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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Brussels, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. VIE - BRU

$89 - $236

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  20 h 36 min

  1. N136 / ...
  2. Intercity / ...

$81 - $135

6 alternative options

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. VIE - AMS

$115 - $268

Train  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Ice
  2. Ice
  3. Ic

$189 - $305

Train via Köln Hbf  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Ice
  2. Ice / ...
  3. Ic

$206 - $344

Bus  •  21 h 4 min

$82 - $119

Drive, train  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Ice

$199 - $305

Drive  •  10 h 39 min

  1. 726.4 miles

$150 - $220

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Ghent, Belgium?

You can take a train from Vienna to Ghent via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Bruxelles Midi, and Bruxelles-Midi in around 11 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Ghent via Brno and Brno Zvonarka in around 21 h 4 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $25
1st Class
$31 - $34
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Wien to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Vienna - Erdberg to Brno
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Brno Zvonarka to Ghent
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vienna and Ghent is 963 km. The road distance is 1162 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Ghent is to bus which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 21 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Vienna to Ghent is to fly and train which takes 5 h 21 min and costs 75€ - 210€.

No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Gent St Pieters via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 34 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Vienna - Erdberg and arriving at Ghent via Brno Zvonarka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 4 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Vienna to Ghent, including transfers.