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from London to Ostend

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Travel Information to Ostend from London

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $98
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€25) • 7 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $98 (€78) • 4 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Eurostar

Travel 132 miles (213 km) by bus or train between London and Ostend. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Ostend.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Ostend, Belgium if I’m coming from London, United Kingdom?

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Ostend, Belgium is: Partially open.

Can I enter Belgium if coming from United Kingdom?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Ostend if traveling from London?

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 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 measures do I need to follow in Ostend, Belgium due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Belgium must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/14/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between London and Ostend.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to London, United Kingdom from Ostend, Belgium?

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Belgium is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Belgium?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Belgium?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 9/17/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to London from Ostend.

How do I reach Ostend from London?

You can travel between London and Ostend 2 different ways: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from London to Ostend is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $31 (€25) compared to other travel options to Ostend:

Taking a bus is usually $67 (€54) less than taking a train to Ostend, which costs on average $98 (€78) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from London to Ostend?

The fastest way from London to Ostend is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 13 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 5 min.

How far is Ostend from London?

The distance from London to Ostend is approximately 132 miles (213 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from London to Ostend?

The average frequency per day from London to Ostend is:

  • 2 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Ostend from London, what are the departure and arrival points in London and Ostend?

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

    Which travel operators can get me to Ostend from London?

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

    • You can travel by bus between London and Ostend with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus London to Ostend tickets for $31 (€25) on Omio.
    • You can travel between London and Ostend by train with Eurostar. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $98 (€78) with Eurostar from London to Ostend.
    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from London to Ostend?
    Looking to extend your trip from London to Ostend? Many Omio customers who go from London to Ostend usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Bruges or Antwerp. If you're looking to explore Brussels, Bruges or Antwerp from Ostend, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    How far in advance should I purchase tickets from London to Ostend online to get the best deals?

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

    • Bus tickets cost on average $31 (€25) one way.
    • Train tickets cost $98 (€78) one way on average.

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

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Ostend
    London
    Amenities
    London Liverpool Street Stn
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the bus 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 Bridge
    Amenities
    Refreshments

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