How to get from London to Ghent

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from London to Ghent

You can get from London to Ghent by train, bus or flight.

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bus

To get from London to Ghent on 17 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30London11h05 21:35Ghent
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£971One-way
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09:30London11h05 21:35Ghent
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£971One-way
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08:16London St Pancras2h41 11:57Ghent St Pieters
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£2861One-way
15:04London St Pancras2h53 18:57Ghent St Pieters
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£3431One-way
09:01London St Pancras2h56 12:57Ghent St Pieters
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£3431One-way

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Travel Information to Ghent from London

distanceDistance169 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£67 - £210
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £67 • 7 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £103 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Brussels Airlines or Eurostar

Travel 169 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between London and Ghent. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £67. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Brussels Airlines or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct from London to Ghent.

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FAQs

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Ghent, Belgium is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Ghent from London restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from London to Ghent closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Is my journey back to London from Ghent restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 08/08/2022. 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.

There are 4 ways to travel from London to Ghent including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Ghent, which costs on average £67.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ghent:

A coach journey is usually £36 less than a journey to Ghent by plane, which costs on average £103 for the same trip.

A coach is generally £142 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £210 from London to Ghent.

The fastest way from London to Ghent is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

Other travel options between London and Ghent can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Ghent by coach can take on average 7 h 10 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 41 min.

The London to Ghent distance is approximately 169 miles.

The average frequency per day from London to Ghent is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Ghent from London 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 when travelling from London to Ghent:

  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from London to Ghent depart from London Victoria to Gent St Pieters.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Ghent by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus London to Ghent tickets on Omio for £67.
  • Brussels Airlines can take you to Ghent by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Brussels Airlines from London to Ghent for £103.
  • Eurostar can take you to Ghent by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Eurostar from London to Ghent for £210.
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!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £67 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £103 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £210 one way on average.

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

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