Ostend Eurostar Breaks
Discover the stunning Belgium coastline on one of our great Eurostar Breaks to Ostend. With over five miles of beautiful sandy beaches Ostend is renowned as the 'City by the Sea' and you could be there in just under four hours on a Eurostar to Ostend. … Read more
Offering quick and easy travel Eurostar Breaks to Ostend are a great alternative to flight or ferries. With spacious seats, on train buffets and accommodation in a superb Ostend hotel there is no easier way to book your break. Why not add rail from your home town to London and make the journey even easier.
Once in Ostend you have plenty of time to explore this great city. From the remarkable harbour to a great choice of museums there is plenty to see and do. Explore the Royal Galleries, commissioned by King Leopold II, wander along the picturesque beaches and maybe even take a dip in the North Sea. With our Eurostar Breaks to Ostend there is ample opportunity to sample the local cuisine, enjoy a beer and indulge with a delicious Belgium waffle.
Travelling to Ostend by Eurostar the Eurostar train will take you as far as Brussels where you will need to change to a different train to complete your journey to Ostend.
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Prices include hotel of your choice & return Eurostar
Convenient & fast travel
Ostend is just under 5 hours from London
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Enjoy 1 night trip or stay longer & explore all of Ostend
With our flexible Eurostar breaks to Ostend you can:
Choose a hotel to suit your needs & budget
Choose from 3 fantastic hotels in the heart of Ostend from £42.50 per person per night
Enjoy hassle free travel
Check in up to 30 minutes before departure & you can take 2 pieces of luggage + 1 item of hand luggage per person
Experience fast & easy travel to Ostend
Ostend is just under 5 hours away from London by train! Travel on Eurostar to Brussels and then connect on the Belgium Railways train service in Brussels to Ostend.
Be safe in the knowledge there are no booking fees or hidden extras
Relax, with over 30 years experience trust us to take care of your break
Plus if that's not enough, you can add more to build your perfect Ostend Eurostar Break:
Add UK rail to London
Travel from any UK station to arrive relaxed to start your break to Ostend
Don't miss Ostend's Beaches
Ostend boast over five and a half miles of sandy beaches
Add Travel Insurance
Peace of mind from just £15.95 per adult
Add a hotel in London
Simply call us after you've booked to add a night in London before or after your Eurostar trip
Checking-in for your Eurostar Break to Ostend is easy!
When you have completed your booking with us you will receive a Superbreak reference number and a Eurostar reference number. You will need to use the Eurostar reference number in order to collect your tickets at your chosen departure station (London St Pancras, Ashford International or Ebbsfleet International).
Make sure you read our 5 simple tips before you set off on your break
Minimum Check In Time:
Check in at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure, however please allow enough time to collect your tickets and allow for any potential delays getting to the station. If you get there early then why not treat yourself to a coffee & croissant!
Collecting your tickets:
Upon arrival at the station, simply enter your Eurostar reference number into any of the 'Quick Ticket' machines in the ticket hall or if you get stuck just ask any member of the Eurostar terminal staff who will be happy to help.
No need to worry about checking-in your bags or how much your case weighs. There isn't a separate check-in for baggage at Eurostar as long as you haven't got more than two medium sized suitcase bags or cases and one piece of hand luggage per person. Excess baggage charges apply any additional items and bulky/sports equipment.
Your seats have been reserved and seat numbers will be shown on your tickets when you print them off, so no need to worry about pre-booking seat numbers.
Please ensure you have a valid passport and if required a visa for your visit. Border formalities are completed on each departure by both UK and French immigration authorities.
About your journey to Ostend
You will travel by Eurostar between London and Brussels. Your Eurostar ticket is then valid on any Belgium Railways train from Brussels to Ostend which run every 30 minutes.
- All times shown throughout your booking on our website are for the Eurostar elements of your journey only.
- You must allow 2 1/2 hours in total each way from Ostend in order to clear passport control and complete your journey to/from Ostend
Approximate journey times are detailed below:
|From||To||Train||Approx. Journey Times|
|London||Brussels||Eurostar||2 hours minutes|
|Brussels||Ostend||Belgium Railways||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Total: 3 hours, 30|
London St Pancras Station
London St Pancras is located in central London and is a stunningly renovated Victorian station. It offers a great range of shops, restaurants and bars including Europe's longest champagne bar!
First Capital Connect, Southeastern and East Midlands trains arrive directly into St Pancras International. East Coast, Grand Central and Hull trains arrive at King's Cross, which is less than a 5 minute walk. Virgin Trains, Scotrail and London Midland trains arrive into Euston, which is a short walk away. Chiltern trains arrive into Marylebone, First Great Western arrive into Paddington, Southern Trains arrive into Victoria, South Eastern trains arrive into Victoria, Charing Cross and London Bridge depending on where you are travelling from, South West Trains arrive into Waterloo and National Express East Anglia arrive into Liverpool Street station.
All above mentioned mainline train stations are between 15-25 minute tube journey to St Pancras International
St Pancras International is served by Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly & Victoria lines. For access to the Northern Line, you will need to use the escalators to the new Northern ticket hall located on the lower concourse, by the Pancras Road glass porch.
There is a 315 space multi-storey NCP car park on Pancras Road (charges apply). Address: St Pancras Station, Pancras Road, London, NW1. The station is located just outside the congestion charging zone on Pancras Road (please note the road is one-way and can only be accessed from Euston Road). Private cars can pick up and set down in the parking bays on Pancras Road.
- A fantastic range of shops, bars and restaurants are available before check-in
- A bureau de change
- Departure lounge
- Wireless internet access
- Toilets with baby-changing facilities
Ashford International or Ebbsfleet International Stations
If you live in the south of England you can also depart from either Ashford International or Ebbsfleet International.
Both stations have the following facilities:
- NCP car parking (charges apply)
- Cash machines (before check-in only)
- Toilets with baby-changing facilities
- Cafés/bar, bureau de change and convenience store are all available in the departure lounge.
Centrally located the Ostend Railway station is close to the Harbour and many of Ostend's attractions. The station offers excellent transport links throughout Ostend and Belgium and is within walking distance of a number of Ostend hotels, there are also taxi and bus services waiting outside.
Getting to your hotel:
Ostend is one of Europe's most popular destinations with many museums and attractions throughout the city. Ostend Centraal is ideally located in the heart of the bustling city centre with all major transport links to the rest of the city on the station doorstep.
If you are travelling light or fancy a bit of fresh air then why not head to your Ostend hotel on foot. Getting off your Eurostar train at Ostend Railway station you are just a short walk from the city's beautiful beach and waterfront where there are a number of Ostend hotels. Walking through the centre of Ostend you can familiarise yourself with the city and its sights before relaxing after your journey from London.
By coastal tram:
Servicing Belgium's 67km of beaches the coastal tram travels between the 11 coastal towns from Knokke to DePanne. The service makes over 70 stops during its journey, including several within Ostend city centre. Getting on the Coastal tram at Ostend Station you can hop of at a number of stops before the tram leaves Ostend.
The De Lijn bus lines run throughout Ostend providing excellent links throughout the city. There are several buses that you can board at Ostend Station that will take you into the centre of Ostend or by the waterfront to your hotel. The bus services are very efficient and economical with the option to buy a ticket for a singe journey, 1 or 2 hours of travel or daily and weekly tickets.
- Restaurant & Refreshment Bar
- Taxi Rank
- Left Luggage Facilities
- Waiting Area
- Disabled Access
- Car Parking
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