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There are 12 ways to get from London to Gent-Dampoort by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Ghent N814 / ...

$58 - $146

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Bus, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort Ic / ...

$17 - $25

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Train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort Ic

$62 - $152

Bus and ferry, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Ghent N814 / ...

$60 - $85

Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Ghent N814

$23 - $40

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Gent-Dampoort

$205 - $222

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Gent-Dampoort

$61 - $90

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  4 h 49 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

$110 - $350

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort

$92 - $261

Fly London Gatwick to Brussels, train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort

$211 - $559

Train to Southend, fly to Antwerp, train  •  5 h 25 min

  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

$125 - $491

Fly London City to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (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

$112 - $352

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Gent-Dampoort is to bus and train which costs £13 - £20 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Gent-Dampoort is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £150 - £170 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London and arriving at Ghent. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between London and Gent-Dampoort is 171 miles.

The best way to get from London to Gent-Dampoort without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 22 min and costs £40 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from London to Gent-Dampoort, including transfers.

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London to Gent-Dampoort bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from London to Gent-Dampoort is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs £45 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £30 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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London to Gent-Dampoort bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ghent station.

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Map of how to get from London to Gent-Dampoort.
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  • Distance: 171 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

What companies run services between London, England and Gent-Dampoort, Belgium?

You can take a train from London to Gent-Dampoort via Lille Europe Eurostar, Gare Lille Europe, Gare Jean Lebas, Gare de Roubaix, Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk, and Courtrai / Kortrijk in around 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London to Gent-Dampoort twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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 Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Ghent
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Gent-Dampoort is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 2:52 PM in London and 3:52 PM in Gent-Dampoort.

British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport.

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Book your London to Gent-Dampoort bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 418+ hotels available in Gent-Dampoort. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £3 - £4.

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