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Overview: Train from Düsseldorf to Ostend

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Düsseldorf to Ostend cover the 167 miles (269 km) long route taking on average 3 h 34 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available.

Train companies: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from Düsseldorf to Ostend trains

Thalys and Deutsche Bahn will get you between Düsseldorf and Ostend at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn
Thalys

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Ostend from Düsseldorf. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Düsseldorf and Ostend:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply

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    FAQs

    Am I allowed to travel by train from Düsseldorf, Germany to Ostend, Belgium?

    Travel between Düsseldorf, Germany and Ostend, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Belgium from Germany?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

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

    All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 1/27/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Düsseldorf and Ostend as this information can change.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Düsseldorf, Germany from Ostend, Belgium?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Ostend to Düsseldorf is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Belgium?

    Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

    What are the safety rules to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany?

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

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

    Last checked on 1/27/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Düsseldorf from Ostend here.

    How far is Düsseldorf to Ostend by train?

    The Düsseldorf to Ostend train distance is approximately 167 miles (269 km).

    How long is the train to Ostend from Düsseldorf?

    While the time it takes to travel 167 miles (269 km) to Ostend from Düsseldorf can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Düsseldorf to Ostend train journey time is on average 3 h 34 min.

    What train providers go from Düsseldorf to Ostend?

    For the best Düsseldorf to Ostend train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Düsseldorf and Ostend to compare what amenities they may offer.

    How many train services are there between Düsseldorf and Ostend a day?

    On average, there are 8 trains a day from Düsseldorf to Ostend. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Düsseldorf
    Ostend
    The major railway station for departures from Düsseldorf is Düsseldorf Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Düsseldorf Hbf for your journey between Düsseldorf and Ostend.