There are 10 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 Vienna to Brussels, train  •  5 h 36 min

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

$95 - $237

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Train to Bratislava, fly to Charleroi, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Charleroi (CRL) BTS - CRL
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters

$63 - $260

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Fly Vienna to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 56 min

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

$121 - $270

Fly Vienna to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) VIE - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters

$131 - $314

Train via Würzburg Hbf  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  5. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$222 - $339

Train  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  3. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$221 - $322

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Lille 1920
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Ghent 803 / ...

$76 - $124

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  23 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Brno 000002 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brno Zvonarka to Ghent

$80 - $115

Drive, train  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to München Ost
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  3. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Ghent

$212 - $321

Drive  •  10 h 39 min

  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 65€ - 100€ and takes 23 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Ghent is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 36 min.

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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 20 h 15 min.

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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 Gent-Sint-Pieters via Würzburg Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 2 min.

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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 12 h 2 min and costs 190€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min 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 12 h 2 min and costs 190€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 20 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 602 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Vienna to Ghent via Würzburg Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 12 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Ghent via Lille in around 20 h 15 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Vienna to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
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
Flights from Vienna to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Vienna to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
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
Flights from Vienna to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bratislava to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$31 - $34
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
47 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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Gent-Sint-Pieters
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $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 Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $240
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 Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
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
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Ghent
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Brno
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
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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