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There are 9 ways to get from Ghent to Venice by train, plane, car train, bus or car

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Train to Brussels, fly to Venice  •  5 h 24 min

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

$58 - $258

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Train to Charleroi, fly to Venice Treviso  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Venice Treviso (TSF) CRL - TSF

$71 - $311

Train to Brussels, fly to Venice Treviso  •  5 h 52 min

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

$79 - $334

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Venice  •  7 h 15 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 (AMS) to Venice (VCE) AMS - VCE

$82 - $321

Train  •  14 h 40 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 Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Fr

$285 - $383

Train, car train  •  21 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the car train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia Reg / ...

$127 - $262

Bus  •  21 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Düsseldorf 280
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Venice, Venice N28

$80 - $134

Train, bus  •  24 h 56 min

  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
  3. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Venice

$138 - $257

Drive  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Venice 758.1 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Venice is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Venice is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ghent to Venice. However, there are services departing from Ghent and arriving at Venice, Venice via Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 35 min.

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The distance between Ghent and Venice is 891 km. The road distance is 1213 km.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Venice without a car is to train which takes 14 h 40 min and costs 240€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Ghent to Venice, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ghent to Venice is to train which takes 14 h 40 min and costs 240€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 21 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Ghent to Venice.
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  • Distance: 557.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Ghent to Venice via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Milano Porta Garibaldi, Garibaldi Fs, Centrale Fs, and Milano Centrale in around 14 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ghent to Venice via Düsseldorf in around 21 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $320
Flights from Brussels to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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 Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 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-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-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
13 h 44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
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 Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels-North to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Venice
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Ghent to Venice is 1213 km. It takes approximately 11 h 53 min to drive from Ghent to Venice.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Venice Airport.

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