There are 8 ways to get from Ashford to Ghent by train, bus, car train, car, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gent St Pieters Intercity / ...

$64 - $162

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Calais
  2. Take the bus from Calais to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Gent St Pieters Ic

$29 - $41

6 alternative options

Train via Lille Flandres  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Gent St Pieters Ic

$55 - $113

Train, bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Ghent 803 / ...

$47 - $101

Eurotunnel, drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Ghent

$232 - $249

Car ferry, drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Ghent

$49 - $72

Train to London City, fly to Antwerp, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Antwerp (ANR) LCY - ANR
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Gent-Dampoort

$106 - $348

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Gent St Pieters

$130 - $306

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Ghent is to bus and train which costs £21 - £35 and takes 8 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Ghent is to Eurotunnel and drive which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £170 - £190.

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The distance between Ashford and Ghent is 199 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Ashford to Ghent, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Ashford to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Ashford(Kent) Int. and arriving at Gent St Pieters via Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Ashford, England and Ghent, Belgium?

You can take a train from Ashford to Ghent via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and Bruxelles-Midi in around 2 h 22 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from London City to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$130 - $180
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $110
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $50
Premier
$58 - $64
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$31 - $34
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Ghent
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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