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Lyon to Ghent by train

  • First train
    05:50
  • Last train
    22:04
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 20m
  • Distance
    600 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 15m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lyon to Ghent by train

Fast trains from Lyon to Ghent take around 4 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 600 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Ghent.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Ghent?

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

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Lyon 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 20 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Lyon to Ghent?

The Lyon to Ghent train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Lyon to Ghent train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Ghent is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 05:50 and the last train is around 22:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 05:50, and the last at 21:08.

When to book Lyon to Ghent train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Lyon to Ghent by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lyon and Ghent?

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

  • Alleo
  • Eurostar
  • Intercites
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Regional Commuter Train
  • Regionalzug
  • Stoptrein
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Thalys
  • Train Express Regional

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

Ghent to Lyon by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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.