There are 10 ways to get from Southampton to Ypres by train, bus, 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  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  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 / ...

$110 - $270

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Bus  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to De Panne 080

$34 - $51

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London to De Panne 080

$55 - $82

Bus via Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to De Panne 080

$53 - $72

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 51 min

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

$213 - $233

Drive, carferry  •  5 h 16 min

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

$69 - $101

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  7 h 58 min

  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 Antwerpen-Centraal to Ieper

$143 - $402

Fly Southampton to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 44 min

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

$101 - $282

Train to Bristol, fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 41 min

  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 Kortrijk

$138 - $381

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  8 h 33 min

  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 Kortrijk

$133 - $310

Questions & Answers

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 7 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min 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 7 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 23 min.

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

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Ypres is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 3:47 AM in Southampton and 4:47 AM in Ypres.

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

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There are 428+ hotels available in Ypres. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Ypres.
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  • Distance: 188.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Ypres via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Gent-Sint-Pieters in around 7 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Ypres via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, De Panne, Veurne, and Veurne Station in around 11 h 23 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
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
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 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
$14 - $21
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Ieper
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $26
1st Class
$33 - $36
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
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
56 min
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 Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
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
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
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
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to De Panne
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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