Ostend
in Provincie West-Vlaanderen of Flanders, Belgium

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.216 and 2.927 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 12' 55" and E 2° 55' 37"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Dutch, French, German
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:30 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Europe/Brussels
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:36 am and 4:41 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Belgium in Western Europe

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Belgium.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Belgium. Last Update: 2020-12-04 08:25:17

Delve into Ostend

Ostend in Provincie West-Vlaanderen (Flanders) with it's 69,011 habitants is located in Belgium about 67 mi (or 107 km) west of Brussels, the country's capital town.

Current time in Ostend is now 09:30 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Brussels with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 13 airports close to Ostend, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Belgium is Ostend-Bruges International Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Belgium is Historic Centre of Brugge in a distance of 13 mi (or 21 km), East. Also, if you like playing golf, there are some options within driving distance. We encountered 2 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Diksmuide, Veurne, Ieper, Tielt and Saint-Yvon. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 5°C / 40 °F

Morning Temperature 3°C / 38 °F
Evening Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 40 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 81%
Air Pressure 994 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 16% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Sunday, 6th of December 2020

5°C (41 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 7th of December 2020

7°C (45 °F)
6°C (44 °F)
Light rain, strong breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 8th of December 2020

5°C (42 °F)
3°C (38 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Leopold5

Address
1,1 mi
Hendrik Serruyslaan 24
8400 Oostende
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Bero

Address
1,3 mi
Hofstraat 1a
8400 Oostende
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:30
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Andromeda

Address
1,3 mi
Albert I Promenade 60 - Kursaal Westhelling 5
8400 Ostende
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Acces

Address
1,4 mi
Van Iseghemlaan 21- 25
8400 Oostende
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


El Mirador Quality Stay Apartments

Address
1,4 mi
Van Iseghemlaan 2
8400 Oostende
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 9:00 - 18:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 14:00)
Weekend: 9:00 - 18:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 14:00)


Hotel Mercure Oostende

Address
1,2 mi
Leopold II laan 20
8400 Oostende
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel Melinda

Address
0,7 mi
Mercatorlaan 21
8400 Ostende
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Royal Astor Hotel

Address
1,3 mi
Hertstraat 15
8400 Ostende
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Imperial

Address
1,2 mi
Van Iseghemlaan 76
8400 Ostende
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Europe

Address
1,4 mi
Kapucijnenstraat 52
8400 Oostende
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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The Journey | 1 | Belgium 2013

Published: November 27, 2014
Length: 48:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: The Geordie Geek

After ushering the weekend in with a night at the pub, it's time to set off for Belgium...by coach! Part 1 of a collection of random clips from my 2013 weeke...


The First Night | 2 | Belgium 2013

Published: November 27, 2014
Length: 35:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: The Geordie Geek

Upon arrival in Ostend it's straight to the bar to get things started. Given that we took over a bar for a party, it's a whole drunken mess! Part 2 of a coll...


Ostende 2014

Published: August 21, 2014
Length: 46:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Greg Fauchart


Ostende 2014

Published: August 21, 2014
Length: 43:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Greg Fauchart


In Bruges | 3 | Belgium 2013

Published: November 27, 2014
Length: 29:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: The Geordie Geek

We survived our first night so we thought we'd take in the sights of the lovely Bruges. Part 3 of a collection of random clips from my 2013 weekend in Belgiu...


Ostende 2014

Published: August 21, 2014
Length: 44:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Greg Fauchart


Plongeon des Ours Polaires - Ijsberen 03.01.2015

Published: January 04, 2015
Length: 11:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Robert Genicot

Tradition oblige, et pour la 27è fois, les "Ijsberen" (Ours Polaires) firent le grand plongeon dans la Mer du Nord à Ostende, ce 3 janvier 2015. Sous une pluie très généreuse, 5.000 "nageurs"...


Mc Trixz - 8400 Represent

Published: April 10, 2015
Length: 18:08 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Nie Mand

Track Mc Trixz - 8400 Represent Produced by JF Beats Mastered at Studio Starbuxx Video & Montage : Hubs&Cmore.


Dark Defenders ft. MC i See live @ The oh! Oostende Belgium

Published: March 16, 2015
Length: 39:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Coen Nguyen

Dark Defenders ft MC i See live @ The oh! Oostende Belgium 14-03-2015.


Un moment ordinaire sur la Côte belge, l'été 2014

Published: September 01, 2014
Length: 59:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Robert Genicot

Été pourri, peut-être, mais chose certaine le vent était bien en vacances sur la Côte belge....


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Mercator (ship)

The barquentine Mercator was designed by the Antarctic explorer Adrien de Gerlache (1866–1934) as a training ship for the Belgian merchant fleet. She was named after Gerardus Mercator (1512–1594), Flemish cartographer. She was built in Leith, Scotland and launched in 1932. Besides being a training a ship, she was also used, mainly before World War II, for scientific observations, or as ambassador for Belgium on world fairs and in sailing events. This ship went through an incredible history.

Located at 51.2272, 2.92056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Barquentines, Individual sailing vessels, Tall ships of Belgium, 1932 ships, Museum ships in Belgium

Port of Ostend

The port of Ostend is situated in Ostend, West Flanders. The port is mainly known as a ferry port. Freight, and recently also passenger transport between Ostend and Ramsgate is provided by Transeuropa Ferries. The port also services freight transport between Ostend and both Ipswich and Killingholme.

Located at 51.2244, 2.90972 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Ostend, Ports and harbours of Belgium, Ports and harbours of the North Sea, Buildings and structures in West Flanders

Second Ostend Raid

The Second Ostend Raid (officially known as Operation VS) was the later of two failed attempts made during the spring of 1918 by the United Kingdom's Royal Navy to block the channels leading to the Belgian port of Ostend as a part of its conflict with the German Empire during World War I.

Located at 51.2244, 2.90972 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1918, Naval battles of World War I involving Germany, Naval battles of World War I involving the United Kingdom, North Sea operations of World War I, Ostend

Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk

Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk, the main church of Ostend, Belgium, is a Roman Catholic Neo-Gothic church. It is built on the ashes of a previous church that occupied the site. King Leopold II enthusiastically supported a plan to build a new and more magnificent church. Construction started on 1899 and was completed and consecrated by Bishop Waffelaert on August 31, 1908. Its stained glass windows were destroyed during the two World Wars and were replaced by windows by Michiel Martens.

Located at 51.23, 2.922 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Belgium, Gothic Revival architecture in Belgium, Religious buildings completed in 1908, 20th-century Roman Catholic church buildings, Churches in West Flanders, Ostend

SM UC-70

SM UC-70 was a German Type UC II minelaying submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy during World War I. The U-boat was ordered on 12 January 1916 and was launched on 7 August 1916. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 20 November 1916 as SM UC-70. In 10 patrols UC-70 was credited with sinking 32 ships, either by torpedo or by mines laid. On 28 August 1918, UC-70 was spotted lying submerged on the sea bottom and attacked by a Blackburn Kangaroo patrol aircraft of No.

Located at 51.2333, 2.91667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ships built in Hamburg, German Type UC II submarines, U-boats commissioned in 1916, U-boats sunk by surface craft, U-boats sunk by depth charges, U-boats sunk in 1918, World War I minelayers of Germany, World War I shipwrecks in the North Sea, World War I submarines of Germany, 1916 ships

Mu.ZEE

The Mu. ZEE is a museum in Ostend, Belgium, specialized in Belgian art from 1830 on. It was created in 2008 by fusion of the former Provinciaal Museum voor Moderne Kunst (PMMK, the museum for modern art of the Province of West-Flanders) and the Museum voor Schone Kunsten Oostende (Museum of Fine Arts Ostend), both located in Ostend. The Museum has two dependencies, the Ensorhuis in Ostend, and the Permekemuseum in Jabbeke. Mu.

Located at 51.2257, 2.9146 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Art museums and galleries in Belgium, Modern art museums, Art museums established in 2008, 2008 establishments in Belgium, Ostend, Museums in West Flanders

Flanders Marine Institute

The Flanders Marine Institute provides a focal point for marine scientific research in Flanders, northern Belgium. The autonomous non-profit institute does not conduct research itself, but assists in coordinating international research and provides a database for sharing research results. VLIZ also manages RV Zeeleeuw, a marine research vessel. The ship mainly operates day trips, and as of 2010 a replacement was being sought.

Located at 51.2338, 2.92913 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Organizations established in 1999, Research organizations, Flanders, Oceanography, Ostend

Oostende railway station

Oostende railway station is located in Ostend in Flanders, Belgium. The first station in Ostend was opened in 1838 during the reign of Leopold I of Belgium on the former Belgian railway line 62 to Torhout and is now a supermarket. The NMBS station was opened in 1913 during the reign of Albert I of Belgium. The station is designed to connect trains and ferries and is built with Scottish Granite, Bluestone from Soignes and Limestone from Euville.

Located at 51.2289, 2.92583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Belgium, Railway stations opened in 1838, Ostend

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05 Dec
2020

The Johnny Cash Roadshow - Uitgesteld
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KV Oostende - KAA Gent
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06 Dec
2020

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07 Dec
2020

Landbouwfolie
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08 Dec
2020

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Filmclub 62: House Of Hummingbird
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Beol-Sae (House Of Hummingbird)
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09 Dec
2020

Achter Tralies Door Hans Claus
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10 Dec
2020

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11 Dec
2020

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12 Dec
2020

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