How to get from London to Ghent by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from London to Ghent is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||169 miles (272 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$46 - $220|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $46 (€40) • 8 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $200 (€172) • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Brussels Airlines or Eurostar|
Travel 169 miles (272 km) by bus, flight or train from London to Ghent. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $46 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Brussels Airlines or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from London to Ghent.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $29 (€25). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Ghent travel, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between London and Ghent and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.
There are 3 options to travel from London to Ghent including taking a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Ghent from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $46 (€40).
This is compared to other ways of getting from London to Ghent:
Taking a bus costs $153 (€132) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $200 (€172).
A bus is $173 (€149) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from London to Ghent costing on average $220 (€189).
The fastest way from London to Ghent is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.
There are alternative travel options to Ghent that take longer:
Bus takes 8 h 30 min on average.
Train takes 2 h 5 min on average.
The London to Ghent distance is around 169 miles (272 km).
The average frequency per day from London to Ghent is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from London to Ghent as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from London to Ghent:
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Yes, there are direct routes from London to Ghent with the following travel companies:
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 journey.
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