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There are 5 ways to get from Ostend to Paris by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Ostende / Oostende to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord Tgv

$67 - $86

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Bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Ostend to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris, Paris 803 / ...

$16 - $26

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Ostende / Oostende to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris Gallieni

$30 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Ostend to Paris 189 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Ostende / Oostende to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
  2. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG

$113 - $328

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The cheapest way to get from Ostend to Paris is to bus which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ostend to Paris is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ostend to Paris. However, there are services departing from Ostend and arriving at Paris, Paris via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ostend to Paris. However, there are services departing from Ostende / Oostende and arriving at Paris Nord via Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk and Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Ostend and Paris is 265 km. The road distance is 302.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ostend to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 55€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Ostend to Paris, including transfers.

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Ostend to Paris bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Ostend station.

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Ostend to Paris train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Ostende / Oostende station.

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The best way to get from Ostend to Paris is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 55€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 5 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Ostend to Paris.
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  • Distance: 165.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Ostend, Belgium and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Ostend to Paris via Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk, Gare de Lille Flandres, and Lille Flandres in around 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ostend to Paris via Lille in around 5 h 47 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Ostende / Oostende to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Ostende / Oostende to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Ostend to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $20
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Ostend to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Ostend to Paris train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ostend to Paris is 302 km. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Ostend to Paris.

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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