Birmingham to Ipswich by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Birmingham to Ipswich by train
Fast trains from Birmingham to Ipswich take around 3 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 212 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Ipswich.
1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Ipswich?
Journeys between Birmingham and Ipswich usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 51 departures on the route from Birmingham to Ipswich every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 46 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Ipswich?
The Birmingham to Ipswich train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Birmingham to Ipswich train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Ipswich is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:19 and the last train is around 23:10.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:22, and the last at 23:00.
What's the Birmingham to Ipswich train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Birmingham to Ipswich are $34.64.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $35 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $38. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Birmingham to Ipswich train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Birmingham to Ipswich by train.
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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Ipswich?
More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Ipswich, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- Greater Anglia
- London Midland
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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