The cheapest trains from Lille to Ghent

Showing times and prices for 30 Nov

Cheapest

£10

Average

£10

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Lille to Ghent will cost around £ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 10.

Cheapest
11:09Lille Flandres1h15 12:24Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way
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13:09Lille Flandres1h15 14:24Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way
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18:09Lille Flandres1h15 19:24Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way
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08:09Lille Flandres1h15 09:24Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way
Cheapest
19:09Lille Flandres1h15 20:24Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way

Timetable Lille to Ghent

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08:09Lille Flandres1h15 09:24Ghent St Pieters
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10:09Lille Flandres1h15 11:24Ghent St Pieters
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11:09Lille Flandres1h15 12:24Ghent St Pieters
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12:09Lille Flandres1h15 13:24Ghent St Pieters
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13:09Lille Flandres1h15 14:24Ghent St Pieters
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14:09Lille Flandres1h15 15:24Ghent St Pieters
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16:09Lille Flandres1h15 17:24Ghent St Pieters
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17:09Lille Flandres1h15 18:24Ghent St Pieters
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18:09Lille Flandres1h15 19:24Ghent St Pieters
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19:09Lille Flandres1h15 20:24Ghent St Pieters
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20:09Lille Flandres1h15 21:24Ghent St Pieters
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Tue
30 Nov
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£4Flixbus
Wed
1 Dec
£10SNCB
£4Flixbus
Thu
2 Dec
£10SNCB
£4Flixbus
Fri
3 Dec
£10SNCB
£4Flixbus
Sat
4 Dec
£8SNCB
£4Flixbus
Sun
5 Dec
£10SNCB
£4Flixbus
Mon
6 Dec
£10SNCB
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Tue
7 Dec
£10SNCB
£4Flixbus
Wed
8 Dec
£10SNCB
£4Flixbus
Thu
9 Dec
£10SNCB
£4Flixbus
Fri
10 Dec
£10SNCB
£4Flixbus
Sat
11 Dec
£10SNCB
£9Union Ivkoni International
Mon
13 Dec
£10SNCB
£7Union Ivkoni International
Tue
14 Dec
£10SNCB
£3Flixbus
Wed
15 Dec
£10SNCB
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Thu
16 Dec
£10SNCB
£5Flixbus
Fri
17 Dec
£10SNCB
£5Flixbus
Sat
18 Dec
£10SNCB
£5Flixbus
Sun
19 Dec
£10SNCB
£5Flixbus

The fastest trains from Lille to Ghent

Showing times and prices for 30 Nov

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 15 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

65 km

It's difficult to get from Lille to Ghent without changing at least once.

Fastest
11:09Lille Flandres1h15 12:24Ghent St Pieters
1 changes
£101One-way
Fastest
13:09Lille Flandres1h15 14:24Ghent St Pieters
1 changes
£101One-way
Fastest
18:09Lille Flandres1h15 19:24Ghent St Pieters
1 changes
£101One-way
Fastest
08:09Lille Flandres1h15 09:24Ghent St Pieters
1 changes
£101One-way
Fastest
19:09Lille Flandres1h15 20:24Ghent St Pieters
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£101One-way

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Train Information to Ghent from Lille

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price£10 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCB, SNCB | IC, TGV or TGV

Trains from Lille to Ghent cover the 40 miles (65 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 11 min with our travel partners like SNCB, SNCB | IC, TGV or TGV. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Lille Flandres and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Train providers

Travel with TGV and SNCB to Ghent from Lille

For as little as £8 you can travel by train from Lille to Ghent with TGV and SNCB. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

SNCB
TGV

SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train to Ghent from Lille.

If you're looking for cheap SNCB tickets from Lille to Ghent, check out Omio! With one-way Lille to Ghent train ticket prices starting as low as £8 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Ghent from Lille by showing you the latest SNCB offers, train timetables and tickets for this 40 miles (65 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this route, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with SNCB. If you search for SNCB tickets between Lille and Ghent in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Ghent from Lille on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with SNCB so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • Average Price: £8

SNCB has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train to Ghent from Lille:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips

Trains from Lille 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 Lille to Ghent.
FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Lille, France to Ghent, Belgium?

Travel between Lille, France and Ghent, Belgium by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from France?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Lille?

Conditions of entry:

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

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

When travelling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Lille to Ghent before travelling.

What restrictions are there on reentering France from Ghent, Belgium?

Return travel from Belgium to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Lille from Ghent?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Ghent?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Lille, France?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 28/11/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Lille from Ghent.

How much does a cheap train to Ghent from Lille cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Lille to Ghent to cost as little as £8  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Lille to Ghent?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Lille to Ghent train prices are on average £10  one way.
How far is it from Lille to Ghent by train?
The distance between Lille and Ghent by train is approximately 40 miles (65 km).
How long is the train journey from Lille to Ghent?
On average the train from Lille to Ghent duration is 1 h 11 min  for the 40 miles (65 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Lille to Ghent train leave from? Which Ghent train station do I come into from Lille?

Some of the Lille train stations to Ghent you can start your journey from include Lille Flandres, Lille, Gare de Lille-Europe and Gare de Lille Flandres. 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 Lille Flandres   and arriving in Gent St Pieters.

Where is the departure train station in Lille located? Where is the arrival train station in Ghent located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Lille Flandres and travel around 0.6 miles (895 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Gent St Pieters and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the train station to the city centre in Ghent.

Which train companies can get me from Lille to Ghent?
For the best Lille to Ghent train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCB, SNCB | IC, TGV or TGV. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Ghent from Lille to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there between Lille and Ghent a day?
The average number of trains departing Lille for Ghent is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Lille to Ghent?
If you prefer early morning trains from Lille to Ghent, the first train leaves at 06: 09. If you prefer late night trains from Lille to Ghent, the last train of the day leaves at 12: 30. Omio shows you the latest train from Lille to Ghent schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I book Lille to Ghent train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Lille to Ghent is on average £10 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Lille and Ghent available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lille
Ghent
Lille Flandres is the most popular Lille 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 Lille for your journey to Ghent.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 07: 00 - 20: 00 | Sat: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sun: 09: 00 - 19: 30
Public transport options for Lille Flandres
Metro lines: 1, 2
Bus lines: CIT1, CIT2, 86, 88, 12, L91, L91 Express, 51, 10, 50, 14, 56
Tram lines: R, T
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Hauts-de-France, INTERCITED
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Lille, Gare de Lille-Europe
Metro lines: 2
Tram lines: R, T
Bus lines: 12, 16, 18, 35, 36, 51, 86, 88, L5, L90, L91, Charleroi Airport shuttle
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, TER GV, Eurostar, Thalys