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Train Information between Paris and Ostend

distanceDistance165 miles (266 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$89 (€71)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesThalys

Trains from Paris to Ostend cover the 165 miles (266 km) long route taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like Thalys. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $65 (€53), but the average price of train tickets is $89 (€71).

Thalys

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Paris to Ostend with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

It’s easy to book your Thalys train ticket from Paris to Ostend online with Omio! Simply check the current Thalys train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Paris and Ostend as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Thalys train tickets online. Prices for Thalys trains between Paris and Ostend start at $65 (€53) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 165 miles (266 km). If you search for Thalys trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Thalys tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train from Paris to Ostend. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Paris to Ostend Thalys train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

When purchasing your Thalys train tickets between Paris and Ostend, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

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Trains from Paris to Ostend
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Ostend, Belgium if I'm coming from Paris, France by train?

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

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

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 9/19/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Paris to Ostend before traveling.

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

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

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

Reentry to France 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?

What are the requirements?

  • 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 Paris, France?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/20/21. 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 Paris from Ostend here.

How much do cheap train tickets between Paris and Ostend cost?
Train tickets from Paris to Ostend for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $65 (€53)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the train from Paris to Ostend on average?
The Paris to Ostend train ticket price is on average $89 (€71)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Paris to Ostend by train?
The distance between Paris and Ostend by train is approximately 165 miles (266 km).
How long is the train ride from Paris to Ostend?
The train time between Paris and Ostend is on average 2 h 50 min  for the 165 miles (266 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Ostend from Paris by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train providers should I travel with from Paris to Ostend?
When taking a train from Paris to Ostend, you can count on Thalys for the best way to get you to Ostend. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Ostend from Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
What are the first and last departure train times from Paris to Ostend?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Paris at 8: 25 AM. The last train leaves from Paris at 12: 22 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Paris to Ostend and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book Paris to Ostend train tickets to get the best deals?
If you book the Paris to Ostend train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $89 (€71). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Paris and Ostend. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Ostend
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Refreshments
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 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Refreshments
WC

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 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
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.