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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Ostend

distanceDistance115 miles (186 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £32
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 4 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £32 • 4 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Thalys

Travel 115 miles (186 km) by coach or train from Amsterdam to Ostend. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Ostend.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Ostend, Belgium if I’m coming from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Ostend, Belgium is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Netherlands enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Ostend from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Ostend, Belgium?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 20/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Amsterdam and Ostend.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Ostend, Belgium?

The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Belgium is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Ostend restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from Ostend?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 20/01/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Ostend closer to your date of departure here.

How do you get from Amsterdam to Ostend?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Ostend from Amsterdam. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Ostend?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Ostend. Tickets for a coach cost on average £12.

This is compared to other travel options to Ostend:

A coach is generally £20 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £32 from Amsterdam to Ostend.

What is the fastest way to Ostend from Amsterdam?

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Ostend is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 22 min.

Other travel options between Amsterdam and Ostend can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 45 min   of travel time.

How far is Ostend from Amsterdam?

The Amsterdam to Ostend distance is approximately 115 miles (186 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Ostend?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Ostend is:

  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Amsterdam to Ostend as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Amsterdam? Where do I arrive in Ostend?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Ostend:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Amsterdam to Ostend?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Ostend, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Flixbus can get you to Ostend by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Ostend for £12 on Omio.
    • Travel with Thalys for trains to Ostend. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Thalys Amsterdam to Ostend tickets on Omio for £32.

    Where should I go next after I travel from Amsterdam to Ostend?

    Many of our customers travelling from Amsterdam to Ostend don't make Ostend their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Brussels, Bruges or Antwerp, either of which you could add to your Amsterdam and Ostend trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Ostend to any of these top destinations today!

    How early should I buy Amsterdam to Ostend tickets online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Ostend, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Coach tickets cost £12 one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average £32 one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets to Ostend from Amsterdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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