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

Train  •  4 h 34 min

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

$48 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Ghent 803 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Ostende Ic / ...

$25 - $35

2 alternative options

Train, ferry, bus  •  6 h 6 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hook of Holland to Ostend is to bus and train which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 40 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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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Hook of Holland to Ostend, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Hook of Holland to Ostend.
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  • Distance: 74.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 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 in around 4 h 34 min.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 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 to Ostende
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
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Ostende
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $19
Dutch Railways (NS)
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
FlixBus
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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 Ghent
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
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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