There are 8 ways to get from London to Ypres by train, bus and ferry, bus, 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  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Est
  2. Ic

$72 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. 080

$21 - $32

6 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  7 h 4 min

$73 - $103

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 51 min

$203 - $217

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 57 min

$54 - $79

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. LCY - RTM

$117 - $360

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. LHR - BRU

$108 - $267

Fly London City to Antwerp, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. LCY - ANR

$92 - $325

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

You can take a train from London to Ypres via Lille Europe Eurostar, Lille Flandres, and Kortrijk in around 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London to Ypres twice a week. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from London City to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
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
$177
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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Ieper
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $25
1st Class
$31 - $34
Train from Gent St Pieters to Ieper
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to De Panne
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Ypres is 222 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Ypres is to bus which costs £15 - £24 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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

No, there is no direct train from London to Ypres. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Ieper via Lille Flandres and Kortrijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from London to Ypres, including transfers.