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

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Recommended option

Train, line 79 bus, line 72 bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Arras(F) to Lille Flandres Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Armentieres
  3. Take the line 79 bus from Armentieres Gare to Le Bizet 79
  4. Take the line 72 bus from Ploegsteert Le Bizet Touquetstraat to Ieper Station perron 6 72

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Arras to Gare de Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk
  3. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Ypres / Ieper Ic / ...

$34 - $49

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Arras to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Gare Lille Flandres to Douane L91

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 bus from Arras to Ypres station. However, there are services departing from Arras and arriving at Ieper Station perron 4 via Gare Lille Flandres, Menen Barakken and Menen Station perron 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Arras to Ypres. However, there are services departing from Gare de Arras and arriving at Ypres / Ieper via Gare de Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 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 line 79 bus and line 72 bus which takes 3 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Arras to Ypres, including transfers.

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Arras to Ypres bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Arras station.

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Arras to Ypres train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Arras station.

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The best way to get from Arras to Ypres is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs 29€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Arras to Ypres.
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  • Distance: 39.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Arras to Ypres via Gare de Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk in around 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arras to Ypres via Lille, Gare Lille Flandres, Douane, Menen Barakken, and Menen Station perron 4 in around 4 h 3 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.

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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
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Lille Flandres to Armentieres
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$12 - $20
Train from Gare de Arras to Gare de Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$14 - $22
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 - $34
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Ypres / 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
Bus operators
Transpole
Phone
+33 3 20 40 40 40
Email
contact@transpole.fr
Website
transpole.fr
Bus from Armentieres Gare to Le Bizet
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
transpole.fr
Bus from Gare Lille Flandres to Douane
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transpole.fr
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Ploegsteert Le Bizet Touquetstraat to Ieper Station perron 6
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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Arras to Ypres bus services, operated by Transpole, arrive at Douane station.

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