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There are 4 ways to get from Amiens to Ypres by train, bus or car

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Train, bus, line 72 bus  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from Amiens to Lille Europe Ter
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Armentieres Ter
  3. Take the bus from Armentieres Gare to Le Bizet L99 / ...
  4. Take the line 72 bus from Ploegsteert Le Bizet Touquetstraat to Ieper Station perron 5 72

22€ - 54€

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Amiens to Lille Flandres Ter
  2. Take the bus from St. Philibert to Le Bizet L99 / ...

21€ - 43€

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Amiens to Lille Flandres Ter
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Courtrai Ter

26€ - 61€

Drive  •  1h 52m

  1. Drive from Amiens to Ypres 182.2 km

20€ - 29€

Amiens to Ypres by train

The train journey time between Amiens and Ypres is around 3h 48m and covers a distance of around 189 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 7m. Operated by SNCF and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Amiens to Ypres train service departs from Amiens and arrives in Ypres / Ieper. Typically 80 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amiens to Ypres train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ypres is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ypres is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ypres is 1.5 metres.

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The cost-effective way to get from Amiens to Ypres is to drive, which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 1h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Amiens to Ypres is to drive which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 1h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amiens to Ypres. However, there are services departing from Amiens and arriving at Ypres / Ieper via Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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The distance between Amiens and Ypres is 114 km. The road distance is 182.2 km.

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The best way to get from Amiens to Ypres without a car is to train and bus and line 72 bus which takes 3h 43m and costs 22€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Amiens to Ypres, including transfers.

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Amiens to Ypres train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Amiens station.

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Amiens to Ypres train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Courtrai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amiens to Ypres is 182 km. It takes approximately 1h 52m to drive from Amiens to Ypres.

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  • Distance: 113.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 43m

What companies run services between Amiens, France and Ypres, Belgium?

You can take a train from Amiens to Ypres via Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk in around 4h.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Amiens to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
Rail 1st Class
24€ - 35€
Train from Lille Flandres to Armentieres
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 15€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Rail 1st Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Amiens to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Rail 1st Class
25€ - 40€
Train from Lille Flandres to Courtrai
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 17€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
Rail 1st Class
11€ - 17€
Bus operators
Ilevia
Phone
+33 3 20 40 40 40
Email
contact@ilevia.fr
Website
ilevia.fr
Bus from Armentieres Gare to Le Bizet
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
Ilevia
Bus from St. Philibert to Le Bizet
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
Ilevia
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Ploegsteert Le Bizet Touquetstraat to Ieper Station perron 5
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€

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