There are 4 ways to get from Lille to Ghent by train, bus, car or rideshare
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What companies run services between Lille, France and Ghent, Belgium?
SNCF operates a train from Lille to Ghent hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lille to Ghent every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.
Train from Lille Flandres to Gent St Pieters
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 16 min
- Estimated price
- $13 - $20
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Lille to Ghent?
The distance between Lille and Ghent is 65 km. The road distance is 75 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Lille to Ghent?
The cheapest way to get from Lille to Ghent is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1 h 7 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Lille to Ghent?
The quickest way to get from Lille to Ghent is to drive which takes 48 min and costs 7€ - 12€.
Is there a direct train between Lille and Ghent?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lille Flandres and arriving at Gent St Pieters. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 16 min.
Is there a direct bus between Lille and Ghent?
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lille and arriving at Ghent. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.
How long does it take to get from Lille to Ghent?
The train from Lille Flandres to Gent St Pieters takes 1 h 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.