How to get from London to Ostend

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from London to Ostend

You can get from London to Ostend by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Ostend on 09 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:01London St Pancras3h45 17:46Ostende
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Travel Information to Ostend from London

distanceDistance132 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £169
fastestFastest modeTrain • £169 • 3 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Eurostar

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 132 miles from London to Ostend. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from London to Ostend.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Ostend

Travel to Ostend easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Ostend.

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Ostend, Belgium is: Fully open.

Can I enter Belgium if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Ostend if travelling from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Ostend, Belgium due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Belgium must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between London and Ostend.

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Belgium is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Belgium?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Belgium?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 07/08/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to London from Ostend.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Ostend from London. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from London to Ostend is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £10 compared to other travel options to Ostend:

A flight is generally £25 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £35 from London to Ostend.

A flight is about £160 less than a train, which costs on average £169 for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Ostend from London is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 28 min.

There are alternative travel options to Ostend that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Ostend by coach can take on average 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between London and Ostend is around 132 miles.

The average frequency per day from London to Ostend is:

  • 2 coaches per day.
  • 9 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Ostend:

  • Most travellers board their plane from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Ostend Bruges International Airport.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Ostend by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from London to Ostend for £35.
  • Travel with Eurostar to go to Ostend by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurostar London to Ostend tickets on Omio for £169.

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Ostend with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 2 direct coaches per day to Ostend with Flixbus.
  • You can find direct trains per day to Ostend with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Ostend tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Ostend often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Brussels, Bruges or Antwerp. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Ostend itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Ostend and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost £35 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £10 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £169 one way on average.

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

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