The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Paris to Ghent is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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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||$124 (€110)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
Trains from Paris to Ghent cover the 163 miles (263 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 7 min with our travel partners like Thalys. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $79 (€70), but the average price of train tickets is $124 (€110). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Gent St Pieters.
Thalys trains will get you from Paris to Ghent from $79 (€70). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Thalys is a high-speed train company with trains between Paris and Ghent based in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. It operates a fleet of modern, comfortable trains that travel at speeds of up to 300 km/h. Thalys offers a variety of ticket types, including Standard, Comfort and Premium, each with its own set of benefits. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, a bistro car and a selection of newspapers and magazines. The most popular routes for Thalys are Paris to Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne.
Paris to Ghent train information 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:
When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Est and Paris Gare Montparnasse. When arriving in Ghent, you can end your journey in train stations like Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Gent St Pieters, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.
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