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There are 4 ways to get from Bruges to Ostend by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Ostende / Oostende Ic / ...

4€ - 7€

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Line 35 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 35 bus from Brugge 'T Zand perron 2 to Oostende Stapelhuis 35 / ...

3€

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bruges to Ostend 27.1 km

35€ - 45€

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Ostend 27.1 km

3€ - 5€

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Ostend is to line 35 bus which costs 3€ and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Ostend is to train which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brugge 'T Zand perron 2 and arriving at Oostende Stapelhuis. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Ostende / Oostende. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Ostend is 21 km. The road distance is 27.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Ostend without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

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The train from Bruges / Brugge to Ostende / Oostende takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Bruges to Ostend bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Brugge 'T Zand perron 2 station.

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Bruges to Ostend train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Bruges / Brugge station.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Ostend is to train which takes 14 min and costs 4€ - 7€. Alternatively, you can line 35 bus, which costs 3€ and takes 51 min.

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  • Distance: 20.7 km
  • Duration: 14 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Ostend, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Bruges / Brugge to Ostende / Oostende every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 4€ - 7€ and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Brugge 'T Zand perron 2 to Oostende Stapelhuis every 4 hours. Tickets cost 3€ and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Ostende / Oostende
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
1st Class
7€ - 10€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brugge 'T Zand perron 2 to Oostende Stapelhuis
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Other operators
Taxi from Bruges to Ostend
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Taxi Georges
Phone
+32 475 57 60 15
Taxi Abby Albert
Phone
+32 50 36 36 49
Airport Taxis
Phone
+32 28 81 02 02
Website
airport-taxis.be

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Bruges to Ostend bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Oostende Stapelhuis station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Ostend is 27 km. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Bruges to Ostend.

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