Save time and make yourself comfortable: book your seat on the Coast Express 

Be greeted by the call of the seagulls at the Ostend train station. Take advantage of our new seat reservation service on direct trains to Ostend, during the week.
For seat availability on direct Coast Express trains, please check this page.
Please note that seat reservations are automatically closed 15 minutes before the departure of your train.

How does it work?

  1. Select below the schedule of the direct train between Ostend and Brussels-South that you prefer.
  2. Choose your travel date in the next step and add an Express Coast seat reservation to your shopping cart. Reservations are mandatory for all passengers from 2 years old.
  3. If you don't have a ticket yet, buy one. Check here for all our available tickets.
  4. Print out your travel ticket and Coast Express seat reservation or present the PDFs on your smartphone screen when checking in on the train.
  5. Enjoy your trip!

Brussels-South > Ostend

Select the Coast Express schedule of your choice. The date (during the week) is selected in the next step.
Departure Brussels-South 9:14 - arrival Ostend 10:20
The purchase of an additional valid travel ticket is still required. Seat reservations are closed 15 minutes before the departure of your train.
Departure Brussels-South 10:49 - arrival Ostend 11:56
The purchase of an additional valid travel ticket is still required. Seat reservations are closed 15 minutes before the departure of your train.

Ostend > Brussels-South

Select the Coast Express schedule of your choice. The date (during the week) is selected in the next step.
Departure Ostend 17:33 - arrival Brussels-South 18:44
The purchase of an additional valid travel ticket is still required. Seat reservations are closed 15 minutes before the departure of your train.
Departure Ostend 19:06 - arrival Brussels-South 20:16
The purchase of an additional valid travel ticket is still required. Seat reservations are closed 15 minutes before the departure of your train.
Any other questions? Check out the frequently asked questions about Coast Express reservations.