How to get from Paris to Ghent by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Paris to Ghent is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||163 miles (263 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$46 - $334|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $46 (€40) • 4 h 35 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $139 (€120) • 2 h 21 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Vueling or Thalys|
Travel 163 miles (263 km) by bus, flight or train to Ghent from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 21 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, Vueling or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Paris to Ghent.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $15 (€13). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Eurostar is a high-speed train company operating in Europe, connecting the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany including trains from Paris to Ghent. It offers a range of services, including Eurostar e320, Eurostar e300, and Eurostar International. The Eurostar e320 is the fastest service, travelling at up to 320 km/h, while the Eurostar e300 is slightly slower, travelling at up to 300 km/h. Both services offer comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets. Eurostar International is a slower service, travelling at up to 160 km/h, but it offers a more luxurious experience with larger seats and more onboard facilities. Eurostar offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Business Premier tickets offer the most luxurious experience. The most popular routes for Eurostar are London to Paris, London to Brussels, and London to Amsterdam. All of these routes offer a fast and convenient way to travel between the UK and mainland Europe.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between Paris 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 travel options from Paris to Ghent: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Ghent from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $46 (€40).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Paris to Ghent:
A bus is $287 (€247) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Ghent costing on average $334 (€287).
A bus is $93 (€80) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Paris to Ghent costing on average $139 (€120).
The fastest way from Paris to Ghent is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 21 min.
There are alternative travel options to Ghent that take longer:
Getting to Ghent by bus takes 4 h 35 min on average.
Getting to Ghent by flight takes 11 h 55 min on average.
Ghent is approximately 163 miles (263 km) away from Paris.
The average frequency per day from Paris to Ghent is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Paris 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 when traveling from Paris to Ghent:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to Ghent with the following travel companies:
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 from Paris to Ghent.