Leeds to Ipswich by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    21:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 17m

Travelling from Leeds to Ipswich by train

The fastest trains from Leeds to Ipswich take around 3 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 265 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leeds and Ipswich.

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Leeds to Ipswich every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 31 departures. The duration is normally about 3 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Ipswich is usually scheduled to depart Leeds around 05:05 and the last train is around 21:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leeds around 05:05, and the last at 21:21.

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

When to book Leeds 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 Leeds to Ipswich by train.

Which trains operate between Leeds and Ipswich?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Coast
  • 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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