London to Ghent train

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Cheap train tickets from London to Ghent

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Ghent is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Eurostar
19:342h47
London St Pancras International (STP)
23:21Ghent St Pieters
£2641One-way
1 change
Eurostar
17:042h50
London St Pancras International (STP)
20:54Ghent St Pieters
£2851One-way
1 change
Eurostar
15:042h50
London St Pancras International (STP)
18:54Ghent St Pieters
£2861One-way
1 change
Eurostar
10:012h53
London St Pancras International (STP)
13:54Ghent St Pieters
£3421One-way
1 change
Eurostar
09:012h53
London St Pancras International (STP)
12:54Ghent St Pieters
£4201One-way
1 change

Train timetableLondon to Ghent

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 25 May
Eurostar
08:163h04
London St Pancras International (STP)
12:20Ghent St Pieters
1 change
Eurostar
09:012h53
London St Pancras International (STP)
12:54Ghent St Pieters
1 change
Eurostar
10:012h53
London St Pancras International (STP)
13:54Ghent St Pieters
1 change
Eurostar
13:012h53
London St Pancras International (STP)
16:54Ghent St Pieters
1 change
Eurostar
15:042h50
London St Pancras International (STP)
18:54Ghent St Pieters
1 change
Eurostar
17:042h50
London St Pancras International (STP)
20:54Ghent St Pieters
1 change
Eurostar
19:342h47
London St Pancras International (STP)
23:21Ghent St Pieters
1 change

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Train times from London to Ghent

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 47 m

Average

2 h 52 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

272 km

To travel from London to Ghent you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Eurostar
19:342h47
London St Pancras International (STP)
23:21Ghent St Pieters
£2641One-way
1 change
Eurostar
17:042h50
London St Pancras International (STP)
20:54Ghent St Pieters
£2851One-way
1 change
Eurostar
15:042h50
London St Pancras International (STP)
18:54Ghent St Pieters
£2861One-way
1 change
Eurostar
10:012h53
London St Pancras International (STP)
13:54Ghent St Pieters
£3421One-way
1 change
Eurostar
09:012h53
London St Pancras International (STP)
12:54Ghent St Pieters
£4191One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from London to Ghent

distanceDistance169 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price£158 (€177)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEurostar or Fjord Line

Trains from London to Ghent cover the 169 miles long route taking on average 2 h 47 min with our travel partners like Eurostar or Fjord Line. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £158, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £68. Travellers depart most frequently from London Euston and arrive in Ghent St Pieters.

Train providers: Eurostar and Fjord Line trains London to Ghent

Buy your official Eurostar and Fjord Line train tickets to Ghent from London from £68 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

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 London to Ghent 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).

Eurostar from London to Ghent train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 47 min
  • Cheapest Price: £68
  • Eurostar frequency: 7 a day

Trains from London to Ghent

With a short journey time of approximately three hours and some early morning departures, not only is it easy to travel to Ghent from London by train, but it is also possible to break the journey with a few hours to explore Brussels. A similar timetable operates from Monday to Saturday with slightly fewer departures on Sundays. All trains leave from London St Pancras International and arrive at Ghent St Pieters.

Which train companies travel from London to Ghent?

Train routes between the two cities of London and Ghent are operated mainly by Eurostar, a European-owned high-speed service that links the United Kingdom with some continental countries via the Channel Tunnel. Eurostar tickets are available in three classes in modern and comfortable trains. Onboard services include luggage space, power sockets, individual lights, WiFi and cafe-bars.

How long is the train from London to Ghent?

The actual journey time by train from London to Ghent is approximately three hours but this will be longer if passengers wish to break their journey in Brussels, where connections are made at Brussels-Midi Train Station.

How many trains are there from London to Ghent?

There are up to nine trains to Ghent from London every day with trains leaving at regular intervals from the early morning until early evening. The first departure is later on Sundays while some late evening departures do not arrive in Ghent until the following day.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Ghent?

Departure train station: All trains from London to Ghent depart from London St Pancras International Station, which has several large concourses and is conveniently located for central London. It is part of a transport network that includes local, regional, intercity and underground trains as well as local buses and taxis. Station facilities at London St Pancras International include car parking, WiFi, left luggage storage, currency exchange, cafes and restaurants, including a champagne bar, and shops that range from supermarkets to high-end boutiques.

Arrival train station: All trains to Ghent from London terminate at Ghent St Pieters Station. This historic station is part of an extensive tram and bus network. To reach the city centre from Ghent St Pieters Station takes about 10 minutes by tram. Among the station facilities are left luggage storage, car parking and cafes.


Eurostar trains from London to Ghent

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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 Ghent 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 London to Ghent 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 London to Ghent 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 London to Ghent

The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

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FAQs: London to Ghent train

FAQs: Travel by train from London 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 London to Ghent.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Ghent can start from as little as £68 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Ghent is £158; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Ghent train time is 2 h 47 min   covering the 169 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Ghent leaves at 08: 16. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Ghent leaves at 19: 34.
There are 7 trains a day from London to Ghent which require at least one change with Eurostar or Fjord Line. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Ghent. Take the fast train with Eurostar from London to Ghent.
The high-speed Eurostar train from London to Ghent takes 2 h 47 min   on average.
For the best London to Ghent train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurostar or Fjord Line. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between London and Ghent to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 34.

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your route from including London Euston, London St Pancras International and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Ghent, you can end your route in train stations like Ghent St Pieters and Ghent-Dampoort.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Euston, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Ghent St Pieters, located 2.7 miles (4.4 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from London to Ghent is July.
You have options as you can travel to Ghent from London 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Ghent

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Ghent
London Euston is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Ghent.
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+44 3457114141
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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+44 3450774224
Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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+44 3451652030
Public transport options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transport options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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Public transport options for Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transport options for London Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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