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Overview: Train from Ghent to London

distanceDistance169 miles (272 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price£85 (€96)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar or TGV

Trains from Ghent to London cover the 169 miles (272 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 18 min with our travel partners like Eurostar or TGV. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £85, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £70. Travellers depart most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arrive in London Victoria.

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Eurostar trains Ghent to London

Buy your official Eurostar train tickets between Ghent and London from £70 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Ghent to London train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

Train information from Ghent to London with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 18 min
  • Average Price: £70
  • Eurostar frequency: 2 a day

When purchasing your Eurostar train tickets to London from Ghent, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Eurostar trains from Ghent to London

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The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

The check-in time for Eurostar to London train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from Ghent to London more comfortable.

With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the Ghent to London train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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Eurostar Trains from Ghent to London

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Ghent to London?

Travel between Ghent, Belgium and London, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Belgium?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 06/12/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Ghent to London as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Belgium from London, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from London to Ghent is: Restricted

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 07/12/2021. 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 London to Ghent train here.

What is the price of the cheapest train between Ghent and London?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to London from Ghent for the next 7 days starting from £70  one way.
How much does the train from Ghent to London cost on average?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Ghent to London train to cost on average £85  one way.
What is the distance to London from Ghent by train?
The Ghent to London train distance is approximately 169 miles (272 km).
How many hours does it take from Ghent to London by train?
On average the Ghent to London train time is 3 h 18 min  covering the 169 miles (272 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Ghent to London train leave from? Which London train station do I come into from Ghent?

When taking a train from Ghent, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort. When you arrive in London, your train can arrive in train stations including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Gent St Pieters   to London Victoria.

Where is the train station in Ghent to go to London? Where is the train station in London located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Gent St Pieters, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre of Ghent.

The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre of London.

What train providers offer a service to London from Ghent?
When taking a train from Ghent to London, you can count on Eurostar or TGV for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Ghent to London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there to London from Ghent?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Ghent to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Ghent to London? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Ghent at 06: 39. The last train leaves from Ghent at 18: 38. Check Omio for the latest train times from Ghent to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book train tickets to London from Ghent to score the best deals?
If you buy Ghent to London train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £85. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Ghent to London. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ghent
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Gent St Pieters is the most popular Ghent 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 Ghent for your journey to London.