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from Brussels to Ostend

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

Our recommendation

To get from Brussels to Ostend on Sep 24 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sep 23
$22SNCB | IC
Sep 24
$22SNCB | IC
Sep 25
$22SNCB | IC
Sep 26
$22SNCB | IC
Sep 27
$22SNCB | IC
Sep 28
$22SNCB | IC
Sep 29
$22SNCB | IC

Travel Information between Brussels and Ostend

distanceDistance67 miles (108 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€7) • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCB | IC

Take a bus or train to travel 67 miles (108 km) to Ostend from Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SNCB | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Brussels to Ostend.

Travel Tips

Travel from Brussels to Ostend
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.
How do I travel from Brussels to Ostend?

There are 2 travel options from Brussels to Ostend: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Brussels to Ostend?

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Ostend is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $9 (€7) compared to other travel options to Ostend:

Taking a bus is usually $14 (€11) less than taking a train to Ostend, which costs on average $22 (€18) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Brussels and Ostend?

The fastest way to get to Ostend from Brussels is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 9 min.

Other travel options to Ostend can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 25 min.

How many miles from Brussels to Ostend would I travel?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Ostend is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Brussels and in Ostend?

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

    Which travel companies can get me from Brussels to Ostend?

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

    • You can travel by bus from Brussels to Ostend with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Brussels to Ostend tickets for $9 (€7) on Omio.
    • You can go to Ostend from Brussels by train with SNCB | IC. You'll see cheap train tickets for $22 (€18) with SNCB | IC from Brussels to Ostend on Omio.
    Can I find a direct route to Ostend from Brussels?

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

    • You'll find 25 direct trains per day with SNCB | IC.

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

    Where else should I travel to after my journey from Brussels to Ostend ends?
    Your trip from Brussels to Ostend doesn't have to end in Ostend. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Bruges, Antwerp or Lille. If you’d like to add Bruges, Antwerp or Lille to your Brussels to Ostend tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Ostend today!
    When should I book a ticket from Brussels to Ostend online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Brussels to Ostend, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing $9 (€7) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost on average $22 (€18) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Brussels to Ostend online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Brüssel Gare Central

    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 1, 3, 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines S1, S2, S5, S7, S9
    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.

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