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Overview: Train from London to Ostend

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$151 (€128)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

Trains from London to Ostend cover the 132 miles (213 km) long route taking on average 4 h 15 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $151 (€128), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $151 (€128).

Train companies: Eurostar London – Ostend

Find the best trains from London to Ostend with Omio's travel partners Eurostar from $151 (€128). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Eurostar

Eurostar offers high-quality train services between London and Ostend and you can book your Eurostar train tickets on Omio starting at $151 (€128) one-way. Eurostar’s high-speed railway service connects the UK to mainland Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam amongst other popular European cities. The Eurostar train makes travel between the United Kingdom and mainland Europe as smooth and easy as possible. With Eurostar trains reaching speeds up to 200 mph (320 kmh), you can travel 132 miles (213 km) underwater through the Chunnel from London to Ostend.

When you book your London to Ostend train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding). Choose which amenities you prefer when buying your London to Ostend train ticket and enjoy the comfortable travel experience with Eurostar!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Eurostar when booking your train tickets from London to Ostend due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Ostend

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from London to Ostend?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Ostend, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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?

When traveling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/24/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from London to Ostend before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Ostend, Belgium?

Return travel from Belgium to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Ostend?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Ostend?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 1/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Ostend.

What is the price of the cheapest train from London to Ostend?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to Ostend trains for as little as $151 (€128)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train to Ostend from London?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $151 (€128)  for a train ticket to Ostend from London.

How far is Ostend from London by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Ostend from London by train to be approximately 132 miles (213 km).

What is the London to Ostend train travel time?

The train time from London to Ostend is on average 4 h 15 min  for the 132 miles (213 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Ostend from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train companies go from London to Ostend?

For the journey from London to Ostend you can take a train with Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Ostend from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

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

On average, there are 2 trains a day from London to Ostend. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from London to Ostend? When does the last train depart from London to Ostend?

The first London to Ostend train departs at 9: 01 AM   and the last train from London to Ostend leaves at 9: 01 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from London to Ostend on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket from London to Ostend to get the best deals?

You can find trains between London and Ostend to cost on average $151 (€128) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the London to Ostend train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Ostend
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your journey from London to Ostend.
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Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139