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Duration 2h 1m
Distance 286.1 km
Average price 90€
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Paris and Ghent takes 2h 1m and the fastest train takes 1h 55m. The train service runs several times per day from Paris 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. Paris Nord
  2. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Ghent
1h 58m
84€ - 165€

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 58m.

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The distance between Paris and Ghent is 263 km. The road distance is 286.1 km.

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Paris to Ghent train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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Paris 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 87€ per night.

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