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Day visit to Ypres

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Day visit to Ypres

We're spending a weekend in Ghent later this year and would like to visit the WW1 memorials in Ypres. How easy is it to get there , by rail, on a Sunday?

Grateful for any advice or suggestions.

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< We're spending a weekend in Ghent later this year and would like to visit the WW1 memorials in Ypres. How easy is it to get there , by rail, on a Sunday? >

Ghent to Ypres (Ieper in Dutch) on Sundays

Train from Ghent (Destination Kortrijk) at 09 minutes past each hour from 06.09 to 22.09.

Change trains at Kortrijk and catch train (Destination Poperinge) at 51 minutes past each hour.

Total journey time is 1 hour 12 minutes.

Example:

Ghent dep. 10.09

Kortrijk arr. 10.42

Kortrik dep. 10.51

Ypres arr. 11.21

Same pattern hourly throughout the day.

Ypres to Ghent on Sundays

Train from Ypres at 39 minutes past each hour (Destination Lokeren) from 05.39 to 21.39.

Change trains at Kortrijk and take train (Destination Mechelen) at 18 minutes past each hour.

Example:

Ypres dep. 18.39

Kortrijk arr. 19.09

Kortrijk dep. 19.18

Ghent arr. 19.51

Return ticket ("Weekend Ticket") costs €11.40 on Sundays.

http://www.b-rail.be/nat/E/

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