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There are 7 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.

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  5h 49m

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

$95 - $237

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  22h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Brno 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brno Zvonarka to Ghent

$74 - $110

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) VIE - 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

$116 - $270

Train  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$221 - $336

Bus FlixBus  •  19h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Lille 1920
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Ghent N814 / ...

$76 - $124

Drive, train  •  12h 43m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice
  4. Drive from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Ghent

$209 - $314

Drive  •  10h 39m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Ghent 726.4 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Ghent is to bus which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 22h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Ghent is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 210€ and takes 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Ghent via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 34m.

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The distance between Vienna and Ghent is 963 km. The road distance is 1162.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 11h 34m and costs 190€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Vienna to Ghent, including transfers.

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

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Vienna to Ghent train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Ghent is to train which takes 11h 34m and costs 190€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 19h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 602 miles
  • Duration: 5h 49m

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

You can take a train from Vienna to Ghent via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 11h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Ghent via Lille in around 19h 40m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgiantrain.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
47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$12 - $17
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Lille
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Ghent
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Brno
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Brno Zvonarka to Ghent
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
elines.cz

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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Vienna 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 Vienna to Ghent is 1162 km. It takes approximately 10h 39m to drive from Vienna to Ghent.

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Ethiopian Airlines, easyJet, Eurowings and four other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Ghent train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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

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There are 440+ hotels available in Ghent. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 11€.

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