How to get from Rotterdam to Ostend

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Travel Information between Rotterdam and Ostend

distanceDistance82 miles (133 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £21 • 2 h 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCB | IC

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 82 miles (133 km) between Rotterdam and Ostend. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or SNCB | IC among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Rotterdam to Ostend.

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FAQs

Travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Ostend, Belgium is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Ostend from Rotterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Ostend, Belgium from Rotterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Ostend, Belgium?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Ostend from Rotterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Belgium is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Rotterdam, Netherlands from Ostend, Belgium?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Rotterdam from Ostend?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Rotterdam from Ostend here.

There are 4 travel options from Rotterdam to Ostend: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Rotterdam to Ostend, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ostend:

A ferry is about £14 less than a coach, which costs on average £14 for this trip.

A ferry is about £28 less than a flight, which costs on average £28 for this trip.

A ferry is generally £21 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £21 from Rotterdam to Ostend.

The quickest way to travel between Rotterdam and Ostend is by train, which takes on average 2 h 51 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 19 min   on average.

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You should expect to travel around 82 miles (133 km) from Rotterdam to Ostend.

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Ostend is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 13 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Rotterdam to Ostend 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 for travellers from Rotterdam to Ostend:

  • Flights from Rotterdam to Ostend most often leave from Rotterdam The Hague Airport and arrive in Ostend Bruges International Airport.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Ostend by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Rotterdam to Ostend tickets on Omio for £14.
  • Travel with SNCB | IC to go to Ostend by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCB | IC Rotterdam to Ostend tickets on Omio for £21.
Omio customers who travel from Rotterdam to Ostend often also extend their holiday to go to Brussels, Bruges or Antwerp. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Ostend and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £14 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £28 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £21 one way.

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

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