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  •  4 h 16 min

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

$96 - $278

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Bus, train  •  11 h 27 min

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

$49 - $105

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Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 29 min

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

$112 - $321

Train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  3. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Kortrijk Ic / ...

$100 - $149

Bus  •  12 h 21 min

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

$49 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

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

$65 - $100

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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 12 h 21 min.

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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 Ieper via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord and Kortrijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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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 6 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min 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 6 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres.
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  • Distance: 257.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

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 Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brusel Nord, Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord, and Kortrijk in around 6 h 25 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Train operators
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
$32 - $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
$22 - $35
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$16 - $23
Train from Gent-Dampoort to Ieper
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $22
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
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
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
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
8 h 15 min
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.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ypres is 510 km. It takes approximately 4 h 38 min 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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There are 428+ hotels available in Ypres. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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