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Address: Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 110, Ostend 8400, Belgium
Phone Number: 059 56 52 11
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Less than expected but still worth it

It is a nice trip to sit back and look around, however it comes down to the places you visit along the way, that's what really makes the trip. Note that the beach is not visible... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The tram is a very cheap and efficient way to see the local coastline from Ostend. We only had time to make a trip to Blankenberg and back, but it was very enjoyable.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Trams every 10mins clean interiors Drivers very friendly and helpful but the nearer to Ostend from either direction the tram gets very full,try and buy tour ticket before boarding its cheaper and easier.5 Euros for a Day Ticket from offices and 7from the Driver.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It is a nice trip to sit back and look around, however it comes down to the places you visit along the way, that's what really makes the trip. Note that the beach is not visible throughout the journey.

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Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I always visit Oostende on coach trips, and if the holiday is only a 5-day there are essentially only three days to spend in Oostende - but if the coach company offer a 6-day or longer I always take the opportunity to ride on the Kusttram (with Gordon, my travelling companion - I have uploaded some photos from his blog).... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Kusttram mostly Packed and instead of a Tram every 15 minutes it would be better every 10 minutes ! Why isn't there an alternative by Buses ??? The Kusttram is NOT good publicity for the Flemish Coast !!!

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Nottingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The coast tram is an excellent way to visit the Belgium coast resorts. A day pass is only 5 Euros per person if you buy from the tram station and the trams run around every 15 minutes. The tram runs from De Panne in the South to Knokke Heist in the north (around 40 miles). It is a must do... More 

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Quorn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Bought an all day pass for just 5 Euros - a bargain. As others have said, it does get very busy at peak times and I was there on a sunny weekend so there were a lot of families heading off to the beach. I chose to travel from Ostende to De Panne, then hopped off and back on at... More 

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Ostend, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Ideal to discover the belgian coastline without bothering with cars, parkingspace etc; Very frequent trams take you to your destination and for short distances it could be faster than if you had used your car. There are different choices for tickets so it's advisable to inform which formula is best for you. Look trough the windows and enjoy the views.

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Oldenburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

When on the Flemish coast, a ride on the kusttram is an absolute must. A day ticket (dagpas) bought in advance at one of the "lijnwinkels" (also at many newsagents) costs a bargain € 5,- and gives you access to the kusttram and also the busses of De Lijn. The tram goes some 60 km from De Panne station to... More 

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Hampshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We bought a 3 day ticket for 10euro pp which was great value as we saw the whole of the Belgian coast line, hopping on and off as we felt like it (trams run every 15 mins in each direction so there is very little waiting around). And you get free transport on the De Lijn busses also, so you... More 

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Address: Address: Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 110, Ostend 8400, Belgium
Phone Number: 059 56 52 11
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ostend

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