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There are 7 ways to get from Ostend to Hook by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Oostende to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Hook

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Basingstoke

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Hook

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Ostend to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Hook

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Ostend to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Hook

Train to Brussels, fly to London Heathrow, train

  1. Take the train from Oostende to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to London City

  1. Take the train from Oostende to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY)
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Hook

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The cheapest way to get from Ostend to Hook is to bus which costs €28 - €45 and takes 11h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Ostend to Hook is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs €180 - €210 and takes 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ostend to Hook. However, there are services departing from Oostende and arriving at Hook via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Leicester Square station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 56m.

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The distance between Ostend and Hook is 169 miles.

The best way to get from Ostend to Hook without a car is to train which takes 5h 56m and costs €130 - €410.

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Ostend to Hook, including transfers.

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Ostend to Hook train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Oostende station.

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The best way to get from Ostend to Hook is to train which takes 5h 56m and costs €130 - €410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €45 and takes 11h 32m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Hook is 1h behind Ostend. It is currently 10:51 PM in Ostend and 9:51 PM in Hook.

Map of how to get from Ostend to Hook.
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  • Distance: 169.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 56m

What companies run services between Ostend, Belgium and Hook, Hampshire, England?

You can take a train from Ostend to Hook via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Leicester Square station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 5h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ostend to Hook via Brugge, Bruges, London Victoria Coach Station, Basingstoke, and Basingstoke in around 11h 32m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £150
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Oostende to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£9 - £14
1st Class
£15 - £22
Train from Oostende to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£10 - £15
1st Class
£16 - £24
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£9 - £13
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£16 - £27
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £75
Website
Thalys
Standard
£35 - £55
Comfort
£50 - £65
Premium
£50 - £75
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £1,200
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£85 - £1,200
Standard Car - Flexi
£130 - £160

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Ostend to Hook train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Hook station.

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Rwandair Express, Brussels Airlines and British Airways offer flights from Brussels Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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