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There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Bapaume by train, bus, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Recommended option

Train  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Arras Ter / ...

Cheapest option

Night bus, train  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille N815
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Arras Ter / ...

3 alternative options

Train, line 407 bus  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Arras Tgv / ...
  3. Take the line 407 bus from ARRAS - Gare Interurbaine - Abri to BAPAUME - RRT 62 - Rue de la Gare - Abri 407

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Bapaume

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 25m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bapaume
United Kingdom → France
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International entry into France from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into France from United Kingdom

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Georgia, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican and Zimbabwe
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Georgia, Lesotho, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Suriname, Turkey, Ukraine and Zimbabwe
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bapaume is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bapaume is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bapaume is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from France.

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Last updated: 30 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Bapaume is to night bus and train which costs £22 - £50 and takes 10h 41m.

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The fastest way to get from Waterloo Station to Bapaume is to drive and Eurotunnel. Taking this option will cost £150 - £170 and takes 3h 18m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Bapaume is 260 km.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Bapaume without a car is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs £80 - £330.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Waterloo Station to Bapaume, including transfers.

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Bapaume is 1h ahead of Waterloo Station. It is currently 1:40 AM in Waterloo Station and 2:40 AM in Bapaume.

There are 42+ hotels available in Bapaume. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Bapaume.
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  • Distance: 259.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Bapaume, Hauts-de-France, France?

You can take a train from Waterloo Station to Bapaume via Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe, Lille Flandres, Arras, and ARRAS - Brassart - Trésor Public - Abri in around 5h 29m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Arras
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €23
Train from Lille Europe to Arras
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Flandres to Arras
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Train from Lille Europe to Arras
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€25 - €30
1st Class
€18 - €22
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Hauts-de-France Pas-De-Calais
Phone
33+(0)3.74.27.00.00
Website
transports.hautsdefrance.fr
Bus from ARRAS - Gare Interurbaine - Abri to BAPAUME - RRT 62 - Rue de la Gare - Abri
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Hauts-de-France Pas-De-Calais
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators

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