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Duration 7h 47m
Distance 580.8 km
Average price 150€
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cherbourg-Octeville and Ghent takes 7h 47m and the fastest train takes 5h 39m. The train service runs several times per day from Cherbourg-Octeville 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. Cherbourg
  2. Paris Nord
  3. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Ghent
6h 47m
127€ - 256€

Cherbourg-Octeville to Ghent train times

Trains run three times a day between Cherbourg-Octeville and Ghent. The service departs Cherbourg-Octeville at 12:41 in the afternoon, which arrives into Ghent at 19:21. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 47m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Cherbourg-Octeville to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Cherbourg and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Haussmann St Lazare, Paris Nord and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 47m.

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The distance between Cherbourg-Octeville and Ghent is 410 km. The road distance is 580.8 km.

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Cherbourg-Octeville to Ghent train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Cherbourg station.

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Cherbourg-Octeville 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 213+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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