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There are 12 ways to get from Ghent to London by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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.

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Train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International

$73 - $211

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to London 814

$35 - $65

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Bus, train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Lille 803 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International

$54 - $147

Bus, bus and ferry  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Lille 803 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$59 - $87

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

$205 - $222

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 36 min

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

$61 - $89

Train to Brussels, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR

$98 - $254

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Central / 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 15 min

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

$110 - $431

Train to Brussels, fly to London Gatwick  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Gatwick (LGW) BRU - LGW

$217 - $549

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London City  •  5 h 45 min

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

$111 - $352

Train to Brussels, fly to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Birmingham (BHX) BRU - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

$107 - $364

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ghent to London is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ghent and arriving at London. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 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 Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Ghent and London is 272 km.

The best way to get from Ghent to London without a car is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs 60€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Ghent to London, including transfers.

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

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Ghent to London 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 London is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs 60€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Ghent to London.
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  • Distance: 170.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Ghent to London via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ghent to London 6 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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 Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Antwerp to Southend
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Brussels to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters 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-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
47 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 Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
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
$171
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
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ghent to London
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Ghent to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London station.

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London is 1 h behind Ghent. It is currently 10:23 PM in Ghent and 9:23 PM in London.

Ghent to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM and British Airways offer flights from Brussels Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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