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Train Information from Calais to Ostend

distanceDistance49 miles (79 km)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day

Trains from Calais to Ostend cover the 49 miles (79 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 5 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Calais, France and Ostend, Belgium allowed?

Travel by train between Calais, France and Ostend, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Ostend from Calais restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Calais?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Ostend, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Calais and Ostend closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to France from Belgium by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Calais, France from Ostend is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Calais from Ostend restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Ostend?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Calais, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Calais from Ostend closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the distance between Calais and Ostend by train?
The train distance from Calais to Ostend is around 49 miles (79 km).
How long is a train from Calais to Ostend on average?
On average the Calais to Ostend train travel time is 5 h 5 min  for the 49 miles (79 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
How many train services per day are there from Calais to Ostend?
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Calais to Ostend. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

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