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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 28m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk to Gare de Lille Flandres Courtrai/Kortrijk - Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International

$68 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from De Panne to London 080

$36 - $64

6 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  8h 10m

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

$60 - $86

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

$198 - $212

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

$54 - $78

Train, train to Brussels, fly to London Heathrow  •  6h 8m

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

$108 - $268

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  6h 43m

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

$101 - $335

Train to Antwerp, fly to Southend, train  •  5h 34m

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

$117 - $441

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ypres to London is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 8h 50m.

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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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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 28m and costs 55€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Ypres to London, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ypres to London is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs 55€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 8h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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London is 1h behind Ypres. It is currently 5:10 PM in Ypres and 4:10 PM in London.

KLM, Brussels Airlines and British Airways offer flights from Brussels Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 9115+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ypres to London.
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  • Distance: 138.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 28m

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

You can take a train from Ypres to London via Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk, Gare de Lille Flandres, Gare Rue De Tournai, Lille Europe, and Gare de Lille Europe in around 4h 28m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ypres to London 4 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Antwerp to Southend
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$14 - $22
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Ypres / Ieper to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
Train from Ypres / Ieper to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Ypres / Ieper to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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.

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
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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