There are 4 ways to get from Ypres to Lille by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem Ic

21€ - 29€

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic
  2. Take the bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Lille Kruispunt Gierlebaan 418 / ...

16€ - 21€

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Courtrai  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Courtrai to Anvers-Central Ter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Lille Kruispunt Gierlebaan 418 / ...

18€ - 40€

Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from Ypres to Lille 162 km

19€ - 28€

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The cheapest way to get from Ypres to Lille is to train and bus which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 3h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Ypres to Lille is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1h 35m.

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The distance between Ypres and Lille is 142 km. The road distance is 162 km.

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The best way to get from Ypres to Lille without a car is to train which takes 3h 17m and costs 20€ - 29€.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Ypres to Lille, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ypres to Lille is 162 km. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Ypres to Lille.

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There are 227+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at 66€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Ypres to Lille.
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  • Distance: 142.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Ypres, Belgium and Lille, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Ypres to Lille every 3 hours. Tickets cost 12€ - 18€ and the journey takes 2h 1m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Ypres / Ieper to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
1st Class
19€ - 28€
Train from Ypres / Ieper to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 19€
1st Class
19€ - 29€
Train from Courtrai to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
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 Courtrai to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 20€
1st Class
27€ - 29€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Lille Kruispunt Gierlebaan
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn

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