Thinking about taking the train from Ghent to Paris? We've got you covered.
It usually takes around 2 hours 36 minutes to travel the 264 km from Ghent to Paris by train, although you can get there in as little as 2 hours 6 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 27 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.
Train tickets from Ghent to Paris start from $23.24 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
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It takes an average of 2h 36m to travel from Ghent to Paris by train, over a distance of around 164 miles (264 km). There are normally 27 trains per day traveling from Ghent to Paris and tickets for this journey start from $23.24 when you book in advance.
264 miles (164 km)
27 trains per day
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Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Ghent to Paris by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Ghent and Paris is 2 hours and 36 minutes, with around 27 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Ghent to Paris is 2 hours and 6 minutes.
Train tickets from Ghent to Paris can start from as little as $23.24 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Ghent to Paris. Travelling from Ghent to Paris by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Ghent to Paris leaves at 05:55. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Ghent to Paris leaves at 20:36. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Ghent to Paris cover a distance of around 164 miles (264 km) during the journey.