Ipswich to York by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    22:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 48m

Travelling from Ipswich to York by train

The fastest trains from Ipswich to York take around 2 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 260 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and York.

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Ipswich to York 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 23 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 06:00 and the last train is around 22:43. This is the same at the weekend.

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

When to book Ipswich to York 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 York by train.

Which trains operate between Ipswich and York?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Coast
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground

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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