How to travel from Zurich to Ostend

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Travel Information to Ostend from Zurich

distanceDistance367 miles (592 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $74
fastestFastest modeTrain • $74 (€68) • 9 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 367 miles (592 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Ostend from Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Ostend.

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International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Ostend, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Belgium if coming from Switzerland?

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

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

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 11/17/22; 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 Zurich and Ostend.

Return travel to Zurich, Switzerland from Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Belgium?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 11/6/22. 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 Zurich from Ostend.

There are 4 travel options from Zurich to Ostend: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Zurich and Ostend is by taking a flight with an average price of $4 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Ostend:

A flight is $35 (€32) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Zurich to Ostend costing on average $40 (€36).

Taking a flight is usually $70 (€64) less than taking a train to Ostend, which costs on average $74 (€68) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Zurich and Ostend is by train, which takes on average 9 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 22 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The Zurich to Ostend distance is around 367 miles (592 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Ostend is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Ostend from Zurich 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 from Zurich to Ostend:

  • Flights mostly leave from Zurich Airport and tend to arrive in Ostend Bruges International Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zurich 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 Zurich to Ostend for $40 (€36) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Ostend by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Ostend tickets on Omio for $74 (€68).
Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Ostend often also extend their vacation to go to Brussels, Bruges or Antwerp. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Ostend and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $40 (€36) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $4 (€4) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $74 (€68) one way.

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

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