There are 5 ways to get from Arras to Ypres by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Arras(F) to Lille Flandres Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Roubaix Eurotéléport to Moeskroen SNCB/Station Mwr
  3. Take the train from Kortrijk to Ieper Ic / ...

$29 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus, train, line 108 bus, line 72 bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Arras to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Armentieres
  3. Take the line 108 bus from Armentières - Gare to Armentières - Pont de Nieppe 108
  4. Take the line 72 bus from Ploegsteert Le Bizet Touquetstraat to Ieper Station perron 6 72

$19 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Lens to Kortrijk 804
  2. Take the train from Kortrijk to Ieper Ic / ...

$23 - $36

Train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Arras(F) to Lille Flandres Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Ieper Ic / ...

$63 - $109

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Arras to Ypres 49.1 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Arras to Ypres is to drive which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arras to Ypres is to drive which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 1 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Arras to Ypres. However, there are services departing from Arras(F) and arriving at Ieper via Lille Europe Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Gent-Sint-Pieters. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Arras and Ypres is 62 km. The road distance is 78.6 km.

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The best way to get from Arras to Ypres without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 56 min and costs 24€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Arras to Ypres, including transfers.

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Arras to Ypres train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Arras(F) station.

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Arras to Ypres train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Ieper station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arras to Ypres is 79 km. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Arras to Ypres.

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There are 422+ hotels available in Ypres. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arras to Ypres.
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  • Distance: 39.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Arras to Ypres via Lille Flandres, Lille Europe Eurostar, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Gent-Sint-Pieters in around 4 h 21 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Arras(F) to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Lille Flandres to Armentieres
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$12 - $19
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Arras(F) to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
1st Class
$45 - $48
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Kortrijk to Ieper
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Ieper
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from Roubaix Eurotéléport to Moeskroen SNCB/Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lens to Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Arras to Lille
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Arc en Ciel 1
Phone
+33 3 28 59 62 80
Email
contact@arcenciel1.fr
Website
arc-en-ciel1.fr
Bus from Armentières - Gare to Armentières - Pont de Nieppe
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arc-en-ciel1.fr
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Ploegsteert Le Bizet Touquetstraat to Ieper Station perron 6
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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