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4 Feb
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6 Feb
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7 Feb
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8 Feb
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11 Feb
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12 Feb
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13 Feb
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Travel Information from London to Ghent

distanceDistance169 miles (272 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£30 - £58
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £30 • 8 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £44 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBrussels Airlines, Flixbus or Eurostar

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 169 miles (272 km) between London and Ghent. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £30. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Brussels Airlines, Flixbus or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct from London to Ghent.

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FAQs

Does Belgium have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Ghent from London?

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Ghent, Belgium is: Partially open.

Can I enter Belgium if coming from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • 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 and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022; 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 from London to Ghent.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to London, United Kingdom from Ghent, Belgium due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Belgium is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to London from Ghent restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Ghent?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 28/01/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Ghent closer to your date of departure here.

How do you get from London to Ghent?

There are 3 ways to get from London to Ghent: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Ghent from London?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Ghent, which costs on average £30.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ghent:

A coach is £13 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from London to Ghent costing on average £44.

A coach journey is usually £27 less than a journey to Ghent by train, which costs on average £58 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from London to Ghent?

The quickest way to travel from London to Ghent is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 8 h 10 min.

In comparison, getting to Ghent by train can take on average 2 h 50 min.

How far is it from London to Ghent?

The distance between London and Ghent is around 169 miles (272 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from London to Ghent?

The average frequency per day from London to Ghent is:

  • 2 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from London to Ghent?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Ghent:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Ghent.
  • Most travellers take a train from London Victoria to Gent St Pieters.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from London to Ghent?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Ghent:

  • You can travel by plane between London and Ghent with Brussels Airlines, and you can find Brussels Airlines London to Ghent tickets for £44 on Omio.
  • You can go to Ghent from London by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £30 with Flixbus from London to Ghent on Omio.
  • You can take a train from London to Ghent with Eurostar. Cheap tickets can be found for £58 with Eurostar from London to Ghent.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between London and Ghent ends?

Your journey from London to Ghent doesn't have to end in Ghent. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Bruges or Amsterdam. If you’d like to add Brussels, Bruges or Amsterdam to your London to Ghent trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Ghent today!

How far in advance should I purchase my London to Ghent ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £44 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £30 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £58 one way on average.

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