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from London to Ghent

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Ghent on Oct 25 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:15AMLondon Heathrow Airport1h15 10:30AMBrussels Airport
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$1541One-way
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08:15AMLondon Heathrow Airport1h15 10:30AMBrussels Airport
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11:05AMLondon Heathrow Airport1h10 01:15PMBrussels Airport
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$2371One-way
09:01AMLondon St Pancras International2h56 12:57PMGhent St Pieters
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$2461One-way
06:04PMLondon St Pancras International2h53 09:57PMGhent St Pieters
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$3011One-way

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Sun
Oct 24
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$46Union Ivkoni International
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Mon
Oct 25
$223Eurostar
$62Flixbus
$140British Airways
Tue
Oct 26
$183Eurostar
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$175Brussels Airlines
Wed
Oct 27
$133Eurostar
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$111British Airways
Thu
Oct 28
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$85British Airways
Fri
Oct 29
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$38Union Ivkoni International
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Sat
Oct 30
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$95Brussels Airlines
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Oct 31
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$38Union Ivkoni International
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Tue
Nov 2
$92Eurostar
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$96Brussels Airlines
Wed
Nov 3
$133Eurostar
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$96Brussels Airlines
Thu
Nov 4
$272Eurostar
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$114Brussels Airlines
Fri
Nov 5
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$38Union Ivkoni International
$111British Airways
Sat
Nov 6
$183Eurostar
$46Flixbus
$114Brussels Airlines
Mon
Nov 8
$92Eurostar
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$96Brussels Airlines
Tue
Nov 9
$85Eurostar
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$64Brussels Airlines
Wed
Nov 10
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$38Union Ivkoni International
$96Brussels Airlines
Thu
Nov 11
$85Eurostar
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$75British Airways
Fri
Nov 12
$92Eurostar
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$79Brussels Airlines
Sat
Nov 13
$109Eurostar
$30Flixbus
$96Brussels Airlines

Travel Information between London and Ghent

distanceDistance169 miles (272 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $138
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€31) • 7 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $76 (€62) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBrussels Airlines, Union Ivkoni International or Eurostar

Travel 169 miles (272 km) by flight, bus or train between London and Ghent. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€31). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Brussels Airlines, Union Ivkoni International or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from London to Ghent.

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FAQs
Does Belgium have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Ghent from London?

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Ghent, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Ghent from London restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Ghent, Belgium from London?

  • 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 with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 10/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between London and Ghent closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Ghent, Belgium?

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Belgium is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Ghent, Belgium?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Ghent?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Ghent here.

What are the ways to get from London to Ghent?

You can travel between London and Ghent 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between London and Ghent?

The cheapest way to go to Ghent from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $38 (€31).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ghent:

A bus is generally $38 (€31) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $76 (€62) from London to Ghent.

Taking a bus is about $100 (€81) less than taking a train, which costs on average $138 (€112) for this route.

What is the quickest way to get from London to Ghent?

The quickest way to travel to Ghent from London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Ghent by train can take on average 2 h 50 min.

How many miles from London to Ghent would I travel?

The London to Ghent distance is around 169 miles (272 km).

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

The average frequency per day from London to Ghent is:

  • 2 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in London and in Ghent?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to Ghent:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from London to Ghent depart from London, Victoria Coach Station to Ghent.
  • Most travelers catch their train from London Victoria and arrive in Gent St Pieters.
Which travel companies can get me from London to Ghent?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Ghent, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Brussels Airlines to go to Ghent by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Brussels Airlines London to Ghent tickets on Omio for $76 (€62).
  • Union Ivkoni International can take you to Ghent by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Union Ivkoni International from London to Ghent for $38 (€31).
  • Eurostar can get you to Ghent by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Eurostar from London to Ghent for $138 (€112) on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from London to Ghent?

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Ghent with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct flight with British Airways or Brussels Airlines.

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

Where should I go next after I travel to Ghent from London?
Many of our customers traveling from London to Ghent don't make Ghent their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Ghent are Brussels, Bruges or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Ghent to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from London to Ghent online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from London to Ghent, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket costs $76 (€62) one way on average for this route.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $38 (€31) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $138 (€112) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking London to Ghent tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey