There are 6 ways to get from Ostend to Paris by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Ostende to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord Thalys

$93 - $138

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Bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Ostend to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris, Paris 757 / ...

$16 - $26

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Ostend to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Paris Nord Tgv

$49 - $60

Train, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Ostende to Gand-Saint-Pierre Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gent to Paris Gallieni

$51 - $95

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Ostend to Paris 189 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ostende to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG

$114 - $331

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The cheapest way to get from Ostend to Paris is to bus which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ostend to Paris is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Ostend and Paris is 265 km. The road distance is 302.4 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Ostend to Paris, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ostend to Paris. However, there are services departing from Ostend and arriving at Paris, Paris via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ostend to Paris. However, there are services departing from Ostende and arriving at Paris-Nord via Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Ostend to Paris.
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  • Distance: 165.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

What companies run services between Ostend, Belgium and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Ostend to Paris via Bruxelles-Midi and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ostend to Paris via Lille in around 5 h 31 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Ostende to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Ostende to Gand-Saint-Pierre
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Ostend to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Gent to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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