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The Kusttram

Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 110, Ostend 8400, Belgium
+32 59 56 52 11
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Good value for money

The tram line runs from De Panne at the French border to Knokke at the border with the Netherlands... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
via mobile
Belgium's biggest bargain.

If the weather turns inclement, no better way of avoiding it for a couple of hours, by using the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
William S
Leeds, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent43%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 110, Ostend 8400, Belgium
+32 59 56 52 11
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tram line runs from De Panne at the French border to Knokke at the border with the Netherlands and takes about 3 hours in total covering the whole of the Belgian coast. We got on at Ostend which is in the centre of the...More

Thank MamaK186487
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If the weather turns inclement, no better way of avoiding it for a couple of hours, by using the tram. Really well worth the 6 euro day ticket, that allows travel along the whole length of the coastal line. To Knokke in the South, and...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to understand payments, friendly personnel. Tickets can be bought in enough places, although i dont think there's people actually checking the tickets

Thank Trebbor88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the saving graces of Ostend which is a resort in terminal decline. Used to be great to leave the car in Dover and travel here cheaply by ferry or jetfoil and visit other resorts using this tram. They're every few minutes during the...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Very easy to go from one town to the other place, à the, coast. But very busy in summertime. Lucky if you find a place. Impossible to bring your bike with you.

1  Thank Mona v
Reviewed 14 August 2017

During our stay in Oostende, we had to take the Kusttram to Middelkerke to go to the Brian Adams concert at the Festivalpark. very smood trip to Middelkerke. after the concert De Lijn put extra Kusttrams so we all could travel back to Oostende very...More

Thank dirk_scherpereel1
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Amazing way to see all the coast, very cheap - only 3 euros. Nice view and very frequent trams. Suggested

2  Thank Leon2015CH
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The tram cost 6 euros for a day ticket. The route goes to Knokke (7 miles away from Holland) or De Panne (a few miles from France). The trams are every 10 minutes and are relatively busy. The ticket office attendants speak very good English...More

2  Thank Guitarchick1971
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The tram is a convenient and cheap way of transport when it's not summer touristic season (July and August), but it's a complete nightmare during the busy period. You will be lucky to find an empty seat during July and August and because this tram...More

2  Thank JSolitude
Reviewed 10 July 2017

best way to get around the coast and very well priced if you get a 4 day pass hop on and off visit more places

1  Thank peter p
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27 April 2017|
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Response from Neil K | Reviewed this property |
yes it wheelchair friendly and you will visit some wonderful places,hope this helps and enjoy this lovely part of Belgium,all the best from. Neil.
31 March 2017|
Response from fixer912 | Reviewed this property |
The kusttram is stopping at Zeebrugge port but from the terminal there is a 2 km walk to the tram. There are stop almost every 500 m in Oostende. You can also get from to Zeebrugge ferry terminal by coach to the centre of... More
19 July 2016|
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Response from NicholasMarlow | Reviewed this property |
You can Park Next to the Railway Station. We have actually Parked Along Side the Tram Station over the Weekend when we stayed in Oostend.