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Trains Ostend to Mechelen: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Ostend to Mechelen?

The cheapest train tickets from Ostend to Mechelen cost $ 20.86. On average, you can expect to spend around $ 20.86 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Ostend to Mechelen.

Ostend to Mechelen by train

Best price $ 20.86
Journey duration 2 h 9 min
Connections per day 109
First departure 06:43
Last departure 23:10
Distance 69.0 mi
Departure Ostend
Arrival Mechelen
Carriers Belgianrail, SNCF, SNCB

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How much time will it take to go from Ostend to Mechelen by train?

In order to get from Ostend to Mechelen faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Ostend and Mechelen will complete the journey in 1 h 44 min. On average, it will take you about 2 h 9 min to travel the 69.6 mi between Ostend and Mechelen.

When do departures from Ostend to Mechelen leave?

The first daily departure from Ostend to Mechelen leaves at 06:43, while the last journey of the day sets out at 23:10. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Ostend and Mechelen. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use to travel from Ostend to Mechelen?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Ostend and Mechelen. You can start your journey in Ostend at stations such as Ostende / Oostende. These connect to stations including Malines-Nekkerspoel / Mechelen-Nekkerspoel, Muizen, Muizen J. Van Geelstraat [De Lijn] and Muizen Lotelingstraat [De Lijn] in Mechelen. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Ostend to Mechelen.

How many times a day do departures from Ostend leave for Mechelen?

On average, there are 109 daily departures from Ostend to Mechelen. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 140 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Belgianrail, SNCF and SNCB, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of departures from Ostend which travel directly to Mechelen. There are 109 journeys with one change or more.


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