There are 11 ways to get from Ghent to Barcelona by train, plane, bus 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

Train to Brussels, fly  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Barcelona (BCN) BRU - BCN

$53 - $212

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Train to Charleroi, fly  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Barcelona (BCN) CRL - BCN

$75 - $339

Train to Antwerp, fly  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort to Anvers-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Barcelona (BCN) ANR - BCN

$68 - $294

Train to Ostend, fly  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Ostende
  2. Fly from Ostend (OST) to Barcelona (BCN) OST - BCN

$59 - $164

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort to Anvers-Berchem
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven
  4. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Barcelona (BCN) EIN - BCN

$75 - $339

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort to Anvers-Central
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Barcelona (BCN) RTM - BCN

$87 - $383

Train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Valence TGV
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$298 - $411

Bus, train  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Lille 800 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Paris Nord Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$252 - $297

Bus  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Gent to Barcelona

$126

Train, bus  •  22 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Brussels Airport - Zaventem Ic
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Barcelona N781

$102 - $164

Drive  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Barcelona 827.2 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Ghent and Barcelona is 1081 km. The road distance is 1323.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Ghent to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gent and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ghent to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Gand-Saint-Pierre and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Ghent to Barcelona via Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, and Valence TGV in around 10 h 20 min. Alternatively, Starbus operates a bus from Ghent to Barcelona once daily. Tickets cost $126 and the journey takes 18 h 30 min.

Airlines
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Rotterdam to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Charleroi to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Antwerp to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Ostend to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Bruxelles-Midi
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 - $17
Train from Gand-Dampoort to Anvers-Berchem
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 Gand-Saint-Pierre to Ostende
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Anvers-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Gand-Dampoort to Anvers-Central
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
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$220 - $280
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$220 - $280
1st Class
$290 - $400
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Lille Europe to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $400
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Gent to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$126
Schedules at
starbus.es

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