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Ghent to Liège by train

The journey from Ghent to Liège by train is 85.81 mi and takes 1 hr 38 min. There are 24 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:23 AM and the last at 11:48 PM. It is possible to travel from Ghent to Liège by train for as little as $12.32 or as much as $162.06. The best price for this journey is $12.32.

Lowest Price$12.32
Journey Duration1 hr 38 min
Connection per Day24
Lowest Price$12.32
Highest Price$162.06
First Departure5:23 AM
Last Departure11:48 PM
Distance85.81 mi
DepartureGhent
ArrivalLiège
CarriersEurostar, Deutsche BahnMore

Ghent to Liège Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Ghent to Liège?

The cheapest train tickets from Ghent to Liège cost $12.32. On average, you can expect to spend around $31.25 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Ghent to Liège.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Ghent to Liège. On average, though, you'll pay about $31.25 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Ghent to Liège by train?

The distance between Ghent and Liège is approximately 85.81 mi. In general, it will take you about 1 hr 38 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Ghent and Liège by train usually takes 1 hr 38 min to cover a distance of 85.81 mi. The shortest journey from Ghent to Liège will take you 1 hr 25 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Liège quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Ghent to Liège leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Ghent at 5:23 AM, and the last departure will leave at 11:48 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Ghent to Liège can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. The first departure of the night from Ghent to Liège leaves at 5:23 AM, while the last journey sets out at 11:48 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Ghent and Liège. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

What are the stations on the Ghent to Liège route?

You can depart from Ghent at stations such as . At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Liège at the following stations: . Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Ghent and Liège. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Ghent to Liège?

If you want to get from Ghent to Liège, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 24 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 17 direct journeys between Ghent and Liège. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 7 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Ghent to Liège. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Ghent to Liège.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Ghent to Liège, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Ghent to Liège.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

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If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Ghent - Liège train tickets can be found for as low as $21.89 if you’re lucky, or $24.11 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $26.72.

Find the best day to travel to Liège by train

When travelling to Liège by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Deutsche Bahn is the German national railway company headquartered in Berlin, Germany which operates an extensive rail network throughout Germany, including high-speed intercity trains (ICE), regional trains, and local commuter trains.

Eurostar is a high-speed passenger train service connecting London with several cities in mainland Europe, including Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. Launched in 1994, Eurostar has since established itself as a popular mode of transportation for leisure and business travelers. With speeds reaching up to 300 km/h, Eurostar trains offer a fast and environmentally-friendly.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

SNCB is Belgium's national railway company. Founded in 1926, SNCB operates passenger and freight trains on the Belgian rail network, which spans over 3,600 kilometers of track. SNCB's passenger services include domestic and international routes, with connections to neighboring countries such as France, the Netherlands, Germany, and Luxembourg. The company operates a range of train types, from high-speed trains like the Thalys and Eurostar to regional and commuter trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Ghent to Liège

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Eurostar and SNCB when traveling from Ghent to Liège.

Standard

Eurostar Standard tickets are for budget-conscious travelers and the most widely available and affordable option. However, they have limited flexibility
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Standard Premier

Eurostar Standard Premier tickets offer a premium economy experience, ideal for work in quiet and comfort, but at a higher cost than Standard. This ticket includes extra legroom, complimentary meals, and access to magazines.
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Business Premier

Business Premier tickets are Eurostar's first-class option with top-level comfort and flexibility, but also the most expensive. With this ticket, you will have spacious seating, delectable meals served at your seat, access to exclusive lounges, and dedicated assistance.
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Second

Second class SNCB train tickets give you the opportunity to travel solo or in a group with affordable options.
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First

First-class carriages are easily identified by a yellow band and the number 1. They offer more space and a quieter environment. It is advisable to opt for first class during busy train commutes.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Business Premier travelers and Eurostar™ carte blanche holders enjoy free wi-fi in lounges at select stations. Free wi-fi vouchers are available at Ashford's information desk. All trains also provide free wi-fi, connect via EurostarTrainsWiFi.
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Starting September 2012, a quiet coach option is available for Business and Standard Premier travelers at no extra cost.
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Every seat features UK and European power sockets. Business Premier and Standard Premier also include USB sockets.
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Your Eurostar ticket allows you to take a generous amount of luggage on board with no weight restrictions. You can carry two suitcases and one hand-held item, all labeled properly, as long as they don't exceed 85 cm in length. Baby strollers and pushchairs are allowed on board. You can also bring your bike or musical instrument, which will count as one of your two medium-sized luggage pieces as long as it is in a carrying case under 85 cm in length.
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Assistance for travelers with disabilities or the elderly is available at all stations. The type of assistance varies by location. Pre-booking at least 24 hours in advance is recommended, with a 60-minute prior arrival if not pre-booked.
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Café Métropole aboard Eurostar trains offers discounts for reusable cups. Unsold food is donated to Olio, benefiting London communities. Food in Standard Premier: Standard Premier offers international dishes throughout the day. Breakfast features fruits, pastries, and more until 10:14. After 10:15, enjoy a light meal, dessert, and drinks. Food in Business Premier: Business Premier's menu is curated by Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc OBE. Drinks, from tea to champagne, are available throughout the journey.
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Fresh air is constantly drawn in and filtered throughout the journey.
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Got a musical instrument or guitar under 85 cm? You can include it as part of your luggage on Eurostar. If you have a boxed bike, reserve a spot by reaching out to the Eurostar travel service (available on select trains). Folding and children's bikes under 85 cm are welcome, but they should be in a protective bag. Heads up: e-scooters and hoverboards are a no-go. Plus, you can bring along a pair of skis or a snowboard in addition to your luggage
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Most SNCB train carriages have electrical outlets.
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Assistance service is provided for persons with reduced mobility.
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Wifi service is not available on SNCB trains.
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On SNCB trips, you're allowed to bring 3 pieces of luggage with a combined weight under 30kg. Once settled, neatly stow your items either above or below your seat. Feel free to bring along briefcases, backpacks, suitcases, manual or automatic wheelchairs, pushchairs, prams, foldable bikes, unicycles, scooters, and even sports gear like skis.
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No restaurant car available on SNCB trains. It's recommended for passengers to carry their own snacks and water.
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Currently, 30% of SNCB train seats lack air conditioning. The aim is to reduce this to 20% by 2026 and to equip all trains with air conditioning by 2032.
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You can bring briefcases, rucksacks, suitcases, wheelchairs, pushchairs, prams, folding bikes, unicycles, scooters, and sports equipment on board for free. The maximum weight allowed is 30 kg, and a maximum of three items per passenger. You should stow their luggage in the provided space above and below their seats. For (electric) bicycles, tandems, bicycle carts, or segways, a Bike Supplement is required.
Services on board Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus from Ghent to Liège
Compare services on board when travelling from Ghent to Liège by train.
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Ghent to Liège CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
9.67kg
Bus
10.36kg
Flight
27.62kg
Car
22.1kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Ghent to Liège by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Ghent and Liège are 9.67kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Ghent and Liège? By taking the train between Ghent and Liège you will save 17.95kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.69kg compared to a bus and 12.43kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Ghent to Liège?
A train ticket from Ghent to Liège is $31.25. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $12.32.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Ghent to Liège?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Ghent to Liège is $12.32. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Ghent and Liège by train?
Ghent to Liège is 85.81 mi.
How long does the train between Ghent and Liège take?
Ghent to Liège is on average 1 hr 38 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 25 min.
Which companies operate from Ghent to Liège?
The train journey from Ghent to Liège is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn, FlixBus, SNCB and DB - Intercity.
How many train connections per day go from Ghent to Liège?
Ghent to Liège has 24 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Ghent to Liège leave?
The earliest train from Ghent to Liège departs at 5:23 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Ghent to Liège depart?
The latest train from Ghent to Liège departs at 11:48 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Ghent to Liège in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $12.32 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Ghent to Liège?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Ghent to go to Liège. You can go from Ghent St Pieters, Ghent-Dampoort and Merelbeke and you can arrive at Liège-Guillemins, Liège-Palais and Bressoux.
How many direct connections depart from Ghent to Liège?
There are on average 17 direct connection(s) from Ghent to go to Liège.
What's the fastest journey time between Ghent to Liège by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Ghent and Liège is 1 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct train from Ghent to Liège?
Yes, there is a direct train between Ghent and Liège.
What are the CO2 emissions for Ghent to Liège by train?
The train journey from Ghent to Liège creates 9.67kg of CO2 emissions.

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