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

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Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Bruges Ouibus

$13 - $20

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Train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Oostende Ic

$53 - $87

Bus Eurolines NL  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Brugge 141

$24 - $32

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Ostend 153.6 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Utrecht to Ostend station. However, there are services departing from Utrecht and arriving at Oostende Station perron 11 via Brugge Station perron 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Ostend. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Oostende via Rotterdam Centraal and Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Utrecht and Ostend is 180 km. The road distance is 245.7 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Ostend without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Utrecht to Ostend, including transfers.

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Utrecht to Ostend bus services, operated by Eurolines NL, depart from Utrecht station.

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Utrecht to Ostend train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Ostend is to bus which takes 4 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 13 min.

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Utrecht to Ostend bus services, operated by Eurolines NL, arrive at Brugge station.

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

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Ostend.
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  • Distance: 112.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Ostend, Belgium?

Ouibus operates a bus from Utrecht to Ostend 4 times a week. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Utrecht to Ostend via Rotterdam Centraal and Antwerpen-Centraal in around 4 h 13 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 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 Antwerpen-Centraal to Oostende
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
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Utrecht to Bruges
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Utrecht to Brugge
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
eurolines.nl

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Ostend is 246 km. It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to drive from Utrecht to Ostend.

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