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There are 4 ways to get from Liège to Ostend by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Ostende / Oostende Ic / ...

€19 - €28

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Liège Guillemins to Bruges N84

€16 - €22

2 alternative options

Night train  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the night train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Ostende / Oostende Ic

€19 - €28

Drive  •  1h 56m

  1. Drive from Liège to Ostend 207.6 km

€22 - €35

Liège to Ostend by train

The train journey time between Liège and Ostend is around 2h 20m and covers a distance of around 217 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 6m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Liège to Ostend train service departs from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins and arrives in Ostende / Oostende. Typically 150 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 20m
Fastest train time:
2h 6m
Train distance:
217 km
Trains per week:
150
Cheapest price:
€19
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:56
Last train departs at:
22:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Liège to Ostend train schedules

Liège → Ostend
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Mandatory

Mandatory

Travel within Belgium

Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Belgium

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800 14689

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ostend is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ostend is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ostend is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Liège to Ostend is to bus, which costs €16 - €22 and takes 3h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Liège to Ostend is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 1h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins and arriving at Ostende / Oostende. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 14m.

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The distance between Liège and Ostend is 196 km. The road distance is 207.6 km.

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The best way to get from Liège to Ostend without a car is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs €19 - €28.

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The train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Ostende / Oostende takes 2h 14m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Liège to Ostend train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins station.

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The best way to get from Liège to Ostend is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs €19 - €28. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €22 and takes 3h 56m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Liège to Ostend is 208 km. It takes approximately 1h 56m to drive from Liège to Ostend.

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Map of how to get from Liège to Ostend.
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  • Distance: 196 km
  • Duration: 2h 14m

What companies run services between Liège, Belgium and Ostend, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Ostende / Oostende hourly. Tickets cost €19 - €28 and the journey takes 2h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Liège Guillemins to Bruges 4 times a week. Tickets cost €12 - €15 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Ostende / Oostende
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €45
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 Liège Guillemins to Bruges
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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