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There are 6 ways to get from Ghent to Strasbourg by train, bus, car 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 inOui TGV  •  5h 11m

  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 Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...

$178 - $261

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Bus  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Brussels, Brussels-North station 1753
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Strasbourg 299 / ...

$28 - $50

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Train  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Luxembourg Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville Ter
  4. Take the train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg

$60 - $109

Train, bus  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North to Strasbourg

$58 - $106

Drive  •  4h 40m

  1. Drive from Ghent to Strasbourg 309.5 miles

$65 - $100

Train, fly  •  3h 17m

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

$101 - $328

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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Strasbourg is to bus which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 8h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Strasbourg is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 290€ and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ghent to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Ghent and arriving at Strasbourg via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ghent to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters and arriving at Strasbourg via Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Paris Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 11m.

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The distance between Ghent and Strasbourg is 398 km. The road distance is 495.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Strasbourg without a car is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs 150€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Ghent to Strasbourg, including transfers.

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

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Ghent to Strasbourg 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 Strasbourg is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs 150€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 8h 15m.

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  • Distance: 249 miles
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Strasbourg, France?

You can take a train from Ghent to Strasbourg via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, and Paris Est in around 5h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ghent to Strasbourg via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 8h 15m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels-North to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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

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Ghent to Strasbourg train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ghent to Strasbourg is 495 km. It takes approximately 4h 40m to drive from Ghent to Strasbourg.

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Aegean Airlines and Brussels Airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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