There are 4 ways to get from Lille to Ghent by train, bus, car or rideshare

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  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre Ic / ...

$33 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Ghent 803 / ...

$4 - $7

2 alternative options

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Ghent 46.6 miles

$9 - $14

Rideshare  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lille to Ghent 45.5 miles

$6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Ghent is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Ghent is to drive which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 48 min.

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The distance between Lille and Ghent is 65 km. The road distance is 74.5 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Lille to Ghent, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lille and arriving at Ghent. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Lille Europe and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre via Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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

You can take a train from Lille to Ghent via Bruxelles Midi and Bruxelles-Midi in around 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lille to Ghent every 3 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $48
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$66 - $68
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $17
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Ghent
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lille to Ghent
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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