Ostend-Bruges International Airport (OST) Information
(Bruges, West Flanders, Belgium)
Located near the north-western coast of Belgium, the Ostend-Bruges International Airport primarily caters to charter and private jet traffic. This complex handles over 200,000 passengers a year and serves the popular seaside resort of Ostend, which is known for its esplanade and beaches.
This busy air facility is located just south of Ostend city centre, making access easy. Passengers can reach the airport, which is just a stone's throw away from the coast, via the N34 (Zeedijk) coastal road or the N341 (Duinkerkseweg) road. The facility prides itself on being a small and efficient hub.
The majority of the airlines that fly to the airport are charter airlines, offering connections to Turkey
. Airlines include Jetairfly, Freebird Airlines, Tunisair and Onur Air, amongst others.
Ostend- Bruges International Airport (OST)
Address: Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 889, 8400 Ostende, Belgium
Tel: +32 59 55 12 11
The Ostend-Bruges International Airport is less than 2 km / 1 miles south of Ostend city centre and approximately 20 km / 12 miles west of the city of Bruges. The historic city of Bruges can easily be reached via the A10 motorway, while the city of Dunkirk can be accessed via the A18 motorway.
- Passengers can enjoy a range of international dishes at the Restaurant Belair
- There are no banks or ATMs at the airport
- Conference facilities are available at several hotels near the airport, including the Groeneveld and the Kruishof hotels
- Car hire is available from Avis
- Business travellers have access to a lounge after security check
- There are limited facilities for disabled passengers, such as ramps
- 24-hour car parking is available in two car parks adjacent to the terminal
The city centre of Ostend (Oostende) can be easily accessed from the airport, via the Nieuwpoortsesteenweg / Ringlaan (R31). The city of Bruges, located east of the airport, can be easily reached via the A10 motorway. Journey times are ten minutes and 35 minutes, respectively. Those driving into Bruges should expect to pass by Konterdam, Zandvoorde, Jabbeke, Loppem and Sint-Michiels, before reaching the city centre itself.
There is public bus access to the airport. Passengers can take bus number 6 (Raversijde via Luchthaven), which provides a direct link to the train station in Ostend.
There is no train station at the airport, but visitors can take a bus to the train station at Ostend, from where other destinations in Belgium, as well as Paris
, can all be reached by rail.
Taxis are available outside the terminal building. A trip to Ostend city centre will take less than 15 minutes.