There are 5 ways to get from Ypres to Dover by car, car ferry, train, bus, night bus or car train

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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Drive, car ferry  •  2h 36m

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

£28 - £40

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Night bus  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the night bus from Lille to Dover BlaBlaBus

£8 - £12

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Ieper to Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Courtrai to Lille Flandres Ic
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Ashford International Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from Ashford International to Dover Priory

£49 - £108

Bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Lille, Europe to Dover 140

£18 - £26

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  1h 51m

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

£143 - £149

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The cheapest way to get from Ypres to Dover is to night bus which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 7h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Ypres to Dover is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 160€ - 170€ and takes 1h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ypres to Dover. However, there are services departing from Ieper and arriving at Dover Priory via Courtrai, Lille Europe and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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The distance between Ypres and Dover is 114 km.

The best way to get from Ypres to Dover without a car is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs 55€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Ypres to Dover, including transfers.

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Ypres to Dover train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Ieper station.

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The best way to get from Ypres to Dover is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs 55€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 30€ and takes 6h 46m.

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Dover is 1h behind Ypres. It is currently 8:55 PM in Ypres and 7:55 PM in Dover.

Ypres to Dover train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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Map of how to get from Ypres to Dover.
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  • Distance: 71.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

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

You can take a train from Ypres to Dover via Courtrai, Lille Flandres, Lille Europe, Ashford International Eurostar, and Ashford International in around 4h 28m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Ypres to Dover once daily. Tickets cost £14 - £21 and the journey takes 4h 5m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Ieper to Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£4 - £7
1st Class
£7 - £11
Train from Courtrai to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£4 - £7
1st Class
£7 - £10
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk to Gare de Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £11
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£6 - £7
1st Class
£6 - £11
Eurostar
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
Night bus from Lille to Dover
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators

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