How to travel from Paris to Ghent

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from Paris to Ghent

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

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To get from Paris to Ghent on Oct 04 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:05PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport9h55 09:00AMBrussels Airport
1 transfer
1491One-way
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11:05PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport9h55 09:00AMBrussels Airport
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1491One-way
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03:50PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport5h20 09:10PMBrussels Airport
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2441One-way
10:00AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport7h20 05:20PMBrussels Airport
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2381One-way
10:00AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport11h10 09:10PMBrussels Airport
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2281One-way

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Travel Information between Paris and Ghent

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $575
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $37 (€36) • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $575 (€553) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Vueling or Thalys

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 163 miles (263 km) from Paris to Ghent. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Vueling or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Ghent.

How to get from Paris to Ghent

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Paris to Ghent there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 65,28% 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 Paris to Ghent. 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Ghent

Travel Tips: Travel to Ghent easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Ghent.
FAQs

Travel between Paris, France and Ghent, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from France enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Ghent from Paris?

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Ghent, Belgium?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/12/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Ghent from Paris.

Return travel to Paris, France from Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Belgium?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from Belgium?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 10/2/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Paris from Ghent.

There are 4 travel options from Paris to Ghent: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Ghent from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $37 (€36).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ghent:

Taking a bus is usually $537 (€517) less than taking a flight to Ghent, which costs on average $575 (€553) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $80 (€77) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $117 (€113) from Paris to Ghent.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 6 min.

Ghent is approximately 163 miles (263 km) away from Paris.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Ghent is:

  • 7 buses a day.
  • 15 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Paris and 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 Paris to Ghent:

  • Buses most often depart from Paris at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Ghent at Ghent.
  • Trains mostly leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and tend to arrive in Gent St Pieters.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Ghent by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Paris to Ghent for $37 (€36) on Omio.
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Ghent by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Paris to Ghent tickets on Omio for $575 (€553).
  • Thalys can get you to Ghent by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Thalys from Paris to Ghent for $117 (€113) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 4 direct buses per day with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.

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 Paris.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Ghent often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Brussels, Bruges or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Ghent itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Ghent and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $37 (€36) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $575 (€553) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $117 (€113) one way.

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

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