis Gare du Nord2h13 02:32PMGhent St Pieters
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12:19PMParis Gare du Nord2h13 02:32PMGhent St Pieters
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02:25PMParis Gare du Nord2h07 04:32PMGhent St Pieters
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02:25PMParis Gare du Nord2h07 04:32PMGhent St Pieters
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Fastest train times from Paris to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Fastest Journey

2 h 7 m

Average

2 h 8 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

263 km

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

Fastest
08:25AMParis Gare du Nord2h07 10:32AMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
1131One-way
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08:25AMParis Gare du Nord2h07 10:32AMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
1341One-way
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02:25PMParis Gare du Nord2h07 04:32PMGhent St Pieters
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1131One-way
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10:25AMParis Gare du Nord2h07 12:32PMGhent St Pieters
1 transfer
1131One-way
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10:25AMParis Gare du Nord2h07 12:32PMGhent St Pieters
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1341One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Ghent

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$120 (€110)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesThalys

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.

Train providers: Thalys from Paris to Ghent trains

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 35 min
  • Average Price: $111
  • Thalys frequency: 16 a day

Train tickets from Paris to Ghent: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 62 €
2 weeks earlier 57 €9%
3 weeks earlier 55 €13%
1 month before 53 €17%
2 months earlier 50 €24%
3 months earlier 47 €32%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Paris - Ghent. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

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:

  • Buying your train ticket from Paris - Ghent 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 13% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Paris - Ghent with 2 months in advance you save up to about 24% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 32%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Paris 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 Paris to Ghent.
FAQs

Travel between Paris, 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 Paris?

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 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.

Is my return train into Paris 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 France from Ghent?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

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

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

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.

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Paris to Ghent for the next 7 days starting from $111 (€102)  one way.
The train price to Ghent from Paris is on average $120 (€110)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
You should expect to travel around 163 miles (263 km)  between Paris and Ghent by train.
On average the Paris to Ghent train time is 2 h 7 min  covering the 163 miles (263 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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.

When taking a train from Paris to Ghent, you can count on Thalys for the best way to get you to Ghent. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Paris to Ghent and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Paris to Ghent. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Paris to Ghent at 6: 01 AM   or take the last train from Paris to Ghent leaving at 7: 55 PM. Look for the latest Paris to Ghent train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
The price of a one way train ticket from Paris to Ghent is on average $120 (€110) if you book 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 to Ghent from Paris available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Ghent
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your trip to Ghent.
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+33 184943635
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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+33 890640650
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Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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