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from Paris to Ghent

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Ghent on 23 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:00Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h55 18:55Brussels Airport
1 changes
£4251One-way
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15:00Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h55 18:55Brussels Airport
1 changes
£4251One-way

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Sun
23 Jan
£87Thalys
£13Flixbus
£425Swiss
Mon
24 Jan
£87Thalys
£11Flixbus
£295Swiss
Tue
25 Jan
£95Thalys
£11Flixbus
£325Lufthansa
Wed
26 Jan
£87Thalys
£11Flixbus
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Thu
27 Jan
£75Thalys
£11Flixbus
£248Swiss
Fri
28 Jan
£87Thalys
£9Flixbus
£295Swiss
Sat
29 Jan
£66Thalys
£9Flixbus
£323Lufthansa
Sun
30 Jan
£75Thalys
£10Flixbus
£248Swiss
Mon
31 Jan
£46Thalys
£9Flixbus
£487Swiss
Tue
1 Feb
£46Thalys
£10Flixbus
£354Lufthansa
Wed
2 Feb
£75Thalys
£11Flixbus
£254Lufthansa
Thu
3 Feb
£51Thalys
£10Flixbus
£248Swiss
Fri
4 Feb
£66Thalys
£10Flixbus
£248tab
Sat
5 Feb
£61Thalys
£9Flixbus
£249Lufthansa
Sun
6 Feb
£75Thalys
£10Flixbus
£248Swiss
Mon
7 Feb
£54Thalys
£9Flixbus
£354Lufthansa
Tue
8 Feb
£54Thalys
£10Flixbus
£355Lufthansa
Wed
9 Feb
£46Thalys
£9Flixbus
£205Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
10 Feb
£54Thalys
£10Flixbus
£248Swiss
Fri
11 Feb
£46Thalys
£11Flixbus
£205tab

Travel Information to Ghent from Paris

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £89
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £32 • 2 h 2 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss, Flixbus or Thalys

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 163 miles (263 km) to Ghent from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 2 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Swiss, Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Paris to Ghent.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Belgium due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Ghent from Paris?

International travel from Paris, France to Ghent, Belgium is: Partially open.

Can I enter Belgium if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 20/01/2022; 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 to Ghent from Paris.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Paris, France from Ghent, Belgium due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Belgium is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Ghent, Belgium?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 21/01/2022. 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 Paris from Ghent here.

What are my Paris to Ghent travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Paris and Ghent. You can take a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Paris and Ghent?

The cheapest way from Paris to Ghent is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £9 compared to other travel options to Ghent:

A coach journey is usually £81 less than a journey to Ghent by plane, which costs on average £89 for the same trip.

A coach is £23 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Paris to Ghent costing on average £32.

What is the fastest way to Ghent from Paris?

The fastest way from Paris to Ghent is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 2 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by flight can take you on average 3 h.

In comparison, getting to Ghent by coach can take on average 3 h 45 min.

How far is it from Paris to Ghent?

Ghent is approximately 163 miles (263 km) away from Paris.

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Ghent is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

When going from Paris to Ghent, where do I depart from Paris and where do I arrive in Ghent?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Ghent.
  • Most travellers board their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Gent St Pieters.

Who can get me from Paris to Ghent?

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

  • You can travel by plane from Paris to Ghent with Swiss, and you can find Swiss Paris to Ghent tickets for £89 on Omio.
  • You can travel by coach between Paris and Ghent with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Paris to Ghent tickets for £9 on Omio.
  • You can go to Ghent from Paris by train with Thalys. You'll see cheap train tickets for £32 with Thalys from Paris to Ghent on Omio.

Is there a way to travel directly from Paris to Ghent?

Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to Ghent with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights with.
  • You'll find direct coaches with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Ghent as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Ghent from Paris.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Paris to Ghent ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Ghent often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Brussels, Bruges or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Ghent itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Ghent and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Paris to Ghent tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Paris to Ghent, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £89 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £9 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £32 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Paris to Ghent tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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