Passenger guide - Ostend Bruges airport (OST) 

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Ostend-Bruges International Airport, opened on April 4, 1968, is one of the most important in Belgium. It operates with some flights inside Europe and Northern Africa.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Airlines: TUIfly.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 430,000 passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +32 5955 1211. The information desk is found on the ground floor of the terminal.



The airport is situated 6 km (3.8 miles) to the southwest of downtown Ostend and 25 km (15 miles) west from Bruges.

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There is counter from Avis (Tel +32 5923 3622) inside the terminal, open from Monday to Friday between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm (Saturdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm).

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The airport has free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- There are two restaurants inside the terminal.
Baggage- For enquiries about items lost inside the public area, contact the security department, on the ground floor (Tel +32 5955 1510).
Other Services- Baby changing facilities.


BusDe Lijn (Tel +32 7022 0200) operates line 86, departing every 10 minutes from in front of the terminal to Ostend railway station. Travel time is 15 minutes and the fare is €3.00. More information

Taxi - Taxibond (Tel +32 5970 2727) provides vehicles outside the terminal. The trip to downtown Ostend takes around 10 minutes, while to Bruges it takes 40 min.


There are no hotels on-site. The closest accommodations are situated in the city centre, among them: Kruishof Charmehotel (Tel +32 494 830 225), Hotel Kristoffel (Tel +32 5930 2164), Vayamundo Oostende (Tel +32 7815 6100), Hotel Miramar (Tel +32 5970 9048), Golden Trust Apartments (Tel +32 5933 0430), Hotel Excelsior (Tel +32 5930 1831), Hotel Honfleur (Tel +32 5930 1188), Thermae Palace Hotel (Tel +32 5980 6644), Avenue Beach Hotel (Tel +32 5980 5544), Hotel Royal Astrid (Tel +32 5933 9696).


There are three parking lots inside the enclosure, open 24 hours a day and with security cameras. The payment station is found at the entrance of P1. More information: Tel +32 5951 1769. Rates

P1 - For short stays, in front of the passenger terminal.
P2 & P3 - Reserved for long-term parking, across from the administrative building.


Wide automatic doors, elevators, adapted toilets and reserved parking spaces. Unaccompanied minors between 5 and 11 years will be supervised by the airline crew.

Latest updates: December, 02, 2017
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