Ipswich to Derby by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    22:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 16m
  • Distance
    201 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 10m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Ipswich to Derby by train

Fast trains from Ipswich to Derby take around 3 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 201 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Derby.

1. Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Derby?

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

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Ipswich to Derby 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 24 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ipswich to Derby?

The Ipswich to Derby train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ipswich to Derby train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Derby 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 06:00, and the last at 22:43.

When to book Ipswich to Derby 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 Derby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Derby?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground

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

Derby to Ipswich by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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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