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There are 6 ways to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent by train, bus, car 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  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Bruxelles Midi Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$49 - $123

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Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Ghent 803 / ...

$15 - $25

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Ghent 803 / ...

$39 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent 168.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Brussels, train  •  2 h 43 min

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

$96 - $296

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CDG - 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

$99 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent is to bus which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent is to train which costs 40€ - 110€ and takes 2 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG and arriving at Ghent. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Ghent is 242 km. The road distance is 270.1 km.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs 40€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent, including transfers.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG station.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV station.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs 40€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 151.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

What companies run services between Paris CDG Airport (CDG), France and Ghent, Belgium?

You can take a train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent via Bruxelles Midi and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 2 h 12 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Southend
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Airport Charles de Gaulle to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
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
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
29 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 Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Ghent
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Ghent
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ghent station.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) 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 Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent is 270 km. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent.

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Ghent bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 429+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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