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There are 10 ways to get from Southampton to Ypres by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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.

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Train  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk
  4. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Ypres / Ieper Ic / ...

$97 - $213

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Bus  •  11h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus

$30 - $40

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille

$70 - $99

Train, bus  •  11h 3m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus

$48 - $96

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 54m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Ypres

$214 - $234

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 15m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Ypres

$69 - $101

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ypres / Ieper

$143 - $402

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  4. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
  5. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Ypres / Ieper

$135 - $313

Train to Bristol, fly to Brussels, train  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Brussels (BRU) BRS - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
  4. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Ypres / Ieper

$137 - $382

Fly Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SOU - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ypres / Ieper

$101 - $282

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Ypres is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 11h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Ypres is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £160 - £180 and takes 3h 54m.

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The distance between Southampton and Ypres is 188 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Ypres without a car is to train which takes 6h 38m and costs £70 - £170.

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It takes approximately 6h 38m to get from Southampton to Ypres, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Ypres is to train which takes 6h 38m and costs £70 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 11h 45m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Ypres is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 11:56 PM in Southampton and 12:56 AM in Ypres.

British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport.

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There are 434+ hotels available in Ypres. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Ypres.
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  • Distance: 188.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 38m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Ypres via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Lille Europe Eurostar, Gare Lille Europe, Gare Lille Flandres, Gare de Lille Flandres, and Courtrai / Kortrijk in around 6h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Ypres via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Bruges, Bruges / Brugge, Roeselare / Roulers, and Roeselare Station perron 4 in around 11h 45m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$14 - $22
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Ypres / Ieper
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ypres / Ieper
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgiantrain.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
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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 London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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