There are 13 ways to get from Brighton to Ghent by train, bus, car, car train, 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  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre Ic / ...

$96 - $244

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, Preston Circus to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 025 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges
  3. Take the train from Bruges to Gand-Saint-Pierre Ic / ...

$25 - $37

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Train, bus Ouibus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges
  3. Take the train from Bruges to Gand-Saint-Pierre Ic / ...

$43 - $69

Train, bus FlixBus  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Blackfriars
  2. Take the bus from London to Ghent 814 / ...

$46 - $70

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 34 min

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

$211 - $230

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 58 min

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

$67 - $97

Train to London City, fly to Antwerp, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Antwerp (ANR) LCY - ANR
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem to Gand-Dampoort

$105 - $344

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Gand-Dampoort

$134 - $383

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre

$128 - $302

Fly London Gatwick to Brussels, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre

$216 - $546

Fly London Gatwick to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam (AMS) LGW - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Gand-Dampoort

$102 - $279

Train to London City, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam (AMS) LCY - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Gand-Dampoort

$136 - $385

Train, train to Southend, fly to Antwerp  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Antwerp (ANR) SEN - ANR
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem to Gand-Dampoort

$151 - $525

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Ghent is to bus and train which costs £19 - £29 and takes 8 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Ghent is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £160 - £180 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Ghent is 170 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Brighton to Ghent, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre via London St. Pancras International and Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Ghent via London St Pancras International LL, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Bruxelles-Midi in around 5 h 4 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from Southend to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
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
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre
Ave. Duration
30 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 Bruges to Gand-Saint-Pierre
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Anvers-Berchem to Gand-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
46 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 Anvers-Central to Gand-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre
Ave. Duration
59 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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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