There are 12 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.

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Train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...

$106 - $261

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Bus  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to De Panne 080

$37 - $54

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Train, bus  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Take the bus from London to De Panne 080

$95 - $140

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

$225 - $249

Drive, carferry  •  6 h 2 min

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

$79 - $117

Fly Birmingham to Brussels, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Kortrijk

$77 - $313

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

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Long Eaton
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Brussels (BRU) EMA - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Kortrijk

$125 - $746

Fly Birmingham to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 45 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 Antwerpen-Centraal to Ieper

$102 - $294

Train to Manchester, fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 24 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 Kortrijk

$127 - $336

Train to Bristol, fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Brussels (BRU) BRS - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Kortrijk

$148 - $384

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  4. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Ieper

$162 - $468

Fly Birmingham to Paris CDG, train, line 2 subway, bus  •  8 h 24 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 MOUSCRON/MOESKROEN SNCB/Station
  5. Take the train from Kortrijk to Ieper

$96 - $330

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The distance between Birmingham and Ypres is 235 miles.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Ypres without a car is to train which takes 7 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Birmingham to Ypres, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Ypres is to train which takes 7 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Ypres is 1 h ahead of Birmingham. It is currently 8:40 AM in Birmingham and 9:40 AM in Ypres.

KLM and Brussels Airlines offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Brussels Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Ypres.
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  • Distance: 235.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 4 min

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, Lille Europe Eurostar, Lille, Kortrijk, Kortrijk Kinepolis Xpo, Kortrijk Busterminal 3 perron 32, and Kortrijk in around 7 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Ypres via London Victoria Coach Station, London, De Panne, Veurne, and Veurne Station in around 12 h 13 min.

Airlines
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 Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
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
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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 16 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 Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
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
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $26
1st Class
$33 - $36
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Ieper
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$23 - $35
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to De Panne
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Ferry operators

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