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There are 4 ways to get from Lille to Ypres by train, bus, subway or car

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Train  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk Courtrai/Kortrijk - Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Ypres / Ieper Ic / ...

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Train, line 72 bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Armentières Lille-Dunkerque / ...
  2. Take the line 72 bus from Ploegsteert Le Bizet Touquetstraat to Ieper Station perron 6 72

$4

2 alternative options

Subway, line 79 bus, line 72 bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the subway from Mairie De Lille to St. Philibert M2
  2. Take the line 79 bus from St. Philibert to Le Bizet 79
  3. Take the line 72 bus from Ploegsteert Le Bizet Touquetstraat to Ieper Station perron 6 72

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Ypres 19.8 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Lille to Ypres is to train and line 72 bus which costs 3€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Ypres is to drive which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Ypres. However, there are services departing from Gare de Lille Flandres and arriving at Ypres / Ieper via Courtrai / Kortrijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Lille and Ypres is 27 km. The road distance is 31.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lille to Ypres without a car is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs 5€ - 8€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Lille to Ypres, including transfers.

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Lille to Ypres train services, operated by Sncf, depart from Gare de Lille Flandres station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lille to Ypres is 32 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Lille to Ypres.

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

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Map of how to get from Lille to Ypres.
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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Lille to Ypres via Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk and Courtrai / Kortrijk in around 1 h 44 min.

Train operators
Sncf
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Armentières
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
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
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Armentières
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
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
Transpole
Phone
+33 3 20 40 40 40
Email
contact@transpole.fr
Website
transpole.fr
Bus from St. Philibert to Le Bizet
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
transpole.fr

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