There are 10 ways to get from Southend East Station to Ghent 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.

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Train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Southend East to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic

$87 - $232

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Train, bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Southend East to London Fenchurch Street
  2. Take the bus from London to Ghent 814 / ...

$39 - $60

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Ghent 280 / ...

$67 - $98

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Southend East Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Ghent

$209 - $227

Drive, carferry  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Southend East Station to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Ghent

$63 - $92

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Southend East to West Ham
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  4. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort

$119 - $364

Fly Southend to Antwerp, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Antwerp (ANR) SEN - ANR
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Gent-Dampoort

$109 - $469

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Southend East to West Ham
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gent-Sint-Pieters

$112 - $274

Train to London City, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Southend East to West Ham
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam (AMS) LCY - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  4. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort

$121 - $366

Fly Southend to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 3 min

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

$90 - $250

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southend East Station to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea and arriving at Ghent via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 4 min.

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The distance between Southend East Station and Ghent is 134 miles.

The best way to get from Southend East Station to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Southend East Station to Ghent, including transfers.

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Southend East Station to Ghent bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Southend-on-Sea station.

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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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Southend East Station to Ghent bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ghent station.

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Ghent is 1 h ahead of Southend East Station. It is currently 4:28 AM in Southend East Station and 5:28 AM in Ghent.

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

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There are 414+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southend East Station to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 134.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

What companies run services between Southend East Station, England and Ghent, Belgium?

You can take a train from Southend East Station to Ghent via West Ham, West Ham Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 5 h 27 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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend East to West Ham
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend East to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to 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
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to 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
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
$172
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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Ghent
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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