There are 10 ways to get from Ghent to London by train, bus, car, car train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Gent St Pieters to Lille Flandres Ic
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$68 - $168

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to London Ouibus

$25 - $35

8 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to London 814

$30 - $55

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$208 - $225

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 35 min

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

$62 - $89

Train to Brussels, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 28 min

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

$99 - $254

Train to Antwerp, fly to London City  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to London City (LCY) ANR - LCY

$80 - $311

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen Centraal
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY

$109 - $350

Train to Antwerp, fly to Southend, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Southend (SEN) ANR - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$110 - $432

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to London City  •  5 h 33 min

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

$94 - $352

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ghent to London is to bus which costs 21€ - 30€ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to London is to drive and Eurotunnel which takes 3 h 20 min and costs 170€ - 200€.

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The distance between Ghent and London is 272 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Ghent to London, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ghent and arriving at London. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ghent to London. However, there are services departing from Gent St Pieters and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Lille Europe Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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

You can take a train from Ghent to London via Lille Flandres and Lille Europe Eurostar in around 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Ghent to London every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Antwerp to Southend
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gent St Pieters to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$31 - $34
Train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.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 Antwerpen Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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