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There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Ypres by train, bus, subway, 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, line 79 bus, line 72 bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Armentieres
  3. Take the line 79 bus from Armentieres Gare to Le Bizet 79
  4. Take the line 72 bus from Ploegsteert Le Bizet Touquetstraat to Ieper Station perron 6 72

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Bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Lille 757 / ...

$21 - $29

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Train  •  3 h 34 min

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

$66 - $81

Train, subway  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Europe Tgv
  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 / ...

$66 - $81

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Ypres 162.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - 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

$113 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Ypres is to bus which costs 18€ - 26€ and takes 6 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Ypres is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Ypres station. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Ieper Station perron 4 via Gare Lille Flandres, Menen Barakken and Menen Station perron 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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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 Gare de Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Paris and Ypres is 225 km. The road distance is 260.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Ypres without a car is to train and line 79 bus and line 72 bus which takes 3 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Paris to Ypres, including transfers.

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Paris to Ypres bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Ypres is to train which takes 3 h 34 min and costs 55€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 26€ and takes 6 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Ypres.
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  • Distance: 140.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

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

You can take a train from Paris to Ypres via Lille Flandres, Gare de Lille Flandres, and Courtrai / Kortrijk in around 3 h 34 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Ypres hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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 Lille Flandres to Armentieres
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$12 - $20
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$14 - $22
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 24 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
Bus operators
Transpole
Phone
+33 3 20 40 40 40
Email
contact@transpole.fr
Website
transpole.fr
Bus from Armentieres Gare to Le Bizet
Ave. Duration
15 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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lille station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Ypres is 260 km. It takes approximately 2 h 35 min 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 434+ hotels available in Ypres. Prices start at $80 USD 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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