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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
  3. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Ypres / Ieper

$98 - $281

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Bus, train  •  11h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Gent
  2. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Ypres / Ieper Ic

$49 - $106

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) FRA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ypres / Ieper

$112 - $321

Train  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Ypres / Ieper Ic / ...

$100 - $150

Bus  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Bruges N84

$50 - $61

Drive  •  4h 38m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres 318.5 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres is to bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 12h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 250€ and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Ieper Markt via Brugge Station perron 7 and Torhout Station perron 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Ypres / Ieper via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid and Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 9m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Ypres is 412 km. The road distance is 509.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres without a car is to train which takes 6h 9m and costs 85€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres is to train which takes 6h 9m and costs 85€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 12h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres.
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  • Distance: 257.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 33m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Ypres, Belgium?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, and Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters in around 6h 9m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 8h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Ypres / Ieper
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ypres / Ieper
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Ypres / Ieper
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $22
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Gent
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$29
High
$41
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Bruges
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres is 510 km. It takes approximately 4h 38m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 432+ hotels available in Ypres. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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