There are 10 ways to get from Göttingen to Ostend by train, bus, car, car train or plane

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Train  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende Ic / ...

128€ - 196€

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Bus  •  13h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Göttingen to Ostend 264

30€ - 40€

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Train via Cologne  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Koeln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende Ic / ...

123€ - 290€

Drive  •  5h 11m

  1. Drive from Göttingen to Ostend 574.2 km

65€ - 100€

Car train, drive  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the car train from Göttingen to Hanover Uex1847
  2. Drive from Hanover to Ostend

157€ - 201€

Train to Hannover, fly to Brussels, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Brussels (BRU) HAJ - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

97€ - 342€

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

126€ - 321€

Train to Hamburg, fly to Brussels, train  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Brussels (BRU) HAM - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

73€ - 218€

Train to Bremen, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRE - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ostende / Oostende

156€ - 477€

Train to Hannover, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAJ - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ostende / Oostende

146€ - 434€

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The cheapest way to get from Göttingen to Ostend is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 13h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Göttingen to Ostend is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Göttingen and arriving at Ostend. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Göttingen to Ostend. However, there are services departing from Goettingen and arriving at Ostende / Oostende via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 41m.

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The distance between Göttingen and Ostend is 487 km. The road distance is 574.2 km.

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The best way to get from Göttingen to Ostend without a car is to train which takes 7h 41m and costs 120€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 7h 41m to get from Göttingen to Ostend, including transfers.

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Göttingen to Ostend bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Göttingen station.

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Göttingen to Ostend train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Goettingen station.

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The best way to get from Göttingen to Ostend is to train which takes 7h 41m and costs 120€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 13h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Göttingen to Ostend.
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  • Distance: 487.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 41m

What companies run services between Göttingen, Germany and Ostend, Belgium?

You can take a train from Göttingen to Ostend via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 7h 41m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Göttingen to Ostend twice daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 13h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 600€
Flights from Hannover to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 280€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hannover to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 600€
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 280€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Flights from Hannover to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
65€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Göttingen to Hanover
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Website
bahn.com
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Göttingen to Ostend
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Hannover Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Göttingen to Ostend is 574 km. It takes approximately 5h 11m to drive from Göttingen to Ostend.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Hannover Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Göttingen to Ostend bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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