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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Ostend

distanceDistance115 miles (186 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $44
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€14) • 4 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $44 (€37) • 4 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Thalys

Take a bus or train to travel 115 miles (186 km) to Ostend from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Ostend.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Belgium due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Ostend from Amsterdam?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Ostend, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Ostend from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Ostend, Belgium from Amsterdam?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Ostend, Belgium?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 1/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Amsterdam to Ostend closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Ostend, Belgium due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Belgium is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Ostend restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from Ostend?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • 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
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 1/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Ostend closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Amsterdam to Ostend?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Ostend from Amsterdam. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Amsterdam to Ostend?

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Ostend is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€14) compared to other travel options to Ostend:

Taking a bus is about $27 (€23) less than taking a train, which costs on average $44 (€37) for this route.

What is the fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Ostend?

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Ostend is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 22 min.

There are alternative travel options to Ostend that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Ostend by bus can take on average 4 h 45 min.

What is the distance between Amsterdam and Ostend?

The distance is approximately 115 miles (186 km) from Amsterdam to Ostend.

How many services a day are there to Ostend from Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Ostend is:

  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Amsterdam and Ostend as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Amsterdam to Ostend?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Ostend:

    Who can get me from Amsterdam to Ostend?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Ostend:

    • You can go to Ostend from Amsterdam by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $17 (€14) with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Ostend on Omio.
    • You can take a train from Amsterdam to Ostend with Thalys. Cheap tickets can be found for $44 (€37) with Thalys from Amsterdam to Ostend.

    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Amsterdam to Ostend?

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Ostend often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Brussels, Bruges or Antwerp. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Ostend itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Ostend and any of these top destinations today!

    How far in advance should I buy tickets from Amsterdam to Ostend online to get the best deals?

    Before traveling from Amsterdam to Ostend, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket costs $17 (€14) one way on average for this trip.
    • A train ticket for this route is costing $44 (€37) one way on average.

    But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Ostend tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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