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There are 9 ways to get from London to Ypres by train, subway, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, subway, line 79 bus, line 72 bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  2. Take the subway from Gare Lille Europe to St. Philibert M2
  3. Take the line 79 bus from St. Philibert to Le Bizet 79
  4. Take the line 72 bus from Ploegsteert Le Bizet Touquetstraat to Ieper Station perron 6 72

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus

$20 - $27

7 alternative options

Train, subway  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  2. Take the subway from Gare Lille Europe to Gare Jean Lebas M2
  3. Take the train from Gare de Roubaix to Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk
  4. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Ypres / Ieper Ic / ...

$72 - $166

Bus and ferry  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille

$61 - $84

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Ypres

$197 - $210

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Ypres

$53 - $79

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - 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

$108 - $265

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ypres / Ieper

$116 - $359

Fly London Gatwick to Brussels, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - 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

$227 - $563

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Ypres is to bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 8 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Ypres is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £150 - £165 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between London and Ypres is 139 miles.

The best way to get from London to Ypres without a car is to train and subway and line 79 bus and line 72 bus which takes 4 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from London to Ypres, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Ypres is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 5:23 PM in London and 6:23 PM in Ypres.

Brussels Airlines and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 425+ hotels available in Ypres. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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Map of how to get from London to Ypres.
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  • Distance: 138.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between London, England and Ypres, Belgium?

Ouibus operates a bus from London to Ypres 4 times a week. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Transpole
Phone
+33 3 20 40 40 40
Email
contact@transpole.fr
Website
transpole.fr
Subway from Gare Lille Europe to St. Philibert
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transpole.fr
Subway from Gare Lille Europe to Gare Jean Lebas
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transpole.fr
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 Gare de Roubaix to Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$12 - $20
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
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.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
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
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ypres / 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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Bus operators
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
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
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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