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There are 4 ways to get from Hook of Holland to Ostend by train, ferry, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ostende / Oostende Ic

$48 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 819

$28 - $40

2 alternative options

Train, ferry, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Schiedam Centrum to Vlissingen
  2. Take the ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven Wsf
  3. Take the bus from Breskens, Veerhaven to Brugge, Station 42

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Hook of Holland to Ostend 142.5 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Hook of Holland to Ostend is to bus which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hook of Holland to Ostend is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Hook of Holland and Ostend is 119 km. The road distance is 228 km.

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The best way to get from Hook of Holland to Ostend without a car is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs 40€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Hook of Holland to Ostend, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Hook of Holland to Ostend is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs 40€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 51 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hook of Holland to Ostend is 228 km. It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to drive from Hook of Holland to Ostend.

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There are 1667+ hotels available in Ostend. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 74.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Hook of Holland, Netherlands and Ostend, Belgium?

You can take a train from Hook of Holland to Ostend via Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum Buffer, Schiedam Centrum, Rotterdam Centraal, Antwerpen-Centraal, and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal in around 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hook of Holland to Ostend 5 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ostende / Oostende
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$21 - $30
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiedam Centrum to Vlissingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Breskens, Veerhaven to Brugge, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Station perron 9
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
connexxion.nl

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