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Train Information from London to Ostend

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$89 (€72)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from London to Ostend cover the 132 miles (213 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 20 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 route costs around $89 (€72), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $85 (€68).

Train companies

Eurostar London – Ostend

Find the best trains from London to Ostend with Omio's travel partners Eurostar from $85 (€68). 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 $85 (€68) 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.

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Trains from London to Ostend
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from London, United Kingdom to Ostend, Belgium?

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

Is international entry into Ostend from London restricted?

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

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

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 with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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?

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 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Ostend from London closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Belgium by train?

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

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

Reentry to 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?

What are the requirements?

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 9/25/21. 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 London from Ostend here.

How much are cheap trains to Ostend from London?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from London to Ostend to cost as little as $85 (€68)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between London and Ostend?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Ostend train to cost on average $89 (€72)  one way.
How far is Ostend from London by train?
The London to Ostend train distance is approximately 132 miles (213 km).
How many hours is the train time to Ostend from London?
While the time it takes to travel 132 miles (213 km) between London and Ostend can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London to Ostend train journey time is on average 4 h 20 min.
Which train providers can take me between London and Ostend?
For the trip from London to Ostend you can take a train with Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Ostend from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there from London to Ostend?
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 can I take the first train from London to Ostend? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the earliest train from London to Ostend at 7: 55 AM   or take the last train from London to Ostend leaving at 10: 04 AM. Look for the latest London to Ostend train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I purchase train tickets from London to Ostend to score the best deals?
You can find trains from London to Ostend to cost on average $89 (€72) 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the London to Ostend train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Ostend
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
Amenities
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London Liverpool Street
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Paddington
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport. Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
London Waterloo East
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176