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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Paris to Ghent. Traveling by bus from Paris to Ghent usually takes around 4 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance164 mi (263 km)
Shortest duration3h 45m
Cheapest price$14.14
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Paris to Ghent?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Paris to Ghent. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus64h 35m$20.21
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 6 trips from Paris to Ghent, and usually makes the trip in about 4 hours and 35 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 34 minutes to cover the 164 miles from Paris to Ghent. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 45 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Ghent at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Paris to Ghent, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Paris to Ghent every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Paris to Ghent without transferring.

City Information

Paris

Paris, the famous City of Lights, is the premier destination of choice for people visiting France. Boasting a rich cultural heritage and world-famous culinary traditions, Paris will certainly amaze visitors with everything it has to offer. The city’s star attraction is the famous Eiffel Tower, which was constructed in 1889. An architectural marvel that has stood the test of time, the Eiffel Tower is perhaps the most iconic landmark of Paris, and visitors can take an elevator to the top for a panoramic view of the city. Another must-see iconic landmark is the Musée du Louvre, one of the best art museums in the world. At the Louvre, visitors can marvel at more than 35,000 works of art, including the world-famous Mona Lisa. If you wish to stay away from the deafening crowd, Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, the largest green space in the city, will have what you need.

Paris’ food scene is rich and vibrant, brimming with both traditional bistros and chic new restaurants. For those who enjoy a rustic French vibe, the 2ème arrondissement offers some great selections. If you feel like splurging a little bit, head over to Guy Savoy, one of the best restaurants in town.

Paris is a central hub of transportation in France and Europe, in general. Visitors can catch trains to other cities at one of the six central stations: Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est, Gare de Lyon, Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare Montparnasse, and Gare Saint-Lazare. The main bus station is Paris Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d'Auvergne located not too far from Gare d'Austerlitz. The principal airports in the city are Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly, and Beauvais–Tillé Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Paris?

Main departure station: Gare de Bercy Seine

Most buses depart from the main station in Paris.

All bus stations in Paris:

  • Gare de Bercy Seine

Where does the bus arrive in Ghent?

Main arrival station: Oktrooiplein

All buses from Paris arrive at one main station in Ghent.

All bus stations in Ghent:

  • Oktrooiplein

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