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

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Train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Lille Flandres

$50 - $70

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Rouen, Rouen to Lille 713 / ...

$21 - $41

3 alternative options

Train Thalys  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Paris St Lazare Ic
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi Tha
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Ieper Ic / ...

$130 - $186

Bus Isilines  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Rouen to Lille

$35 - $44

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Rouen to Ypres 184.4 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Rouen to Ypres is to bus which costs 17€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rouen to Ypres is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rouen to Ypres. However, there are services departing from Rouen-Rive-Droite and arriving at Ieper via Haussmann St Lazare, Paris Nord, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Gent-Sint-Pieters. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Rouen and Ypres is 202 km. The road distance is 295.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rouen to Ypres without a car is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Rouen to Ypres, including transfers.

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Rouen to Ypres train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Rouen-Rive-Droite station.

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The best way to get from Rouen to Ypres is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 16 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rouen to Ypres is 295 km. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Rouen to Ypres.

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  • Distance: 126.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Rouen to Ypres 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Rouen to Ypres once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
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 Rouen-Rive-Droite to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to 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
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Rouen to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Rouen, Rouen to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Rouen to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus

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