There are 12 ways to get from Darlington 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  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende Ic / ...

134€ - 398€

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Bus  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Darlington to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Foca 700 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Foca to Bruges 080

38€ - 48€

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Train, bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
  3. Take the bus from Dover to De Panne

66€ - 97€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 33m

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

223€ - 256€

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 50m

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

94€ - 137€

Train to Newcastle, fly to Brussels, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Brussels (BRU) NCL - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

87€ - 334€

Fly Durham to Brussels, train  •  8h 32m

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

233€ - 708€

Train to Manchester, fly to Brussels, train  •  7h 59m

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

103€ - 296€

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

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

86€ - 284€

Fly Durham to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 26m

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

102€ - 543€

Train to Newcastle, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 57m

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

101€ - 336€

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LBA - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ostende / Oostende

101€ - 386€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Darlington to Ostend is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 13h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Darlington to Ostend is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £190 - £230 and takes 6h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Darlington to Ostend. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at Ostend via London, Foca and Bruges. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Darlington to Ostend. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at Ostende / Oostende via London St Pancras Eurostar and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 21m.

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The distance between Darlington and Ostend is 475 km.

The best way to get from Darlington to Ostend without a car is to train which takes 7h 21m and costs £110 - £350.

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It takes approximately 7h 21m to get from Darlington to Ostend, including transfers.

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

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Darlington to Ostend train services, operated by LNER, depart from Darlington station.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Ostend is to train which takes 7h 21m and costs £110 - £350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 13h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Darlington to Ostend.
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  • Distance: 474.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 21m

What companies run services between Darlington, England and Ostend, Belgium?

You can take a train from Darlington to Ostend via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 7h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Darlington to Ostend via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Foca, and Bruges in around 13h 55m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Durham to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300€ - 1300€
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Durham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 450€
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 430€
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 290€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
1st Class
45€ - 65€
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
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 4 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
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
30€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
30€ - 50€
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
152€
Website
Eurotunnel
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
7€ - 11€
Off-Peak Day Single
13€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
13€ - 19€
Train from Darlington to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
18€ - 27€
Off-Peak Day Single
30€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
40€ - 65€
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
11€ - 17€
Off-Peak Day Single
19€ - 29€
Anytime Day Single
25€ - 35€
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
21€ - 35€
Anytime Single
30€ - 45€
Off-Peak Single
17€ - 26€
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
26€ - 40€
Anytime Single
40€ - 60€
Off-Peak Single
29€ - 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
35€ - 60€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
35€ - 60€
1st Class
55€ - 80€
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
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 Darlington to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Book at
National Express
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 Foca
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Foca to Bruges
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Ostend is 1h ahead of Darlington. It is currently 8:44 AM in Darlington and 9:44 AM in Ostend.

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

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Loganair, British Airways and KLM offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 2143+ hotels available in Ostend. Prices start at 66€ per night.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Durham Airport is to line 12 bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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