There are 4 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ostend by train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train via Bruxelles-Midi  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruxelles-Midi Ic
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Ostende Ic / ...

$32 - $40

Cheapest option

Line 272 bus, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 272 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Brussel Noord Perron 5 272 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ostend N84

$10 - $16

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Ostende Ic

$27 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ostend 75.8 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ostend is to line 272 bus and bus which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ostend is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Ostend is 114 km. The road distance is 121.2 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ostend, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ostend. However, there are services departing from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A and arriving at Ostend via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at Ostende. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Ostend, Belgium?

You can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ostend via Bruxelles-Midi in around 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ostend via Brussel Noord Perron 5 and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $22
1st Class
$26 - $29
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Ostende
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Ostende
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$27 - $30
1st Class
$39 - $43
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Brussel Noord Perron 5
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ostend
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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