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The Kusttram

Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 110, Ostend 8400, Belgium
+32 59 56 52 11
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A great way to discover the Belgian coast

At the time, before everyone did their own driving, the train was the one way of getting to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ostend, Belgium
Very busy

I remember this being shown on the BBC Coast programme and it looked idyllic. In reality it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 110, Ostend 8400, Belgium
+32 59 56 52 11
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the time, before everyone did their own driving, the train was the one way of getting to the coast, and the tramway the only way of exploring it. It is still a favourite, and (we are told) the longest tramway line in the world....More

Thank JPGuillaume
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I remember this being shown on the BBC Coast programme and it looked idyllic. In reality it was very full and everyone for themselves. It is a most useful means of travelling along the Belgian coast but I guess it is a bit of a...More

Thank tonyrpayne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kusttram is a very easy way to travel between Knokke and De Panne. A day ticket costs €8 and you can hop on and off. There are a number of free parking spaces at Arthur de Greefplein if you want to join the tram...More

Thank AndyCh2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wWe walked along the promenade to the mermaid statue, walked a bit further, theirs only hotels and apartments so we decided to catch the tram back to Oostende. Very cheap and time saving

Thank terrypj
Reviewed 15 September 2017 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 10 September 2017

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

1  Thank William S
Reviewed 10 September 2017 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 27 August 2017

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 15 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
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28 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.
1 April 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
20 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.