There are 10 ways to get from Strasbourg to Ghent by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic

$147 - $163

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Bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Brussels, Brussels-North station 299 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ghent 1753

$28 - $47

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Bus, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Brussels-North
  2. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic

$62 - $106

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Ghent 309 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Strasbourg to Brussels, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Brussels (BRU) SXB - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gent-Sint-Pieters

$102 - $328

Train to Basel, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to St-Louis (Haut-Rhin)
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gent-Sint-Pieters

$85 - $302

Fly Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) SXB - LIL
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters

$113 - $456

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Brussels (BRU) STR - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gent-Sint-Pieters

$114 - $313

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  4. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gent-Sint-Pieters

$138 - $357

Fly Strasbourg to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 1 min

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

$138 - $491

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No, there is no direct bus from Strasbourg to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Ghent via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Gent-Sint-Pieters via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Ghent is 398 km. The road distance is 494.5 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Strasbourg to Ghent, including transfers.

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

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Strasbourg to Ghent train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Strasbourg station.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Ghent is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Strasbourg Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Strasbourg to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 249 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Strasbourg, France and Ghent, Belgium?

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Ghent via Bruxelles Midi and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Strasbourg to Ghent via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
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 Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
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
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
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to St-Louis (Haut-Rhin)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $68
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
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
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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 Strasbourg to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
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
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Brussels-North
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Strasbourg 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 Strasbourg to Ghent is 494 km. It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to drive from Strasbourg to Ghent.

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Tarom and Brussels Airlines offer flights from Strasbourg Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Strasbourg to Ghent bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Strasbourg Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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