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Duration 7h 54m
Distance 651.7 km
Average price 160€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Besançon and Ghent takes 7h 54m and the fastest train takes 4h 48m. The train service runs several times per day from Besançon to Ghent. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Paris

  1. Besancon Viotte
  2. Paris Nord
  3. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Ghent
5h 27m
149€ - 254€

Besançon to Ghent train times

Trains run twice daily between Besançon and Ghent. The earliest departure is at 05:33 in the morning, and the last departure from Besançon is at 19:35 which arrives into Ghent at 09:24. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 54m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Besançon to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Besancon Viotte and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 27m.

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The distance between Besançon and Ghent is 455 km. The road distance is 651.7 km.

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Besançon to Ghent train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Besancon Viotte station.

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Besançon to Ghent train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters station.

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There are 530+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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