There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ostend by train, bus, ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Oostende Ic

$57 - $84

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Bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Airport to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 819

$26 - $41

3 alternative options

Train, ferry, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Vlissingen
  2. Take the ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven Wsf
  3. Take the bus from Breskens, Veerhaven to Brugge, 't Zand 42
  4. Take the bus from Brugge 'T Zand perron 7 to Oostende Station perron 11 52 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ostend 165 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gent-Sint-Pieters
  3. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Oostende

$80 - $252

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ostend. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Oostende via Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Ostend is 175 km. The road distance is 264 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ostend without a car is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ostend, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ostend train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ostend is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ostend train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Oostende station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ostend is 264 km. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ostend.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ostend.
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  • Distance: 109.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Ostend, Belgium?

You can take a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ostend via Antwerpen-Centraal in around 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ostend twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Oostende
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
Train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Oostende
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Leiden Centraal to Vlissingen
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Airport to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Breskens, Veerhaven to Brugge, 't Zand
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge 't Zand perron 10
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Brugge 'T Zand perron 7 to Oostende Station perron 11
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Ferry operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
connexxion.nl

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