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.

Official Website: ostendbruges-airport.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Airlines: TUIfly (Tel +32 7022 0000).
Annual passenger traffic: 420,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +32 5955 1211. E-mail: [email protected] 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 and 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 and a coffee shop 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 6, departing every 10 minutes 5:10 am to 10:50 pm from in front of the terminal to Ostend railway station. Travel time is 15 minutes and the fare is €3.00. More information
Prestige Luchthavenvervoer (Tel +32 473 536 863) offers private or shared transfers to different destinations in the region.

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:

Hotel Duinekeuntje (0.9 km/0.6 miles)
Sable d'O (1.2 km/0.7 miles)
Het Riet (1.4 km/0.9 miles)
Charmehotel ' T Kruishof/LuXus (1.4 km/0.9 miles)
Ibis Budget Oostende Airport (1.4 km/0.9 miles)


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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 / 495 272 758. 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.