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There are 2 ways to get from Leuven to Ypres by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic
  2. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Ypres / Ieper Ic / ...

$19 - $29

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Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Ypres 95.3 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Ypres is to drive which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Ypres is to drive which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Ypres. However, there are services departing from Louvain / Leuven and arriving at Ypres / Ieper via Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Ypres is 127 km. The road distance is 152.4 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Ypres without a car is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 16€ - 25€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Leuven to Ypres, including transfers.

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Leuven to Ypres train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Louvain / Leuven station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Ypres is 152 km. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Leuven to Ypres.

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  • Distance: 79.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Ypres, Belgium?

You can take a train from Leuven to Ypres via Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters in around 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $23
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Ypres / Ieper
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
$14 - $21

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There are 424+ hotels available in Ypres. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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