There are 5 ways to get from Paris to Ypres by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Courtrai Ter
  3. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Ypres / Ieper Ic / ...

58€ - 74€

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Bus via St. Philibert  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Lille, Europe 6001 / ...

16€ - 28€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lille BlaBlaBus / ...

19€ - 29€

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Ypres 256.3 km

30€ - 45€

Fly, train  •  5h 58m

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

95€ - 330€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Ypres is to bus via St. Philibert which costs 15€ - 29€ and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Ypres is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Ypres. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Ypres / Ieper via Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between Paris and Ypres is 225 km. The road distance is 256.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Ypres without a car is to train which takes 3h 45m and costs 55€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Paris to Ypres, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Ypres is to train which takes 3h 45m and costs 55€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus via St. Philibert, which costs 15€ - 29€ and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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  • Distance: 225.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 45m

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

You can take a train from Paris to Ypres via Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk in around 3h 45m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Paris Gallieni to Ypres every 4 hours. Tickets cost 18€ - 26€ and the journey takes 2h 30m. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Ypres is 256 km. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Paris to Ypres.

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 532+ hotels available in Ypres. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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Flag of Belgium Ypres, Belgium

Ypres is a Belgian municipality located in the Flemish province of West Flanders. Though Ieper is the official name, the city's French name, Ypres, is most commonly used in English. The municipality comprises the city of Ypres and the villages of Boezinge, Brielen, Dikkebus, Elverdinge, Hollebeke, Sint-Jan, Vlamertinge, Voormezele, Zillebeke, and Zuidschote. Together, they are home to about 34,900 inhabitants. - Wikipedia

Things to do in Ypres

  • Menin Gate

    The Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing is a war memorial in Ypres, Belgium, dedicated to the British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are unknown. The memorial is located at the eastern exit of the town and marks the starting point for one of the main roads out of the town that led Allied soldiers to the front line. Designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield and built and maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the Menin Gate Memorial was unveiled on 24 July 1927.

  • Ypres

    Ypres is a Belgian municipality located in the Flemish province of West Flanders. Though Ieper is the official name, the city's French name, Ypres, is most commonly used in English. The municipality comprises the city of Ypres and the villages of Boezinge, Brielen, Dikkebus, Elverdinge, Hollebeke, Sint-Jan, Vlamertinge, Voormezele, Zillebeke, and Zuidschote. Together, they are home to about 34,900 inhabitants.

  • Tyne Cot

    Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and Memorial to the Missing is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) burial ground for the dead of the First World War in the Ypres Salient on the Western Front. It is the largest cemetery for Commonwealth forces in the world, for any war. The cemetery and its surrounding memorial are located outside of Passchendale, near Zonnebeke in Belgium.

  • Hill 60

    Hill 60 is a World War I battlefield memorial site and park in the Zwarteleen area of Zillebeke south of Ypres, Belgium. It is located about 4.6 km from the centre of Ypres and directly on the railway line to Comines. Before World War I the hill was known locally as Côte des Amants (French for Lover's Knoll). The site comprises two areas of raised land separated by the railway line; the northern area was known by soldiers as Hill 60 while the southern part was known as The Caterpillar.

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