There are 13 ways to get from Bangor to Ostend by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende Ic / ...

208€ - 729€

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Bus  •  17h

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Bruges

33€ - 48€

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Train, bus via London  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to London Euston
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
  3. Take the bus from Dover to De Panne

159€ - 445€

Train, bus  •  17h 16m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham to De Panne

71€ - 143€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 6m

  1. Drive from Bangor to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Ostend

228€ - 261€

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 24m

  1. Drive from Bangor to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Ostend

98€ - 145€

Train to Manchester, fly to Brussels, train  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

96€ - 371€

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  9h 12m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

112€ - 489€

Train to Manchester, fly to Charleroi, train  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Charleroi (CRL) MAN - CRL
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

79€ - 359€

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Brussels  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  3. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Brussels (BRU) EMA - BRU
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

127€ - 834€

Train to Liverpool, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LPL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ostende / Oostende

127€ - 445€

Train to Manchester, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MAN - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ostende / Oostende

135€ - 443€

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BHX - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  5. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ostende / Oostende

156€ - 511€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangor to Ostend is to bus which costs £28 - £45 and takes 17h.

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The quickest way to get from Bangor to Ostend is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £190 - £230 and takes 7h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangor to Ostend. However, there are services departing from Bangor, Gwynedd and arriving at Ostend via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, London - Victoria Coach Station and Bruges. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bangor to Ostend. However, there are services departing from Bangor (Gwynedd) and arriving at Ostende / Oostende via Chester, London St Pancras Eurostar and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 32m.

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The distance between Bangor and Ostend is 530 km.

The best way to get from Bangor to Ostend without a car is to train which takes 9h 32m and costs £170 - £650.

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It takes approximately 9h 32m to get from Bangor to Ostend, including transfers.

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Bangor to Ostend bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bangor, Gwynedd station.

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Bangor to Ostend train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Bangor (Gwynedd) station.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Ostend is to train which takes 9h 32m and costs £170 - £650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £45 and takes 17h.

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Map of how to get from Bangor to Ostend.
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  • Distance: 529.9 km
  • Duration: 9h 32m

What companies run services between Bangor, Wales and Ostend, Belgium?

You can take a train from Bangor to Ostend via Chester, London Euston, London St Pancras Eurostar, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 9h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangor to Ostend via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, London Victoria Coach Station, London - Victoria Coach Station, and Bruges in around 17h.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 310€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 290€
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 360€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
10€ - 15€
Anytime Day Single
22€ - 35€
First Anytime Day Single
30€ - 50€
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
17€ - 24€
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 55€
First Anytime Day Single
55€ - 85€
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
6€ - 10€
Anytime Day Single
15€ - 23€
First Anytime Day Single
24€ - 40€
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
14€ - 20€
Anytime Day Single
29€ - 45€
First Anytime Day Single
45€ - 70€
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
24€ - 40€
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
12€ - 17€
Anytime Day Single
24€ - 40€
First Anytime Day Single
35€ - 60€
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 95€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
26€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
70€ - 95€
Train from Chester to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
75€ - 110€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
200€ - 270€
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
100€ - 140€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
270€ - 360€
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
18€ - 25€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
45€ - 65€
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
90€ - 130€
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 110€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
29€ - 40€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
75€ - 110€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
150€ - 190€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ostende / Oostende
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
1st Class
18€ - 27€
Southeastern
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
8€ - 13€
Anytime Day Single
15€ - 21€
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
13€ - 20€
Anytime Day Single
24€ - 35€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
154€
Website
Eurotunnel
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
26€ - 40€
Anytime Single
40€ - 60€
Off-Peak Single
29€ - 45€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
10€ - 15€
Off-Peak Single
20€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single
22€ - 35€
Anytime Single
30€ - 45€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Bus operators
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Dover to De Panne
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Bus from Birmingham to De Panne
Ave. Duration
11h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Book at
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Book at
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Birmingham - Coach Station to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Bruges
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Bangor to Ostend bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Ostend is 1h ahead of Bangor. It is currently 10:46 AM in Bangor and 11:46 AM in Ostend.

Bangor to Ostend train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Ostende / Oostende station.

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Ethiopian Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 2070+ hotels available in Ostend. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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