London to Ostend train

Cheap train tickets from London to Ostend

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Cheapest

£96

Average

£150

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Eurostar
16:04London4h12 20:16Ostend
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£961One-way
Eurostar
09:01London4h15 13:16Ostend
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£1331One-way
Eurostar
14:04London4h12 18:16Ostend
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£1611One-way
Eurostar
08:01London4h15 12:16Ostend
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£1611One-way
Eurostar
11:04London4h12 15:16Ostend
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£1971One-way

Train schedule London to Ostend

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08:01London4h15 12:16Ostend
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09:01London4h15 13:16Ostend
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Eurostar
11:04London4h12 15:16Ostend
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Eurostar
14:04London4h12 18:16Ostend
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Eurostar
16:04London4h12 20:16Ostend
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Fastest train times from London to Ostend

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 12 m

Average

4 h 13 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

213 km

Of the 5 trains that leave London for Ostend every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Eurostar
11:04London4h12 15:16Ostend
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£1971One-way
Eurostar
14:04London4h12 18:16Ostend
0 changes
£1611One-way
Eurostar
16:04London4h12 20:16Ostend
0 changes
£961One-way
Eurostar
09:01London4h15 13:16Ostend
0 changes
£1331One-way
Eurostar
08:01London4h15 12:16Ostend
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£1611One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Ostend

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£154 (€173)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from London to Ostend cover the 132 miles (213 km) long route taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £96, but the average price of train tickets is £154.

Train companies: Eurostar trains London to Ostend

Find the best trains from London to Ostend with Omio's travel partners Eurostar from £96. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel from London to Ostend in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train from London to Ostend, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

  • Average Price: £96

Trains from London to Ostend

With up to 10 trains running from London to Ostend per day, it’s easy to get to this culturally-rich Belgian city. Most days, trains depart from early in the morning right through to the early evening, offering passengers the flexibility to suit their schedule. What’s more, trains usually take no more than four and a half hours, with some journeys as quick as three and a half hours.

Which train companies travel from London to Ostend?

Trains on this route are provided by two companies. Eurostar operates the first stretch of the journey, arriving at Brussels-Midi Station. From there, the train to Ostend is provided by SNCB InterCity.

How long is the train from London to Ostend?

There are no direct trains to Ostend from London, so overall journey duration varies somewhat. The first leg of the route takes around two hours while the second half typically lasts just over one hour. Depending on the wait time between these two trains, the total journey time is usually between three and a half hours to four and a half hours.

How many trains are there from London to Ostend?

There are around 5 to 10 trains on the London to Ostend route each day, with similar timetables on both weekdays and weekends. These trains are distributed evenly throughout the day, with the earliest train usually departing at around 6:00 a.m. and the last train after 7:30 p.m. Note that the first and last train times can vary from day to day.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Ostend?

Departure train station: When travelling from London to Ostend, passengers depart from London St. Pancras International Station. This station is situated in central London and easy to reach by tube or bus. Inside the station passengers will find a wide variety of food outlets and shops, ATMs, and a left luggage facility.

Arrival train station: Passengers from London arrive at Oostende Railway Station, which has luggage lockers and places to eat inside. This historic station is centrally located, just a short walk from the North Sea Aquarium, the Ostend Museum, and other top attractions. To get around the rest of the city, travellers can catch a bus from one of the many bus stops outside the station.


Eurostar trains from London to Ostend

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The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

The check-in time for Eurostar to Ostend train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from London to Ostend more comfortable.

With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the London to Ostend train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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Eurostar Trains from London to Ostend

The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from London to Ostend.

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FAQs

Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Ostend, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Ostend from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Ostend, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 23/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Ostend from London closer to your date of departure here.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Ostend to London is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Belgium?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Ostend?

What are the entry requirements?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 24/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Ostend to London train here.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from London to Ostend to cost as little as £96  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Ostend train price to come in at an average of £154  one way.
The train distance from London to Ostend is around 132 miles (213 km).
On average the London to Ostend train time is 3 h 55 min  covering the 132 miles (213 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
If you're looking for trains from London to Ostend, you can rely on Eurostar to get you to Ostend. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the London to Ostend trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing London for Ostend is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from London to Ostend at 07: 16   or take the last train from London to Ostend leaving at 18: 04. Look for the latest London Ostend train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from London to Ostend is on average £154 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between London and Ostend available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Ostend
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip between London and Ostend.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 2078437688
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139

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