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There are 7 ways to get from Ypres to Normandy by train, 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, line 91 bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Courtrai to Lille Flandres Ic
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the line 91 bus from St Pancras International to Charing Cross, Whitehall Trafalgar Square 91 / ...
  5. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

£62 - £149

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Bus, train  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the bus from De Panne to London 080
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Guildford

£31 - £51

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Train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Courtrai / 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 London Waterloo East
  5. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

£71 - £142

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 9m

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

£156 - £167

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 22m

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

£44 - £65

Train to Antwerp, fly to Southend, train  •  7h 1m

  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 Stratford (London)
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

£104 - £369

Train, train to Brussels, fly to London Heathrow  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Courtrai / Kortrijk
  2. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR

£70 - £202

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The cheapest way to get from Ypres to Normandy is to bus and train which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Ypres to Normandy is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 170€ - 190€ and takes 3h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ypres to Normandy. However, there are services departing from Ypres / Ieper and arriving at Wanborough via Courtrai, Lille Europe, Ashford International, London Waterloo and Guildford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Ypres and Normandy is 253 km.

The best way to get from Ypres to Normandy without a car is to train and line 91 bus which takes 6h 4m and costs 70€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Ypres to Normandy, including transfers.

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

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

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Normandy is 1h behind Ypres. It is currently 4:13 PM in Ypres and 3:13 PM in Normandy.

Ypres to Normandy train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Guildford station.

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Map of how to get from Ypres to Normandy.
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  • Distance: 158 miles
  • Duration: 6h 4m

What companies run services between Ypres, Belgium and Normandy, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Ypres to Normandy via Courtrai, Lille Flandres, Lille Europe, Ashford International Eurostar, Ashford International, London Waterloo East, London Waterloo, and Guildford in around 6h 30m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
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 Ypres / Ieper to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£4 - £7
1st Class
£7 - £11
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 Ypres / Ieper to Anvers-Berchem / 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 Courtrai / Kortrijk to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £20
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£18 - £20
1st Class
£25 - £28
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
£5 - £9
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£5 - £9
1st Class
£5 - £9
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£40 - £110
Premier
£90 - £130
Train from Lille Europe to Ashford International Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£30 - £75
Premier
£70 - £85
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Guildford
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
£10 - £15
Anytime fare
£12 - £17
Train from Clapham Junction to Guildford
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
£9 - £14
Anytime fare
£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
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from St Pancras International to Charing Cross, Whitehall Trafalgar Square
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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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Flybe offers flights from Antwerp Airport to Southend Airport.

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