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There are 4 ways to get from Ashford to Ghent by train, bus, car train, car or car ferry

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

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Train  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$63 - $158

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Ghent N814 / ...

$46 - $99

2 alternative options

Eurotunnel, drive  •  2h 17m

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

$229 - $245

Car ferry, drive  •  2h 39m

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

$49 - $72

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The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Ghent is to car ferry and drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 2h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Ghent is to train which costs £45 - £130 and takes 2h 11m.

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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 Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 11m.

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The distance between Ashford and Ghent is 124 miles.

The best way to get from Ashford to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 2h 11m and costs £45 - £130.

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It takes approximately 2h 11m to get from Ashford to Ghent, including transfers.

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Ashford to Ghent train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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Ghent is 1h ahead of Ashford. It is currently 2:37 PM in Ashford and 3:37 PM in Ghent.

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

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 124.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 11m

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

You can take a train from Ashford to Ghent via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 2h 11m.

Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $110
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgiantrain.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$12 - $17
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Ghent
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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