Birmingham to Ipswich train

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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Ipswich

Showing times and prices for Apr 16

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Ipswich is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
10:17AM3h21
Birmingham
01:38PMIpswich
$1131One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Birmingham to Ipswich

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Avanti West Coast
10:17AM3h21
Birmingham
01:38PMIpswich
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Ipswich

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Fastest Journey

3 h 21 m

Average

3 h 21 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

213 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Birmingham for Ipswich every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
10:17AM3h21
Birmingham
01:38PMIpswich
$1131One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Ipswich

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$103 (€91)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, CrossCountry or Chiltern Railways

Trains from Birmingham to Ipswich cover the 132 miles (213 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 19 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $66 (€58), but the average price of train tickets is $103 (€91). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Ipswich.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways from Birmingham to Ipswich trains

Travel between Birmingham and Ipswich from $223 (€197) with Omio’s train partners Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Birmingham to Ipswich train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 47 min
  • Cheapest Price: $223
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 16 a day

FAQs: Trains from Birmingham to Ipswich

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham to Ipswich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Ipswich.
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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Ipswich can start from as little as $66 (€58) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Ipswich is $103 (€91); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Birmingham to Ipswich train time is 3 h 19 min   covering the 132 mile (213 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham to Ipswich leaves at 5: 22 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham to Ipswich leaves at 5: 22 PM.
There are 16 trains a day from Birmingham to Ipswich which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or Chiltern Railways. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Birmingham to Ipswich train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or Chiltern Railways. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Birmingham and Ipswich to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Ipswich, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Birmingham to Ipswich is March.
You have options as you can travel between Birmingham and Ipswich 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Ipswich

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Ipswich
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey to Ipswich from Birmingham.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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Public transit options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
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Public transit options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Public transit options for Birmingham Snow Hill
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
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