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There are 4 ways to get from Ghent to Liège by train, bus, night train or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Liege-Guillemins

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Brussels South
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Liège

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Liege-Guillemins

Drive

  1. Drive from Ghent to Liège

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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Liège is to bus which costs €14 - €18 and takes 3h 27m.

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The fastest way to get from Ghent to Liège is to drive which takes 1h 32m and costs €17 - €26.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ghent to Liège. However, there are services departing from Ghent and arriving at Liège via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gent-Sint-Pieters and arriving at Liege-Guillemins. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 36m.

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The distance between Ghent and Liège is 138 km. The road distance is 155.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Liège without a car is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs €14 - €21.

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The train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Liege-Guillemins takes 1h 36m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Ghent to Liège bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ghent station.

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Ghent to Liège train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Gent-Sint-Pieters station.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Liège is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs €14 - €21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €18 and takes 3h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Ghent to Liège.
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  • Distance: 137.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 36m

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Liège, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Liege-Guillemins hourly. Tickets cost €14 - €21 and the journey takes 1h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ghent to Liège via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station in around 3h 27m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €21
1st Class
€22 - €35
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Liège
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Blablabus

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Ghent to Liège bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Liège station.

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Ghent to Liège train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Liege-Guillemins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ghent to Liège is 155 km. It takes approximately 1h 32m to drive from Ghent to Liège.

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