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Ostend Ferry Port Overview

Ostend (Dutch: Oostende) is a Belgian city situated in the Dutch speaking part of Belgium, Flanders. The charming town and port of Ostend are over a thousand years old. The major source of income for the inhabitants was fishing. Nowadays Ostend is one of Belgium's most popular seaside resorts and an ideal holiday destination for the whole family with excellent beaches, restaurants, shops, hotels and attractions.

Ostend has a number of interesting museums such as the Museum of Fine Arts featuring the work of famous Belgian painter James Ensor, the provincial museum of modern art with an overview of the recent history of Belgian Art and The Mercator, a floating museum, which was originally an old navy training ship. Or visit the North Sea Aquarium, the Twin towers of the Saint Peter and Saint Paul's church, built in 1904-1905 and designed by Declacenserie and Fort Napoleon, the only Napoleonic fortress left in Europe.



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Book your ferry online and a booking reference will be sent to you by email. When you arrive at the port of departure present the booking reference number together with a photo ID and you will be given your ferry tickets.


Ostend Ferry Port Services

There is a conveniently located railway station located next to the ferry terminal as well as telephones and a taxi rank. Facilities for disabled passengers are available at the port, with wheelchair access throughout the terminal.

Ostend Ferry Port Directions

By Road
Ostend Ferry port is well situated and acts as a gateway to countries like France, Holland and Germany. It is directly linked to the A10/E40 motorway (200 metres from the Transeuropa ferry terminal).

By Rail
The railway station close to car ferry terminal has a high-speed `Thalys' rail connection with France, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands. Ostend is just one a half hours from Paris and two hours from Amsterdam.




Transeuropa Ferries

TransEuropa Ferries



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