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Ostend car rental information

Pick-up locationOstend
Car types
Rental locations7
Airport locations2

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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Ostend

  • To conveniently and flexibly explore Ostend and its surroundings, you should have an Ostend car hire. Having a car hire in Ostend allows you to travel outside the city and discover Ostend's stunning coastal regions and rural surroundings. Without being constrained by public transportation routes, you can travel to nearby towns, beaches, nature preserves, and other attractions. By avoiding bus and train delays, renting a car saves time. Among the places you can visit in your Ostend car hire include Bruges, located 29 km (18 miles) from Ostend, a journey that will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
  • There are a couple of airports that serve the area of Ostend, such as the Brussels Bruxelles-National Airport (BRU), the Charleroi Brussels Airport (CRL), the Antwerp Deurne Airport (ANR) and finally, the Ostende-Bruges Airport (OST). Each of these airports has a car hire in Ostend agency, where people flying into the area can grab a hire car for their stay. These hire car companies are in the Arrivals terminal of each of these airports, making it easier for those opting for a car hire in Ostend to grab one without any hassle.
  • Follow the laws and regulations governing traffic in Ostend. It entails observing right-of-way laws, traffic signals, and speed limits. Driving gets done on the right side of the road in Ostend. You will find designated bicycle lanes in Ostend, which welcomes bicycles. Bicyclists should be respected and given plenty of room. Stay away from parking or driving in the designated lanes for bicycles. Driving along the beautiful coastal roads around Ostend, which is on the Belgian coast, can be enjoyable. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery while watching for other drivers and any posted speed limits.
  • In the city of Ostend, a tram system runs on tracks that get incorporated into the streets. When wet, tram tracks can be slick, so use caution when driving close to them. Keep an eye out for tram signals, and yield when necessary. Ostend has several pedestrian areas, particularly near the main thoroughfares and promenades. Vehicles are not permitted in these areas, which are only for pedestrians. To avoid fines and ensure the safety of pedestrians, it is crucial to be aware of these zones and to follow the signage when driving your car hire in Ostend.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Ostend for $110 or less
  • Book your rental car in Ostend at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Compact rental cars in Ostend are around -68% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Ostend

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Ostend?

    On average a rental car in Ostend costs $115 per day. But prices differ between operators and you can save money through a price comparison of car rental deals from different agencies. The cheapest price for a car rental in Ostend found in the last 2 weeks is $55.

  • Can I rent an automatic car in Ostend?

    Yes, automatic cars are available in most car renting companies in Ostend. As cars with manual transmission are more common in many countries, you might have to pay an additional charge for renting an automatic car.

  • How much is gas price in Ostend?

    The average gas price in Ostend is $6.77 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $81 and $108, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Ostend?

    Compact (Skoda Karoq or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Ostend.

  • Which car rental companies are at Ostende-Bruges airport (OST)?

    The only car rental company onsite at Ostende-Bruges airport is Budget.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Ostende-Bruges airport (OST)?

    The only car rental company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Ostende-Bruges airport to off-airport locations is Budget.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Ostend?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • How much does a Compact car rental cost in Ostend?

    A Compact car rental in Ostend costs $180 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Intermediate car rental cost in Ostend?

    An Intermediate car rental in Ostend costs $62 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Premium car rental cost in Ostend?

    A Premium car rental in Ostend costs $170 per day, on average.

  • What is the most popular rental car location in Ostend?

    In Ostend, cars are most frequently rented at Budget Sint Pieterskaai 9 (12 miles from city center).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Ostend?

    On average a rental car in Ostend costs $806 per week ($115 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Ostend?

    On average a rental car in Ostend costs $3,454 per month ($115 per day).

  • Should I get insurance when renting a car in Ostend?

    Most car rental providers in Ostend offer insurance but the level of protection can differ substantially. If you're unsure whether to get extra protection for your car rental in Ostend, check out KAYAK's car rental insurance guide.

  • How many car agencies are operating in Ostend?

    KAYAK has deals for you to compare from 6 car rental agencies in Ostend.

  • What do I need to know before booking a car rental in Ostend?

    Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).

  • Why should I use KAYAK to rent a car in Ostend?

    KAYAK searches thousands of car rental agencies to provide you with offers from all car rental agencies operating in Ostend so that you can compare car rental rates, reviews and pick-up and drop-off locations to find the best deal for you.

  • What type of car gets recommended for driving in Ostend?

    Parking is scarce in Ostend's city centre. Smaller cars are easier to drive and park in cities. It helps you park in tight spaces and navigate narrow streets. A fuel-efficient car hire in Ostend may make driving in the area easier. It lets you enjoy your trips without worrying about fuel costs, especially if you're going far or visiting nearby attractions. Parking in Ostend can be difficult, especially in busy areas. Parking is more accessible and safer with a car with good manoeuvrability and parking assist features like rearview cameras or proximity sensors.

  • What's the speed limit in Ostend?

    Urban areas like Ostend have a 50 km/h speed limit. Most city streets, residential areas, and built-up roads have this limit. Signage will indicate lower speed limits in residential areas or streets with heavy pedestrian traffic. Speed limits vary on non-urban roads and highways. The speed limit is 90 km/h (56 mph) on one-lane non-urban roads. The speed limit on non-urban roads with separated or multiple lanes in each direction is 120 km/h (75 mph). Unless otherwise posted, highway speed limits are 120 km/h (75 mph). However, construction zones and low-visibility areas may have lower highway speed limits. Watch the signs and drive accordingly.

  • Where are the best places to park in Ostend?

    Ostend's public car parks get spread throughout the city. Visitors can park easily in these lots. Parking Station, Kursaal, and Visserskaai are popular public car parks in Ostend. Ostend's streets offer street parking. You need a ticket from the ticket machines to park in metered spaces. Parking is available for beach goers and coastal visitors. Beach goers can park near these beach promenade parking areas. Beach parking rates are usually comparable to street parking. These car parks charge hourly rates of €2 (£1.71) and daily rates of €15 (£12.82).

Ostend car rental reviews and directory

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Ostend Airport

Monday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 12:00
Tuesday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:0014:00 - 17:30
Thursday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:0014:00 - 17:30

Sint Pieterskaai 9

Monday08:30 - 12:0013:30 - 17:00
Tuesday13:30 - 17:0008:30 - 12:00
Wednesday08:30 - 12:0013:30 - 17:00
Thursday13:30 - 17:0008:30 - 12:00
Friday13:30 - 17:0008:30 - 12:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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Brugse Steenweg 101

+32 12 39 09 40

Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday07:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

De Kalkaart 24

+32 12 39 09 40

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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Sunnycars

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Zandvoordeschorredijkstraat 48

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Zanvoordestraat 469

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Avis

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Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 889

Monday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:0014:00 - 17:30
Wednesday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 12:00
Thursday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:0014:00 - 17:30

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Europcar

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Zandvoordeschorredijkstraat 48

+32 59 50 12 18

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Free2Move

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Torhoutsesteenweg 691

+32 59 70 32 40

Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

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OOSTENDE Zandvoordeschorredijkstraat 48

+32 5950 1218

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Most popular agency

Budget

Most popular car type

Compact

Average price

$115/day

Good deal

$110/day

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