London to Ghent by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:13
  • Last train
    19:34
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 35m

Travelling from London to Ghent by train

The fastest trains from London to Ghent take around 2 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 272 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Ghent.

Journeys between London and Ghent usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from London to Ghent every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 11 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Ghent is usually scheduled to depart London around 06:13 and the last train is around 19:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:57, and the last at 20:03.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book London to Ghent train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from London to Ghent by train.

Which trains operate between London and Ghent?

More than one type of train operates on the route from London to Ghent, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurostar
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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