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There are 8 ways to get from Prague to Ghent by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  5h 17m

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

81€ - 223€

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Bus, train  •  13h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Florenc to Plzen 880 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pilsen, CAN to Brussels, Gare du Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

34€ - 65€

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Fly to Charleroi, train  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Charleroi (CRL) PRG - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters

53€ - 227€

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h

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

94€ - 243€

Bus, train via Frankfurt am Main  •  11h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station 060 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

166€ - 320€

Bus  •  15h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Ghent N84 / ...

40€ - 65€

Train, night train  •  16h 7m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Regensburg Hbf 352 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Regensburg Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Nj
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

80€ - 112€

Drive  •  8h 31m

  1. Drive from Prague to Ghent 960.1 km

100€ - 160€

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Ghent is to bus and train which costs 850 Kč - 1 800 Kč and takes 13h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Ghent is to fly and train which costs 2 100 Kč - 6 000 Kč and takes 5h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Ghent. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Regensburg Hbf and Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 7m.

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The distance between Prague and Ghent is 763 km. The road distance is 960.1 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Ghent without a car is to bus and train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 11h 58m and costs 4 300 Kč - 8 500 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Prague to Ghent, including transfers.

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Prague to Ghent bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Ghent train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 762.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 17m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Ghent, Belgium?

FlixBus operates a bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Ghent twice daily. Tickets cost 45€ - 60€ and the journey takes 15h 40m. Eurolines FR also services this route once daily.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 280€
Flights from Prague to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Flights from Prague to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Prague to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Prague to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 380€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 21€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 21€
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 16€
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 16€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 22€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
13€ - 16€
Business
18€ - 22€
1st Class
18€ - 22€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Plzeň, Plzeň
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Ghent
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Pilsen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Pilsen, CAN to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Prague - Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Prague, Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Prague, Florenc to Plzen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Prague, Florenc to Gent, Dampoort
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
Eurolines FR
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Arda Tur
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Pilsen Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Arda Tur
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 90€
Website
Comati PSG
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague to Plzen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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

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Prague 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 Prague to Ghent is 960 km. It takes approximately 8h 31m to drive from Prague to Ghent.

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CSA, Brussels Airlines, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Prague to Ghent bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Busbud.

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