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from Ipswich to Birmingham

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Travel Information to Birmingham from Ipswich

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $81
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€24) • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $81 (€66) • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus or train to travel 132 miles (213 km) from Ipswich to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€24). 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 Ipswich to Birmingham.

Travel Tips

Travel from Ipswich to Birmingham
Travel to Birmingham 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 Ipswich to Birmingham.
What are the ways to get from Ipswich to Birmingham?

You can travel from Ipswich to Birmingham 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Ipswich to Birmingham?

The cheapest way to travel from Ipswich to Birmingham is by taking a bus with an average price of $30 (€24).

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

Taking a bus is about $51 (€42) less than taking a train, which costs on average $81 (€66) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel to Birmingham from Ipswich?

The fastest way from Ipswich to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 20 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Ipswich to Birmingham would I travel?

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

How many services a day are there between Ipswich and Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Ipswich to Birmingham is:

  • 17 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Ipswich? Where do I arrive in Birmingham?

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

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

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

  • National Express can get you to Birmingham by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Ipswich to Birmingham for $30 (€24) on Omio.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Ipswich to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $81 (€66).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Ipswich to Birmingham?
Omio customers who travel from Ipswich to Birmingham often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Birmingham and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase Ipswich to Birmingham tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Ipswich to Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $30 (€24) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $81 (€66) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Ipswich to Birmingham online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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