There are 8 ways to get from Lorient to Ypres by train, bus, car 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.

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Train via Paris  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Lorient to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres Tgv

144€ - 187€

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Bus  •  14h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Lorient to Bruges N702

46€ - 57€

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Train  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the train from Lorient to Rennes Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Lille Europe Tgv

134€ - 197€

Drive  •  7h 22m

  1. Drive from Lorient to Ypres 761.4 km

90€ - 140€

Fly Lorient to Brussels, train  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Lorient (LRT) to Brussels (BRU) LRT - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Courtrai / Kortrijk

172€ - 420€

Fly Lorient to Lille Lesquin  •  10h 32m

  1. Fly from Lorient (LRT) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) LRT - LIL

178€ - 400€

Fly Lorient to Paris CDG, train  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Lorient (LRT) to Paris CDG (CDG) LRT - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Courtrai
  4. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Ypres / Ieper

153€ - 455€

Drive to Nantes, fly to Lille Lesquin  •  6h 49m

  1. Drive from Lorient to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) NTE - LIL

61€ - 240€

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The cheapest way to get from Lorient to Ypres is to bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 14h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Lorient to Ypres is to fly and train which costs 150€ - 460€ and takes 5h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lorient to Ypres. However, there are services departing from Lorient and arriving at Ypres / Ieper via Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Nord, Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 13m.

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The distance between Lorient and Ypres is 569 km. The road distance is 761.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lorient to Ypres without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 13m and costs 140€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 8h 13m to get from Lorient to Ypres, including transfers.

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Lorient to Ypres train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Lorient station.

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The best way to get from Lorient to Ypres is to train via Paris which takes 8h 13m and costs 140€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 14h 58m, you could also fly, which costs 170€ - 400€ and takes 10h 32m.

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There is no direct flight from Lorient Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 55m and has one stopover.

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Lorient to Ypres train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lille Flandres station.

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Map of how to get from Lorient to Ypres.
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  • Distance: 569.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 13m

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

You can take a train from Lorient to Ypres via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord, Lille Flandres, and Courtrai / Kortrijk in around 8h 13m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lorient to Ypres twice daily. Tickets cost 35€ - 50€ and the journey takes 12h 45m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lorient to Brussels via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 750€
Flights from Lorient to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
210€ - 750€
Flights from Lorient to Brussels via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 750€
Flights from Lorient to Brussels via Lyon, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Lorient to Lille Lesquin via Paris CDG, Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Lorient to Lille Lesquin via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Lorient to Lille Lesquin via Paris CDG, Nantes
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Lorient to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Lorient to Lille Lesquin via Paris CDG, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Lorient to Lille Lesquin via Paris CDG, Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Lorient to Lille Lesquin via Lyon, Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Lorient to Lille Lesquin via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Lorient to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Flights from Nantes to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lorient to Brussels via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
95€ - 420€
Flights from Lorient to Brussels via Paris CDG, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 750€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lorient to Brussels via Paris CDG, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 750€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 420€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lorient to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 110€
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Lorient to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Rennes to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
95€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Lorient to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
43€ - 47€
Train from Lille Flandres to Courtrai
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 12€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
6€ - 8€
1st Class
7€ - 12€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 22€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 22€
1st Class
28€ - 32€
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Ypres / Ieper
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
8€ - 12€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lorient to Bruges
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Lorient to Ypres is 761 km. It takes approximately 7h 22m to drive from Lorient to Ypres.

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APG Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Lorient Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 534+ hotels available in Ypres. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Lorient to Lorient Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs 16€ - 20€.

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