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from Birmingham to Ipswich

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Travel Information between Birmingham and Ipswich

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $64
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€23) • 7 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $64 (€53) • 3 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 132 miles (213 km) by bus or train to Ipswich from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Ipswich.

Travel Tips

Travel from Birmingham to Ipswich
Travel 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.
How do I reach Ipswich from Birmingham?

There are 2 travel options from Birmingham to Ipswich: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Ipswich?

The cheapest way to go to Ipswich from Birmingham is by taking a bus, which costs on average $27 (€23).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ipswich:

A bus is generally $36 (€30) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $64 (€53) from Birmingham to Ipswich.

What is the quickest way from Birmingham to Ipswich?

The fastest way from Birmingham to Ipswich is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 16 min.

There are alternative travel options to Ipswich that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h 35 min   on average.

How far is Ipswich from Birmingham?

The Birmingham to Ipswich distance is around 132 miles (213 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Ipswich?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Ipswich is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Ipswich from Birmingham as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Birmingham to Ipswich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Ipswich:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Birmingham, Coach Station to Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco).
  • Most travelers board their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Ipswich.
Which travel companies can get me from Birmingham to Ipswich?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Ipswich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Ipswich by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Birmingham to Ipswich tickets on Omio for $27 (€23).
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to Ipswich by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Birmingham to Ipswich for $64 (€53) on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Birmingham to Ipswich?
Omio customers who travel from Birmingham to Ipswich often also extend their vacation to go to London, Stansted or Norwich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Ipswich and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket from Birmingham to Ipswich online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Birmingham to Ipswich, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $27 (€23) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $64 (€53) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Ipswich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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