How to travel from London to Ghent

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from London to Ghent

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

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To get from London to Ghent on Oct 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:16AMLondon St Pancras2h41 11:57AMGhent St Pieters
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09:01AMLondon St Pancras2h56 12:57PMGhent St Pieters
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11:04AMLondon St Pancras2h53 02:57PMGhent St Pieters
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Travel Information to Ghent from London

distanceDistance169 miles (272 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $314
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€20) • 7 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $145 (€139) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, British Airways or Eurostar

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 169 miles (272 km) between London and Ghent. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, British Airways or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from London to Ghent.

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FAQs

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Ghent, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Belgium if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Ghent, Belgium due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 10/3/22; 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 Ghent from London.

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to London from Ghent restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 10/4/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Ghent closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from London to Ghent: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from London to Ghent is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $21 (€20) compared to other travel options to Ghent:

Taking a bus is about $124 (€119) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $145 (€139) for this route.

Taking a bus is usually $293 (€282) less than taking a train to Ghent, which costs on average $314 (€302) for the same trip.

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

Other travel options to Ghent can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 40 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 41 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from London to Ghent is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

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

  • Trains from London to Ghent most often leave from London Victoria and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

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

  • You can go to Ghent from London by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $21 (€20) with Flixbus from London to Ghent on Omio.
  • You can go to Ghent from London by plane with British Airways. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $145 (€139) with British Airways from London to Ghent on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Ghent from London with Eurostar, and you can find Eurostar London to Ghent tickets for $314 (€302) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You can book a direct flight with British Airways.
  • You'll find direct trains with.

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

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $21 (€20) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $145 (€139) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $314 (€302) one way on average for this trip.

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.

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