Ypres Eurostar Breaks
Experience this great Belgium city on one of our Eurostar Breaks to Ypres. Renowned for its part in WWI Ypres is a small medieval city that attracts thousands of visitors every year. Travelling to Ypres by Eurostar you can enjoy a break in the city as well as return Eurostar rail from London St Pancras. Make your journey hassle free by adding return rail into London from many UK train stations. … Read more
Located close to the French border Ypres is steeped in history. Booking one of our Eurostar Breaks to Ypres you can discover the rich past of this city. Visit the Battlefield of the Great War, listen to the Last Post at the Menin Gate or spend some time in the In Flanders Fields museum. It's not all about the war though; there is so much to see in Ypres, from the bustling market squares to the Cloth Hall and the nearby Hops museum in Poperinge.
With our Eurostar Breaks to Ypres accommodation at an Ypres hotel is included so you can return to your hotel and recuperate before a second day in the city.
Travelling to Ypres by Eurostar you will travel as far as Brussels on the Eurostar train and then take a different train to complete your journey to Ypres
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If you need rail travel to or from a station that is not listed - you can add rail travel to any hotel booking from any UK station at the checkout.
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On 'Review & Add' click on this icon & follow the steps to add rail.
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Hotel & Travel Inclusive Breaks
Prices include hotel of your choice & return Eurostar
Convenient & fast travel
Ypres is just 5 hours from London
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Enjoy 1 night trip or stay longer & explore all of Ypres
With our flexible Eurostar breaks to Ypres you can:
Choose a hotel to suit your needs & budget
Enjoy hassle free travel
Check in up to 30 minutes before departure & you can take 2 pieces of luggage + 1 item of hand luggage per person
Experience fast & easy travel to Ypres
Ypres is just 5 hours away from London by train! Travel on Eurostar to Brussels and then connect on the InterCity train service in Brussels to Ypres.
Be safe in the knowledge there are no booking fees or hidden extras
Relax, with over 30 years experience trust us to take care of your break
Plus if that's not enough, you can add more to build your perfect Ypres Eurostar Break:
Add UK rail to London
Travel from any UK station to arrive relaxed to start your break to Ypres
Don't Miss the Last Post at the Menin Gate
Sounded every evening at 8 pm.
Add Travel Insurance
Peace of mind from just £15.95 per adult
Add a hotel in London
Simply call us after you've booked to add a night in London before or after your Eurostar trip
Checking-in for your Eurostar Break to Ypres is easy!
When you have completed your booking with us you will receive a Superbreak reference number and a Eurostar reference number. You will need to use the Eurostar reference number in order to collect your tickets at your chosen departure station (London St Pancras, Ashford International or Ebbsfleet International).
Make sure you read our 5 simple tips before you set off on your break
Minimum Check In Time:
Check in at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure, however please allow enough time to collect your tickets and allow for any potential delays getting to the station. If you get there early then why not treat yourself to a coffee & croissant!
Collecting your tickets:
Upon arrival at the station, simply enter your Eurostar reference number into any of the 'Quick Ticket' machines in the ticket hall or if you get stuck just ask any member of the Eurostar terminal staff who will be happy to help.
No need to worry about checking-in your bags or how much your case weighs. There isn't a separate check-in for baggage at Eurostar as long as you haven't got more than two medium sized suitcase bags or cases and one piece of hand luggage per person. Excess baggage charges apply any additional items and bulky/sports equipment.
Your seats have been reserved and seat numbers will be shown on your tickets when you print them off, so no need to worry about pre-booking seat numbers.
Please ensure you have a valid passport and if required a visa for your visit. Border formalities are completed on each departure by both UK and French immigration authorities.
About your journey to Ypres
You will travel by Eurostar between London and Brussels. Your Eurostar ticket is then valid on any InterCity train from Brussels to Ypres which run every hour.
- Please note tickets are not valid on Thalys High Speed Services.
- All times shown throughout your booking on our website are for the Eurostar elements of your journey only.
- You must allow approximately 3 hours in total each way from Brussels in order to clear passport control and complete your journey to/from Ypres
Approximate journey times are detailed below:
|From||To||Train||Approx. Journey Times|
|Brussels||Ypres||InterCity||1 hour 40 minutes|
|Total: 3 hours 40 minutes|
London St Pancras Station
London St Pancras is located in central London and is a stunningly renovated Victorian station. It offers a great range of shops, restaurants and bars including Europe's longest champagne bar!
First Capital Connect, Southeastern and East Midlands trains arrive directly into St Pancras International. East Coast, Grand Central and Hull trains arrive at King's Cross, which is less than a 5 minute walk. Virgin Trains, Scotrail and London Midland trains arrive into Euston, which is a short walk away. Chiltern trains arrive into Marylebone, First Great Western arrive into Paddington, Southern Trains arrive into Victoria, South Eastern trains arrive into Victoria, Charing Cross and London Bridge depending on where you are travelling from, South West Trains arrive into Waterloo and National Express East Anglia arrive into Liverpool Street station.
All above mentioned mainline train stations are between 15-25 minute tube journey to St Pancras International
St Pancras International is served by Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly & Victoria lines. For access to the Northern Line, you will need to use the escalators to the new Northern ticket hall located on the lower concourse, by the Pancras Road glass porch.
There is a 315 space multi-storey NCP car park on Pancras Road (charges apply). Address: St Pancras Station, Pancras Road, London, NW1. The station is located just outside the congestion charging zone on Pancras Road (please note the road is one-way and can only be accessed from Euston Road). Private cars can pick up and set down in the parking bays on Pancras Road.
- A fantastic range of shops, bars and restaurants are available before check-in
- A bureau de change
- Departure lounge
- Wireless internet access
- Toilets with baby-changing facilities
Ashford International or Ebbsfleet International Stations
If you live in the south of England you can also depart from either Ashford International or Ebbsfleet International.
Both stations have the following facilities:
- NCP car parking (charges apply)
- Cash machines (before check-in only)
- Toilets with baby-changing facilities
- Cafés/bar, bureau de change and convenience store are all available in the departure lounge.
Ypres is located close to the French boarder and is a small Flemish market town renowned for its part in WWI. The station is only a few minute walk from the city centre where you will find many of the town's attractions.
Getting to your hotel:
Ypres is surrounded by a wealth of history and memorials which attract many visitors each year. Hotels in Ypres are easily accessible by a range of regular public transport including buses, taxies and for those who feel confident in getting around, by foot.
Ypres train station is located within easy reach of the city centre and can be reached by foot in a matter of minutes. As you head to you hotel from the train station you will be able to take in some of the many historic sites and memorials around the city.
The main bus station for Ypres is located to the left of the train station, with regular buses running across the city. Buses generally stop running into the early evening so if you are arriving into Ypres into the evening ensure that you have checked the bus schedule ahead of your journey, or have arranged alternative transport.
For passengers travelling with heavy luggage or for hotels a little further outside the city centre jumping in a taxi will have you at your hotel in not time. Taxi Leo can be pre-booked before arrival ensuring that your taxi is waiting for you on your arrival in Ypres. Prices are charged per kilometre and always include a tip
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