There are 13 ways to get from Birmingham to Ypres by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry, plane or subway

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  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Ypres Ic / ...

$150 - $332

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus

$31 - $40

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Train, bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus

$91 - $138

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  2. Take the bus from London to De Panne 080

$44 - $67

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 42 min

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

$227 - $252

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Ypres

$79 - $117

Fly Birmingham to Brussels, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre
  3. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Ypres

$79 - $316

Fly Birmingham to Antwerp, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Antwerp (ANR) BHX - ANR
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem to Ypres

$72 - $454

Train to East Midlands, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Brussels (BRU) EMA - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre
  4. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Ypres

$125 - $745

Fly Birmingham to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam (AMS) BHX - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Ypres

$108 - $295

Train to Manchester, fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre
  4. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Ypres

$130 - $339

Train to Manchester, fly to Ostend, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Ostend (OST) MAN - OST
  3. Take the train from Ostende to Roulers

$110 - $421

Fly Birmingham to Paris CDG, train, line 2 subway, bus  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the line 2 subway from Gare Lille Europe to Eurotéléport
  4. Take the bus from Roubaix Eurotéléport to Moeskroen SNCB/Station
  5. Take the train from Courtrai to Ypres

$96 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Ypres is to bus which costs £23 - £30 and takes 12 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Ypres is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £170 - £190 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Ypres is 235 miles.

It takes approximately 7 h to get from Birmingham to Ypres, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Ypres station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Ieper Station perron 6 via London, Brugge Station perron 7 and Torhout Station perron 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Ypres. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Ypres via London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi and Gand-Saint-Pierre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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

You can take a train from Birmingham to Ypres via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Bruxelles-Midi, and Gand-Saint-Pierre in around 7 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Ypres via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, De Panne, La Panne, Furnes, and Veurne Station in around 11 h 43 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Manchester to Ostend
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Ypres
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
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$31 - $34
Train from Anvers-Berchem to Ypres
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Anvers-Central to Ypres
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Ostende to Roulers
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Courtrai to Ypres
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
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
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
Ferry operators

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