There are 3 ways to get from Brussels to Ostend by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Ostende Ic / ...

$12 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ostend N84

$7 - $13

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Ostend 68.9 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Ostend is to bus which costs 6€ - 11€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Ostend is to drive which takes 1 h 6 min and costs 12€ - 18€.

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The distance between Brussels and Ostend is 107 km. The road distance is 110 km.

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The train from Bruxelles-Midi to Ostende takes 1 h 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Ostend. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Ostende. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Ostend hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Ostend twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Ostende
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
belgianrail.be
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2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$19 - $28
Bus operators
FlixBus
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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