There are 3 ways to get from Dunkirk to Ostend by 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

Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. Ouibus

$11 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus via Oostende Station perron 11  •  4 h 26 min

  1. 52 / ...

$10 - $14

1 alternative option

Drive  •  37 min

  1. 34.7 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Dunkirk, France and Ostend, Belgium?

You can take a bus from Dunkirk to Ostend via Lille, Bruges, and Brugge in around 2 h 45 min.

Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dunkerque to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brugge Station perron 5 to Oostende Station perron 11
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dunkirk and Ostend is 43 km. The road distance is 56 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dunkirk to Ostend is to drive which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Dunkirk to Ostend is to drive which takes 37 min and costs 6€ - 9€.

No, there is no direct bus from Dunkirk to Ostend. However, there are services departing from Dunkerque and arriving at Oostende Station perron 11 via Lille and Brugge Station perron 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Dunkirk to Ostend, including transfers.