How to travel from Brussels to Ostend

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from Brussels to Ostend

How to get from Brussels to Ostend by train, bus or flight.

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train

The best way to travel from Brussels to Ostend is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

SNCB | IC
10:04AM1h13
Brussels-Midi
11:17AMOstende
$281One-way
0 transfers
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SNCB | IC
10:04AM1h13
Brussels-Midi
11:17AMOstende
$281One-way
0 transfers
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SNCB | IC
09:08AM1h09
Brussels-Midi
10:17AMOstende
$281One-way
0 transfers
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SNCB | IC
09:39AM2h24
Brussels-Midi
12:03PMOstende
$281One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:39AM2h24
Brussels-Midi
11:03AMOstende
$281One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:08AM1h09
Brussels-Midi
09:17AMOstende
$281One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Brussels to Ostend

distanceDistance67 miles (108 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$26 - $16
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€14) • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $26 (€22) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or PKP Intercity

Take a train or bus to travel 67 miles (108 km) from Brussels to Ostend. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or PKP Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Brussels to Ostend.

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All travel companies: Bus from Brussels to Ostend

Travel between Brussels and Ostend on FlixBus travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    FAQs: Travel from Brussels to Ostend

    FAQs: Travel to Ostend easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Brussels to Ostend.
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    You can get between Brussels and Ostend 2 different ways: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Ostend from Brussels is by taking a bus, which costs on average $16 (€14).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Brussels to Ostend:

    Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which average ticket prices of ().

    A bus is () less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Brussels to Ostend costing on average ().

    A bus is $10 (€8) less than a train with an average ticket price of $26 (€22) from Brussels to Ostend.

    The quickest way to travel to Ostend from Brussels is by train, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Getting to Ostend by bus takes 1 h 20 min on average.

    The Brussels to Ostend distance is around 67 miles (108 km).

    The average frequency per day from Brussels to Ostend is:

    • 3 buses a day.
    • Around 25 trains per day.

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

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Brussels to Ostend:

    • Most travelers catch their flight from Brussels Airport and arrive in Ostend Bruges International Airport.

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

    • You can travel to Ostend from Brussels by bus with BlaBlaCar, Flibco International, FlixBus or Infobus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $16 (€14) with FlixBus from Brussels to Ostend.
    • You can travel from Brussels to Ostend by train with PKP Intercity, BSB or SNCB. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $28 (€24) with SNCB from Brussels to Ostend.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Brussels to Ostend with the following travel companies:

    • You can find 3 direct buses per day to take to Ostend with FlixBus.
    • You can find 13 direct trains per day to take to Ostend with SNCB.

    Direct services to Ostend tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

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

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