Ipswich to Brighton by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    22:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 46m

Travelling from Ipswich to Brighton by train

The fastest trains from Ipswich to Brighton take around 2 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 163 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Brighton.

Journeys between Ipswich and Brighton usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Ipswich to Brighton 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 38 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 05:12 and the last train is around 22:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ipswich around 05:43, and the last at 22:43.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Ipswich to Brighton 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 Ipswich to Brighton by train.

Which trains operate between Ipswich and Brighton?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Ipswich to Brighton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Gatwick Express
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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