Chelmsford to Ipswich by train

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    00:04
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    39m
  • Distance
    58 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    50
  • Avg. journey time
    46m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Chelmsford to Ipswich by train

Fast trains from Chelmsford to Ipswich take around 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 58 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chelmsford and Ipswich.

1. Are there direct trains from Chelmsford to Ipswich?

Direct trains from Chelmsford to Ipswich have been found.

We usually find around 46 direct trains on the route from Chelmsford to Ipswich every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 55 departures.

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

The Chelmsford to Ipswich train travel time is normally about 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Ipswich is usually scheduled to depart Chelmsford around 06:30 and the last train is around 00:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chelmsford around 06:10, and the last at 00:03.

When to book Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford to Ipswich by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chelmsford and Ipswich?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia

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

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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.

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