Edinburgh to Ghent train

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06:24Edinburgh4h23 10:47Gand-saint-pierre
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08:30Edinburgh4h17 12:47Gand-saint-pierre
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10:31Edinburgh4h18 14:49Gand-saint-pierre
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17:30Edinburgh28h44 22:14Gand-saint-pierre
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Train schedule Edinburgh to Ghent

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LNER
06:24Edinburgh4h23 10:47Gand-saint-pierre
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LNER
08:30Edinburgh4h17 12:47Gand-saint-pierre
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LNER
10:31Edinburgh4h18 14:49Gand-saint-pierre
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LNER
17:30Edinburgh28h44 22:14Gand-saint-pierre
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Ghent

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Fastest Journey

4 h 17 m

Average

10 h 25 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

711 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Ghent without changing at least 2 times.

LNER
08:30Edinburgh4h17 12:47Gand-saint-pierre
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17:30Edinburgh28h44 22:14Gand-saint-pierre
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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Ghent

distanceDistance440 miles (710 km)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesLNER

Trains from Edinburgh to Ghent cover the 440 miles (710 km) long route taking on average 5 h 35 min with our travel partners like LNER. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Ghent

Travel by train 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 Edinburgh to Ghent.
FAQs

Travel by train between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Ghent, Belgium is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Ghent from Edinburgh restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Edinburgh?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Edinburgh to Ghent closer to your date of departure here.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Ghent to Edinburgh is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Belgium?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Ghent?

What are the entry requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last verified on 29/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Ghent to Edinburgh train here.

The Edinburgh to Ghent train distance is approximately 440 miles (710 km).
While the time it takes to travel 440 miles (710 km) to Ghent from Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Edinburgh to Ghent is on average 5 h 35 min.

Some of the Edinburgh train stations to Ghent you can start your journey from include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Ghent include Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Gent St Pieters.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh.

The most popular arrival train station, Gent St Pieters, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre of Ghent.

When taking a train from Edinburgh to Ghent, you can count on LNER for the best way to get you to Ghent. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Ghent from Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Edinburgh to Ghent. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Edinburgh to Ghent leaves at 05: 40. The last train departing from Edinburgh to Ghent leaves at 19: 36. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Ghent train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Ghent
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your journey to Ghent.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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