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There are 11 ways to get from Milan to Ghent by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Milan Linate to Brussels, train  •  5 h 39 min

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

$59 - $266

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Fly Milan Bergamo to Charleroi, train  •  6 h 19 min

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

$42 - $202

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Brussels, train  •  5 h 52 min

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

$51 - $210

Fly Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LIN - 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

$95 - $319

Fly Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MXP - 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

$96 - $303

Train to Zurich, fly to Brussels, train  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters

$169 - $435

Train Thalys  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  2. Take the train from Chambery to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$285 - $357

Train via Strasbourg  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$255 - $362

Bus, train  •  23 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Antwerpen
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic

$80 - $115

Bus  •  24 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Lampugnano to Brussel N836
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ghent 1753

$65 - $118

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Ghent 592.2 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Ghent is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Ghent is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Ghent. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Ghent via Milan Lampugnano and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Milano Porta Garibaldi and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Chambery and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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The distance between Milan and Ghent is 741 km. The road distance is 947.6 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 9 h 55 min and costs 240€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Milan to Ghent, including transfers.

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Milan to Ghent bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Milan Lampugnano station.

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Milan to Ghent train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Milano Porta Garibaldi station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Ghent is to train which takes 9 h 55 min and costs 240€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 24 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 463.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Milan to Ghent via Chambery-Challes-E, Chambery, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 9 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Ghent via lampugnano m1, Milan Lampugnano, and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 24 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
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 Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
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-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $20
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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
Train from Chambery to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $270
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$210 - $270
1st Class
$280 - $390
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Brussel
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.it
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 Milan, Milan to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ghent
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Milan to Ghent train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Ghent is 948 km. It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to drive from Milan to Ghent.

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Brussels Airlines, Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 428+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 19 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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