There are 5 ways to get from Ashford to Ypres by train, subway, bus, car train, car or car ferry

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, line 2 subway, bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  2. Take the line 2 subway from Gare Lille Europe to Eurotéléport 2
  3. Take the bus from ROUBAIX Eurotéléport to MOUSCRON/MOESKROEN SNCB/Station Mwr
  4. Take the train from Moeskroen / Mouscron to Kortrijk Ic
  5. Take the train from Kortrijk to Ieper Ic / ...

$55 - $114

Cheapest option

Carferry, drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Ypres

$41 - $62

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic
  3. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Ieper Ic / ...

$73 - $173

Train, bus, line 84 bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  2. Take the bus from Lille Flandres(f) to Moeskroen / Mouscron Bus
  3. Take the bus from Moeskroen Busstation to Menen Station perron 4 84 / ...
  4. Take the line 84 bus from Menen Station perron 4 to Ieper Station perron 4 84

Eurotunnel, drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Ypres

$221 - $233

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Ashford to Ypres. However, there are services departing from Ashford(Kent) Int. and arriving at Ieper via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Gent-Sint-Pieters. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

More details

The distance between Ashford and Ypres is 90 miles.

The best way to get from Ashford to Ypres without a car is to train and line 2 subway and bus which takes 4 h 29 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Ashford to Ypres, including transfers.

More details

Ashford to Ypres train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

More details

Ypres is 1 h ahead of Ashford. It is currently 2:02 PM in Ashford and 3:02 PM in Ypres.

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

More details

There are 428+ hotels available in Ypres. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Ashford to Ypres.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 90.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between Ashford, England and Ypres, Belgium?

You can take a train from Ashford to Ypres via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Gent-Sint-Pieters in around 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $110
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Moeskroen / Mouscron to Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
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
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 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
$14 - $21
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from ROUBAIX Eurotéléport to MOUSCRON/MOESKROEN SNCB/Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be
Bus from MOUSCRON/MOESKROEN SNCB/Station to MENEN/MENIN Station/SNCB
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Bus from Lille Flandres(f) to Moeskroen / Mouscron
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Moeskroen Busstation to Menen Station perron 4
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Menen Station perron 4 to Ieper Station perron 4
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Ferry operators

Want to know more about travelling around Belgium

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.