There are 11 ways to get from Bologna to Ostend by plane, train, bus, car or car train

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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Fly Bologna to Brussels, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Brussels (BRU) BLQ - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

74€ - 277€

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Fly Bologna to Charleroi, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Charleroi (CRL) BLQ - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

46€ - 295€

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Train to Venice, fly to Brussels, train  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Brussels (BRU) VCE - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

58€ - 326€

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Brussels, train  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Brussels (BRU) LIN - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

68€ - 283€

Fly Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 48m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BLQ - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ostende / Oostende

133€ - 409€

Train  •  12h 42m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Gare de Torino PS to Gare de Paris-Gare-de-Lyon
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende Ic / ...

215€ - 455€

Train via Strasbourg  •  14h 22m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel Sbb Ec
  3. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg Ter
  4. Take the train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Bruxelles-M./Brussel-Z. Tgv
  5. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende Ic / ...

218€ - 490€

Bus  •  21h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Brussels, Brussels-North station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ostend 264

59€ - 88€

Drive, car train  •  18h 22m

  1. Drive from Bologna to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Düsseldorf Hbf
  3. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Ostend

109€ - 213€

Bus, train  •  23h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Casalecchio Garibaldi to Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Brussels North
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Ostende / Oostende Ic / ...

Drive  •  11h 57m

  1. Drive from Bologna to Ostend 1220.1 km

160€ - 240€

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Ostend is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 21h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Ostend is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 6h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Ostend. However, there are services departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Ostend via Milan, Milan and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Ostend. However, there are services departing from Bologna Centrale and arriving at Ostende / Oostende via Gare de Torino PS, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 42m.

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The distance between Bologna and Ostend is 975 km. The road distance is 1220.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Ostend without a car is to train which takes 12h 42m and costs 210€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 6h 24m to get from Bologna to Ostend, including transfers.

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Bologna to Ostend bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bologna, Bologna station.

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Bologna to Ostend train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bologna Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Ostend is to train which takes 12h 42m and costs 210€ - 460€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 21h 30m.

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  • Distance: 974.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 24m

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Ostend, Belgium?

You can take a train from Bologna to Ostend via Torino Porta Susa, Gare de Torino PS, Gare de Paris-Gare-de-Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 12h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bologna to Ostend via Milan, Milan and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 21h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 850€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 550€
Flights from Venice to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 450€
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 460€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 500€
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 430€
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 440€
Flights from Bologna to Charleroi via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
25€ - 440€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 850€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Train operators
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€
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Ostende / Oostende
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
27€ - 40€
Base Standard
50€ - 70€
Base Premium
60€ - 90€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
8€ - 11€
Base 2nd Class
18€ - 22€
Base 1st Class
28€ - 32€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
10€ - 13€
Base 2nd Class
23€ - 28€
Base 1st Class
35€ - 39€
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€
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Torino PS to Gare de Paris-Gare-de-Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 190€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
150€ - 190€
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 26€
1st Class
35€ - 37€
Train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Bruxelles-M./Brussel-Z.
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 190€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
150€ - 190€
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 180€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
75€ - 110€
1st Class
130€ - 180€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 130€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ostend
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Baltour
Eurolines FR
Autolinee Federico
Phone
+39 0965 630 028
Email
prenotazioni@autolineefederico.it
Website
autolineefederico.it
Bus from Bologna to Milan Lampugnano Station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Schedules at
autolineefederico.it
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Bologna to Milano
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to Milan
Ave. Duration
28h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€
Website
Marino Autolinee
L'Aurora Viaggi
Phone
+39 0963 313116
Email
info@viaggiaurora.it
Website
viaggiaurora.it
Bus from Casalecchio Garibaldi to Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
L'Aurora Viaggi
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Ostend is 1220 km. It takes approximately 11h 57m to drive from Bologna to Ostend.

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Brussels Airlines, Air France, Alitalia and four other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Bologna to Ostend bus tickets online with FlixBus, FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 2121+ hotels available in Ostend. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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