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

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Train via Brussels  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Ostende / Oostende to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy Tgv

€67 - €86

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Paris Charles de Gaulle N702 / ...

€20 - €25

4 alternative options

Train  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Ostende / Oostende to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy Tgv

€69 - €130

Train #2  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Ostende / Oostende to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Tourcoing to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV Ogv / ...

€73 - €128

Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Ostend to Paris CDG Airport 283.6 km

€30 - €45

Train, fly  •  3h 53m

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

€86 - €286

Ostend to Paris CDG Airport by train

The train journey time between Ostend and Paris CDG Airport is around 3h 23m and covers a distance of around 426 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 49m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), TGV inOui, Paris Airport Shuttle and others, the Ostend to Paris CDG Airport train service departs from Ostende / Oostende and arrives in Paris CDG Airport. Typically 48 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 23m
Fastest train time:
2h 49m
Train distance:
426 km
Trains per week:
48
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:42
Last train departs at:
17:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ostend to Paris CDG Airport train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Yes, entry into France is currently allowed from 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 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris CDG Airport is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris CDG Airport is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Paris CDG Airport is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from France.

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Last updated: 24 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ostend to Paris CDG Airport is to bus which costs €19 - €26 and takes 5h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Ostend to Paris CDG Airport is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 2h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ostend to Paris CDG Airport. However, there are services departing from Ostende / Oostende and arriving at Paris CDG Airport via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Paris CDG Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 54m.

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It is 246 km from Ostend to Paris CDG Airport. It is approximately 283.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Ostend to Paris CDG Airport without a car is to train via Brussels which takes 3h 54m and costs €65 - €90.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Ostend to Paris CDG Airport, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ostend to Paris CDG Airport is to train via Brussels which takes 3h 54m and costs €65 - €90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €19 - €26 and takes 5h 32m.

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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 CDG Airport train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy station.

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Map of how to get from Ostend to Paris CDG Airport.
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  • Distance: 246.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 54m

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

You can take a train from Ostend to Paris CDG Airport via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy, and Paris CDG Airport in around 3h 54m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bruges to Paris Charles de Gaulle once daily. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 3h 55m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €440
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Ostende / Oostende to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €17
1st Class
€17 - €26
Train from Ostende / Oostende to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€13 - €19
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €70
1st Class
€55 - €70
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lille-Europe to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Tourcoing to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Ostend to Paris CDG Airport is 284 km. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Ostend to Paris CDG Airport.

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 1897+ hotels available in Paris CDG Airport. Prices start at €75 per night.

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