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There are 10 ways to get from London Victoria to Ghent by train, bus and ferry, bus, 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  •  4 h 21 min

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

$76 - $216

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Bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Ghent N814 / ...

$23 - $40

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Ghent 280 / ...

$60 - $85

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Ghent

$206 - $222

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 43 min

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

$61 - $89

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train  •  5 h 33 min

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

$101 - $258

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  5 h 10 min

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

$112 - $353

Fly London City to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 12 min

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

$114 - $355

Train to Southend, fly to Antwerp, train  •  6 h

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

$128 - $496

Fly London Gatwick to Brussels, train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$218 - $549

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Ghent is to bus which costs £18 - £30 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Ghent is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £150 - £180 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London and arriving at Ghent. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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The distance between London Victoria and Ghent is 171 miles.

The best way to get from London Victoria to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs £55 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from London Victoria to Ghent, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Ghent is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs £55 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £30 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from London Victoria to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 170.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from London Victoria to Ghent via King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 4 h 21 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London Victoria to Ghent 4 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from Southend to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
59 min
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 Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
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 Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
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 Lille to Ghent
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Ghent
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

Ghent is 1 h ahead of London Victoria. It is currently 8:34 AM in London Victoria and 9:34 AM in Ghent.

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

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There are 422+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs £12 - £27.

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