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from Ghent to Paris

You can get from Ghent to Paris by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Ghent to Paris on Sep 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:25PMBrussels Airport3h50 05:15PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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$4361One-way
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01:25PMBrussels Airport3h50 05:15PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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$4361One-way
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09:20AMBrussels Airport3h55 01:15PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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$6471One-way

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Tue
Sep 28
$134Thalys
$16Flixbus
$647Brussels Airlines
Wed
Sep 29
$134Thalys
$16Flixbus
$436Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Sep 30
$134Thalys
$16Flixbus
$366Swiss
Fri
Oct 1
$134Thalys
$16Flixbus
$369Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 2
$106Thalys
$16Flixbus
$314Brussels Airlines
Sun
Oct 3
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$16Flixbus
$377Brussels Airlines
Mon
Oct 4
$123Thalys
$15Flixbus
$307Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 5
$123Thalys
$16Flixbus
$257Brussels Airlines
Wed
Oct 6
$123Thalys
$16Flixbus
$246Swiss
Thu
Oct 7
$123Thalys
$16Flixbus
$257Brussels Airlines
Fri
Oct 8
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$16Flixbus
$246Swiss
Sat
Oct 9
$71Thalys
$16Flixbus
$246Swiss
Sun
Oct 10
$106Thalys
$16Flixbus
$249Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 11
$106Thalys
$15Flixbus
$246Swiss
Tue
Oct 12
$71Thalys
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$246Swiss
Wed
Oct 13
$86Thalys
$16Flixbus
$246Swiss
Thu
Oct 14
$94Thalys
$16Flixbus
$246Swiss
Fri
Oct 15
$94Thalys
$16Flixbus
$249Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 16
$86Thalys
$16Flixbus
$257Brussels Airlines
Sun
Oct 17
$86Thalys
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$249Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 18
Find prices
$15Flixbus
$246Swiss

Travel Information from Ghent to Paris

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $349
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€13) • 4 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $136 (€108) • 2 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Thalys

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 163 miles (263 km) to Paris from Ghent. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Ghent to Paris.

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How to get from Ghent to Paris

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Ghent to Paris there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 67,97% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Ghent to Paris. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Paris, France if I’m coming from Ghent, Belgium?

International travel from Ghent, Belgium to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Belgium?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if traveling from Ghent?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/26/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Paris from Ghent.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Belgium from Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return to Ghent, Belgium from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Ghent from Paris restricted?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Ghent from Paris?

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • 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 issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 9/26/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Ghent from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Ghent to Paris?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Paris from Ghent. You can take a flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Ghent to Paris the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Paris from Ghent is by taking a bus, which costs on average $16 (€13).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A bus is generally $333 (€266) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $349 (€279) from Ghent to Paris.

A bus is generally $120 (€96) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $136 (€108) from Ghent to Paris.

What is the fastest way to get from Ghent to Paris?

The quickest way to travel from Ghent to Paris is by train, which takes on average 2 h 8 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by flight can take 3 h 35 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 35 min.

What is the distance from Ghent to Paris?

The Ghent to Paris distance is around 163 miles (263 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Ghent to Paris?

The average frequency per day from Ghent to Paris is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Ghent to Paris, what are the departure and arrival points in Ghent and Paris?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Ghent at Ghent and arrive in Paris at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Trains from Ghent to Paris most often leave from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel operators can get me to Paris from Ghent?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Ghent to Paris:

  • You can travel by plane to Paris from Ghent with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Ghent to Paris tickets for $349 (€279) on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from Ghent to Paris with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $16 (€13) with Flixbus from Ghent to Paris.
  • You can take a train from Ghent to Paris with Thalys. Cheap tickets can be found for $136 (€108) with Thalys from Ghent to Paris.
Where should I go next after I travel to Paris from Ghent?
Many of our customers traveling from Ghent to Paris don't make Paris their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Paris are London, Barcelona or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paris to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Ghent to Paris online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Ghent to Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $349 (€279) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $16 (€13) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $136 (€108) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Ghent to Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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