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Route overview
Avg. journey time3h 09m
Fare range€18.00 - €156.00
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at06:08
Last train departs at22:28
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 07m
Changes1 change
Origin StationParis
Destination StationGhent

Paris to Ghent train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Ghent for Thursday 21st Feb 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
2h 21m
1 change
2h 44m
1 change
2h 10m
1 change
2h 09m
1 change
2h 17m
1 change

Thalys trains from Paris to Ghent

You can travel from Paris to Ghent on Thalys trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 300km/h and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

How long does it take to travel from Paris to Ghent by train?

The average journey time between Paris and Ghent is 3 hours and 9 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 7 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 30 trains per day travelling from Paris to Ghent. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Paris to Ghent?

The first train from Paris to Ghent departs at 06:08. The last train from Paris to Ghent departs at 22:28. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Paris and Ghent?

No, it is not possible to travel from Paris to Ghent without having to change trains. To travel from Paris to Ghent will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Ghent to Paris. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Paris to Ghent.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Ghent for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/02/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/10/2018 for travel on 01/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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