There are 5 ways to get from Utrecht to Ostend 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 59 min

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

$55 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Bruges Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk > Utrecht > Anvers > Bruges > Londres

$14 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus Eurolines NL  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Brugge 141

$27 - $37

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Ostend 153.6 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Oostende

$79 - $285

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

You can take a train from Utrecht to Ostend via Rotterdam Centraal and Antwerpen Centraal in around 3 h 59 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Utrecht to Ostend every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Oostende
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Oostende
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$21 - $30
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Utrecht to Bruges
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Utrecht to Brugge
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
eurolines.nl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Utrecht and Ostend is 180 km. The road distance is 246 km.

The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Ostend is to bus which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Ostend is to drive which takes 2 h 21 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

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 3 h 59 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Utrecht to Ostend, including transfers.