Ipswich to Edinburgh by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Ipswich to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Ipswich to Edinburgh take around 5 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 518 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Ipswich and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Ipswich to Edinburgh 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 28 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Ipswich to Edinburgh?
The Ipswich to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Ipswich to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 06:00 and the last train is around 00:59.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ipswich around 06:00, and the last at 23:22.
What's the Ipswich to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Ipswich to Edinburgh are $49.95.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $49 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $132. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Ipswich to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh by train.
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Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Ipswich to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- Greater Anglia
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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