|Distance||138 miles (222 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 51 min|
Trains from London to Ypres cover the 138 miles (222 km) long route taking on average 5 h 51 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. There are direct train services available.
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Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Ypres train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Eurostar when booking your train tickets from London to Ypres due to the coronavirus:
Trains run regularly from the capitals London to Brussels and on to Ypres, a town in the Belgian province of West Flanders. With several departures, both via the Eurostar and SNCB trains once in Brussels, passengers are sure to find a convenient route for their needs.
The Eurostar is the only high-speed train travelling direct from London to Brussels and is the main transport link between the two cities. From Brussels, travel on SNCB trains to reach many parts of Belgium, including Ypres.
If you are travelling by train from London to Ypres then you need to make two changes, one in Brussels and one in Ghent. The trains from London to Brussels take around 2 hours to reach their destination, but the fastest can arrive in 1hour 53 minutes. From Brussels, trains to Ghent take about 30 mins and from Ghent to Ypres should be just over 60mins. Passengers can expect a journey time of approximately 4.5 hours to complete the entire route.
Trains leave from London to Brussels every day and depart frequently. On average there are about 9 trains leaving from London to Brussels each day. The journey from Brussels to Ypres is very simple, with trains leaving every hour from Brussels to Ghent, with departures spread throughout the day. The connecting train from Ghent to Ypres conveniently also runs every hour and is available all day until just after 10:30 p.m.
Departure train station: All trains from London to Brussels depart from London St Pancras International. London St Pancras International is a very large station in the centre of London with access to many restaurants and shops, including a champagne bar. It is s convenient to get to by either bus, train or tube, and is located a short walk from London Kings Cross, providing more transport options.
Arrival train station: The final destination - after travelling through Brussels Midi, will by Leper station in Ypres. The station is a 10 minute walk from the centre of town, or taxis are readily available. Just outside of the station, a bus stop connects Leper to the rest of the town.
The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.
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Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Ypres, Belgium is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Ypres from London closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from Belgium to United Kingdom is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Requirements for reentering:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 17/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to London from Ypres.
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