How to travel from Ghent to Lille

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from Ghent to Lille

How to get from Ghent to Lille by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Ghent to Lille is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
11:55AM1h40
Ghent
01:35PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
$61One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
11:55AM1h40
Ghent
01:35PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
$61One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
08:25PM0h55
Ghent
09:20PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
$61One-way
0 transfers
Other options
SNCB | IC
10:36AM1h15
Ghent St Pieters
11:51AMLille Flandres
$161One-way
1 transfer
SNCB | IC
11:36AM1h15
Ghent St Pieters
12:51PMLille Flandres
$161One-way
1 transfer
SNCB | IC
12:41PM1h10
Ghent St Pieters
01:51PMLille Flandres
$161One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
01:15PM1h40
Ghent
02:55PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
$61One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
03:05PM1h10
Ghent
04:15PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
$61One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:15PM1h35
Ghent
08:50PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
$61One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Ghent to Lille

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$4 - $11
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $4 (€4) • 55 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $4 (€4) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or PKP Intercity

Travel 40 miles (65 km) by train or bus between Ghent and Lille. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus or PKP Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Ghent to Lille.

How to get from Ghent to Lille

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Ghent to Lille, 68,75% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Ghent to Lille and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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All travel companies: Bus from Ghent to Lille

Travel on BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus travel to Lille from Ghent at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

    FAQs: Travel from Ghent to Lille

    FAQs: Travel to Lille 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 Ghent to Lille.
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    There are 2 travel options from Ghent to Lille: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Lille is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $4 (€4) compared to other travel options to Lille:

    Taking a bus costs $6 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $11 (€9) for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to Lille from Ghent is by bus with an average travel time of 55 min.

    Other travel options to Lille take longer:

    Taking a train requires on average 1 h 10 min of travel time.

    The Ghent to Lille distance is around 40 miles (65 km).

    The average frequency per day from Ghent to Lille is:

    • 5 buses a day.
    • 10 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Ghent to Lille as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Ghent to Lille:

    • Buses mostly depart from Gent, Ghent and arrive in Lille, Gare Europe.
    • Trains from Ghent to Lille most often leave from Ghent St Pieters and arrive in Lille Flandres.

    The following travel companies offer services from Ghent to Lille:

    • FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Ourbus or BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Lille by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Ghent to Lille for $4 (€4) on Omio.
    • PKP Intercity, BSB or SNCB can take you to Lille by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCB from Ghent to Lille for $11 (€10).

    Yes, there are direct services available from Ghent to Lille with the following travel companies:

    • Direct bus available with FlixBus 5 direct buses per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lille as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Ghent and Lille.

    Omio customers who travel from Ghent to Lille often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Brussels, London, Amsterdam or Marseille. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lille and these popular destinations at a great price.

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