Duration 3h 12m
Distance 186 km
Average price 170€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Canterbury and Ghent takes 3h 12m and the fastest train takes 2h 36m. There is at least one train per day from Canterbury 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.


  1. Ashford International Eurostar
  2. Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  3. Ghent
3h 29m
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99€ - 370€

Canterbury to Ghent train times

Trains run once daily between Canterbury and Ghent. The service departs Canterbury at 06:49 in the morning, which arrives into Ghent at 11:19. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 12m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Ashford International Eurostar and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between Canterbury and Ghent is 186 km.

Canterbury to Ghent train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford International Eurostar station.

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

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Ghent is 1h ahead of Canterbury. It is currently 1:58 PM in Canterbury and 2:58 PM in Ghent.

There are 418+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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