How to travel from Paris to Ostend

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Travel Information between Paris and Ostend

distanceDistance165 miles (266 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $63
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $10 (€9) • 3 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $34 (€30) • 4 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 165 miles (266 km) from Paris to Ostend. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Paris to Ostend.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Ostend

Travel Tips: 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 Paris to Ostend.

International travel from Paris, France to Ostend, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Belgium if coming from France?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/9/23; 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 Paris and Ostend.

Return travel to Paris, France from Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Belgium?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

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

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 1/24/23. 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 Paris from Ostend.

There are 4 ways to travel from Paris to Ostend including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Ostend is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€9) compared to other travel options to Ostend:

A train is generally $24 (€21) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $34 (€30) from Paris to Ostend.

A train is $53 (€46) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Paris to Ostend costing on average $63 (€55).

The fastest way from Paris to Ostend is by bus with an average journey time of 4 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 25 min.

You should expect to travel around 165 miles (266 km) between Paris and Ostend.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Ostend is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • Around 8 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Ostend Bruges International Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Ostend, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Ostend by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Paris to Ostend for $34 (€30) on Omio.

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

  • You can book a direct bus with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can travel directly by train with.

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 traveling from Paris to Ostend don't make Ostend their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Ostend are Brussels, Bruges or Antwerp, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Ostend to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $34 (€30) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $63 (€55) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $10 (€9) one way.

But we recommend booking Paris 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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