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There are 10 ways to get from Chatham to Ghent by train, bus, bus and ferry, taxi, 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.

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Train  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$76 - $204

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Train, bus Ouibus  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges
  3. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$35 - $50

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Train, bus via Lille Europe Eurostar  •  6h 13m

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

$86 - $160

Bus, bus and ferry  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Gillingham to Dover 007
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Ghent 803 / ...

$57 - $83

Taxi, Eurotunnel, drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Ghent

$294 - $322

Drive, car ferry  •  2h 59m

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

$54 - $79

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Woolwich Arsenal
  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 / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort

$120 - $364

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, train  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Chatham 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 / Gent-Sint-Pieters

$120 - $284

Train, train to Southend, fly to Antwerp  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Antwerp (ANR) SEN - ANR
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort

$142 - $515

Train to London City, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Woolwich Arsenal
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort

$122 - $366

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chatham to Ghent is to train and bus which costs £26 - £40 and takes 8h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to Ghent is to taxi and Eurotunnel and drive which costs £220 - £250 and takes 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Chatham, Institute Road and arriving at Ghent via Gillingham, Folkestone/Dover and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chatham to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Chatham and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Ebbsfleet International and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Chatham and Ghent is 141 miles.

The best way to get from Chatham to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs £55 - £160.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Chatham to Ghent, including transfers.

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Chatham to Ghent bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gillingham station.

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Chatham to Ghent train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ebbsfleet International station.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 140.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

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

You can take a train from Chatham to Ghent via Ebbsfleet International and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 3h 52m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$60 - $180
Premier
$140 - $210
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
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Chatham to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Chatham to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
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
Thameslink
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32m
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
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Greater Anglia
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.

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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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gillingham to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
44m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Chatham to Ghent bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ghent station.

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Ghent is 1h ahead of Chatham. It is currently 5:46 PM in Chatham and 6:46 PM in Ghent.

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

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport.

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