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

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Fly Milan Linate to Brussels, train  •  5 h 30 min

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

$59 - $267

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Line 2 subway to Milan Bergamo, fly to Charleroi, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Lanza to Cologno Nord
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Charleroi (CRL) BGY - CRL
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters

$43 - $200

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Brussels, train  •  5 h 42 min

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

$51 - $211

Fly Milan Linate to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Amsterdam (AMS) LIN - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort

$100 - $324

Fly Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Amsterdam (AMS) MXP - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort

$101 - $308

Train to Zurich, fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gent-Sint-Pieters

$136 - $378

Train  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi Tha
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$257 - $327

Train via Strasbourg  •  11 h 6 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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$212 - $342

Bus  •  16 h 45 min

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

$55 - $93

Bus, train  •  23 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Antwerpen
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$86 - $115

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 line 2 subway and fly and train which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Ghent is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 30 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, Milan and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Gent-Sint-Pieters via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 54 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 10 h 54 min and costs 210€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Milan to Ghent, including transfers.

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

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Milan to Ghent train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Ghent is to train which takes 10 h 54 min and costs 210€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 16 h 45 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 30 min

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

You can take a train from Milan to Ghent via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Bruxelles Midi, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 10 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Ghent via lampugnano m1, Milan, Milan, and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 16 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
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 Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $25
1st Class
$31 - $34
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
30 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 Antwerpen-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $20
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $120
First
$80 - $200
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $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
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Milan, Milan to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
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 30 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 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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KLM, Alitalia, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 414+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at $87 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 20 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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