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from Paris to Ghent

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Ghent on Oct 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:25AMParis Gare du Nord2h07 12:32PMGhent St Pieters
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$1331One-way
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10:25AMParis Gare du Nord2h07 12:32PMGhent St Pieters
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$1331One-way
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09:55AMParis Gare du Nord2h11 12:06PMGhent St Pieters
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$1331One-way
12:25PMParis Gare du Nord2h07 02:32PMGhent St Pieters
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$1331One-way
02:25PMParis Gare du Nord2h07 04:32PMGhent St Pieters
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$1331One-way

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Tue
Oct 26
$133Thalys
$34Flixbus
$561Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 27
$133Thalys
$25Flixbus
$753Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Oct 28
$133Thalys
$28Flixbus
$421Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 29
$133Thalys
$28Flixbus
$650Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 30
$159Thalys
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$294Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 31
$133Thalys
$25Flixbus
$287Lufthansa
Mon
Nov 1
$133Thalys
$18Flixbus
$491Lufthansa
Tue
Nov 2
$105Thalys
$16Flixbus
$491Lufthansa
Wed
Nov 3
$105Thalys
$14Flixbus
$236Swiss
Thu
Nov 4
$105Thalys
$14Flixbus
$246Lufthansa
Fri
Nov 5
$105Thalys
$14Flixbus
$246Lufthansa
Sat
Nov 6
$105Thalys
$14Flixbus
$246Lufthansa
Sun
Nov 7
$122Thalys
$16Flixbus
$294Lufthansa
Mon
Nov 8
Find prices
$16Flixbus
$484Swiss
Tue
Nov 9
$76Thalys
$14Flixbus
$491Lufthansa
Wed
Nov 10
$76Thalys
$20Flixbus
$204Lufthansa
Thu
Nov 11
$105Thalys
$44Flixbus
$204Lufthansa
Fri
Nov 12
$122Thalys
Find prices
$170Lufthansa
Sat
Nov 13
$65Thalys
$16Flixbus
$343Lufthansa
Sun
Nov 14
$133Thalys
$14Flixbus
$170Lufthansa

Travel Information from Paris to Ghent

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $374
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€13) • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $122 (€100) • 2 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Brussels Airlines or Thalys

Travel 163 miles (263 km) by bus, flight or train from Paris to Ghent. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 6 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Brussels Airlines or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight 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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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Belgium due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Paris to Ghent?

Travel between Paris, France and Ghent, Belgium is: Fully open.

Can travelers from France enter Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 10/24/21. 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 from Paris to Ghent.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to France from Ghent, Belgium?

Return travel to Paris, France from Belgium is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Belgium?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • 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
  • Health declaration required

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: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 10/24/21. 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.

How do I get from Paris to Ghent?

There are 3 travel options from Paris to Ghent: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Ghent from Paris?

The cheapest way to travel from Paris to Ghent is by taking a bus with an average price of $16 (€13).

This is compared to other travel options to Ghent:

Taking a bus is usually $358 (€291) less than taking a flight to Ghent, which costs on average $374 (€304) for the same trip.

A bus is $106 (€87) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to Ghent costing on average $122 (€100).

What is the quickest way from Paris to Ghent?

The quickest way to travel from Paris to Ghent is by train, which takes on average 2 h 6 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 2 h 55 min.

What is the distance from Paris to Ghent?

The Paris to Ghent distance is around 163 miles (263 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Ghent is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Paris to Ghent?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Ghent.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Paris to Ghent depart from Paris Gare de Lyon to Gent St Pieters.
Who can get me from Paris to Ghent?

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 take you to Ghent by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Paris to Ghent for $16 (€13).
  • Brussels Airlines can get you to Ghent by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Brussels Airlines from Paris to Ghent for $374 (€304) on Omio.
  • Travel with Thalys to go to Ghent by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Thalys Paris to Ghent tickets on Omio for $122 (€100).
Is there a way to travel directly from Paris to Ghent?

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct flight 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 between Paris and Ghent.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Paris and Ghent ends?
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 should I purchase a ticket from Paris to Ghent online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $16 (€13) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $374 (€304) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $122 (€100) one way.

But we recommend booking Paris 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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