There are 9 ways to get from Dublin to Ghent by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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

Fly to Brussels, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Brussels (BRU) DUB - BRU
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Gent St Pieters

$62 - $209

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges Londres > Bruges > Anvers > Utrecht > Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk

$48 - $64

7 alternative options

Fly to Antwerp, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Antwerp (ANR) DUB - ANR
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Gent-Dampoort

$126 - $244

Fly to Charleroi, bus, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Charleroi (CRL) DUB - CRL
  2. Take the bus from Charleroi Airport to Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gent St Pieters

$65 - $237

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Amsterdam (AMS) DUB - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Gent-Dampoort

$93 - $256

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Eindhoven (EIN) DUB - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Bus JF Kennedylaan/Limbopad to Gent-Dampoort (Bus)

$63 - $231

Car ferry, train  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gent St Pieters Ic

$279 - $527

Car ferry, train, bus  •  21 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Wolverhampton
  3. Take the bus from Wolverhampton to London Victoria Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from London to Ghent 814

$146 - $210

Car ferry, drive  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Dover
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  4. Drive from Calais to Ghent

$162 - $234

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Ghent, Belgium?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Ghent. However, you can take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Brussels, take the walk to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport, then take the train to Ghent. Alternatively, you can take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Antwerp, take the walk to Deurne Luchthaven, take the line 51 bus to Berchem Station perron 2, take the walk to Berchem Station perron 13, take the line 9 tram to Antwerpen Premetrostation Diamant, take the walk to Antwerpen Centraal, then take the train to Ghent.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Charleroi via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.force3.be
Flights from Dublin to Antwerp via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Antwerp via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Dublin to Antwerp via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Dublin to Antwerp via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Antwerp via Southend
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $26
1st Class
$32 - $36
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven Bus JF Kennedylaan/Limbopad to Gent-Dampoort (Bus)
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $260
Eurostar
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
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$170 - $250
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Bus operators
Brussels City Shuttle
Phone
+352 50 55 62 1
Website
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Bus from Charleroi Airport to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
brussels-city-shuttle.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Wolverhampton to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dublin to Ghent?

The distance between Dublin and Ghent is 724 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dublin to Ghent?

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Ghent is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 18 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dublin to Ghent?

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Ghent is to fly and train which takes 5 h 16 min and costs 50€ - 170€.

How long does it take to get from Dublin to Ghent?

It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Dublin to Ghent, including transfers.