How to get from Birmingham to Ghent

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Travel Information to Ghent from Birmingham

distanceDistance259 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £173 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or tab

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 259 miles to Ghent from Birmingham. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or tab among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Ghent.

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International travel from Birmingham, United Kingdom to Ghent, Belgium is: Fully open.

Can I enter Belgium if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Ghent if travelling from Birmingham?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Ghent, Belgium due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Belgium must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Birmingham and Ghent.

The current restriction level for returning to Birmingham, United Kingdom from Belgium is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Birmingham, United Kingdom from Ghent, Belgium?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Birmingham from Ghent?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Birmingham from Ghent here.

You can travel to Ghent from Birmingham 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Ghent, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ghent:

A ferry is generally £22 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £22 from Birmingham to Ghent.

A ferry is £173 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Birmingham to Ghent costing on average £173.

A ferry journey is usually £2 less than a journey to Ghent by train, which costs on average £2 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Birmingham to Ghent is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Ghent from Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 14 h 40 min   of travel time.

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In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 26 min   on average.

The distance from Birmingham to Ghent is approximately 259 miles.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Ghent is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Ghent from Birmingham as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Ghent:

  • Coaches most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Ghent at Ghent.
  • Trains mostly depart from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Ghent, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Ghent. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Birmingham to Ghent tickets on Omio for £22.
  • Tab can get you to Ghent by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with tab from Birmingham to Ghent for £173 on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Birmingham to Ghent often also extend their holiday to go to Brussels, Bruges or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Ghent and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip between Birmingham and Ghent, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £22 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £173 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £2 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Birmingham and Ghent online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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