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Train Information to Ypres from London

distanceDistance138 miles (222 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 51 min
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

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 trains between London and Ypres

Travel on Eurostar trains between London and Ypres at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Eurostar

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:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

    Trains from London to Ypres

    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.

    Which train companies travel from London to Ypres?

    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.

    How long is the train from London to 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.

    How many trains are there from London to Ypres?

    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.

    What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Ypres?

    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.


    Eurostar trains from London to Ypres

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    The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

    The check-in time for Eurostar to Ypres train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from London to Ypres more comfortable.

    With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the London to Ypres train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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    Eurostar Trains from London to Ypres

    The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

    When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from London to Ypres.

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    FAQs
    Is cross-border travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Ypres, Belgium allowed?

    Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Ypres, Belgium is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Ypres from London restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from London?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
    • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

    What are the safety rules to follow in Ypres, Belgium?

    The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    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.

    What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Ypres, Belgium?

    Return travel from Belgium to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Ypres?

    Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Ypres?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    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.

    What is the distance from London to Ypres via train?
    The London to Ypres train distance is approximately 138 miles (222 km).
    What is the average London to Ypres train duration?
    The train time from London to Ypres is on average 5 h 51 min  for the 138 miles (222 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Ypres from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    Which train companies should I travel with from London to Ypres?
    For the route from London to Ypres you can take a train with Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Ypres from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    When can I take the first train from London to Ypres? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The first London to Ypres train departs at 10: 04   and the last train from London to Ypres leaves at 11: 04. Check out the most up-to-date London to Ypres train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Ypres
    London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your journey to Ypres.
    Amenities at station
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    ATMATM
    TaxiTaxi
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    Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Connections to/from station
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Amenities at station
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Connections to/from station
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Amenities at station
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    ParkingParking
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    44401
    Connections to/from station
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxiTaxi
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket office hours
    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Connections to/from station
    Bus lines: 326, 139
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar

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