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There are 8 ways to get from Ypres to London by train, bus and ferry, 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  •  4h 3m

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

£49 - £131

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Bus  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the bus from De Panne to London 080

£20 - £32

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Bus and ferry  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

£44 - £65

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2h 56m

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

£152 - £162

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 8m

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

£41 - £59

Train to Antwerp, fly to Southend, train  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Ieper to Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Southend (SEN) ANR - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

£91 - £344

Train, train to Brussels, fly to London Heathrow  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Ieper to Gent-Sint-Pieters
  2. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR

£64 - £208

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  6h 29m

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

£89 - £282

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The cheapest way to get from Ypres to London is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 8h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Ypres to London is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 170€ - 190€ and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ypres to London. However, there are services departing from Ieper and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Courtrai and Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 3m.

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The distance between Ypres and London is 222 km.

The best way to get from Ypres to London without a car is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs 55€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Ypres to London, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ypres to London is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs 55€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 8h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Antwerp Airport to Southend Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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London is 1h behind Ypres. It is currently 4:08 AM in Ypres and 3:08 AM in London.

Map of how to get from Ypres to London.
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  • Distance: 138.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 3m

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

You can take a train from Ypres to London King's Cross via Courtrai, Lille Flandres, and Lille Europe in around 4h 3m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ypres to London Victoria once daily. Tickets cost £13 - £22 and the journey takes 5h 50m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Antwerp to Southend
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£120 - £390
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Courtrai to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£4 - £7
1st Class
£7 - £10
Train from Ieper to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£11 - £16
1st Class
£17 - £25
Train from Ieper to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£7 - £11
1st Class
£11 - £16
Train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £19
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£17 - £19
1st Class
£23 - £26
Train from Ieper to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£11 - £17
1st Class
£17 - £25
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 Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk to Gare de Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£9 - £14
1st Class
£11 - £17
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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
£23 - £40
1st Class
£35 - £50
Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from De Panne to London
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Ypres to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Flybe offers flights from Antwerp Airport to Southend Airport.

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