There are 3 ways to get from Ghent to Liège by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins Ic

14€ - 20€

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Bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Gent, Dampoort to Liège 940 / ...

12€ - 25€

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Drive  •  1h 32m

  1. Drive from Ghent to Liège 155.3 km

17€ - 26€

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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Liège is to train which costs 14€ - 20€ and takes 1h 35m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gent, Dampoort and arriving at Liège. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters and arriving at Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 35m.

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The distance between Ghent and Liège is 138 km. The road distance is 155.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Liège without a car is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs 14€ - 20€.

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The train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins takes 1h 35m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Ghent to Liège bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Gent, Dampoort station.

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

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The best way to get from Ghent to Liège is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs 14€ - 20€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 25€ and takes 3h 45m.

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  • Distance: 137.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 35m

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins hourly. Tickets cost 14€ - 20€ and the journey takes 1h 35m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Gent, Dampoort to Liège once daily. Tickets cost 17€ - 25€ and the journey takes 3h 45m. FlixBus also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
21€ - 35€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Gent, Dampoort to Liège
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Eurolines FR
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Liège
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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