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There are 3 ways to get from Calais to Ypres by train, bus or car

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Train, line 72 bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Armentieres Calais Ville - Lille Flandres / ...
  2. Take the line 72 bus from Ploegsteert Le Bizet Touquetstraat to Ieper Station perron 6 72

$23 - $31

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Train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Calais Ville 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 / ...

$39 - $56

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Ypres 57.5 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Ypres is to drive which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Ypres is to drive which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 1 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Ypres. However, there are services departing from Gare de Calais Ville and arriving at Ypres / Ieper via Gare de Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between Calais and Ypres is 73 km. The road distance is 91.9 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Ypres without a car is to train and line 72 bus which takes 3 h 1 min and costs 20€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Calais to Ypres, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Ypres is 92 km. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Calais to Ypres.

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  • Distance: 45.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Calais to Ypres via Gare de Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk in around 3 h 51 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 Calais Ville to Armentieres
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Gare de Calais Ville to Gare de Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
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
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
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2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
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

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