How to travel from Ipswich to Edinburgh

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Travel Information between Ipswich and Edinburgh

distanceDistance321 miles (517 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $169
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $27 (€23) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair UK Ltd

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 321 miles (517 km) between Ipswich and Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Ryanair UK Ltd among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Ipswich to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Ipswich to Edinburgh

Travel Tips: Travel to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.

There are 4 ways to get from Ipswich to Edinburgh: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Edinburgh is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A train is $167 (€144) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Ipswich to Edinburgh costing on average $169 (€146).

A train is $24 (€21) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Ipswich to Edinburgh costing on average $27 (€23).

The fastest way from Ipswich to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

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

Edinburgh is approximately 321 miles (517 km) away from Ipswich.

The average frequency per day from Ipswich to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Ipswich to Edinburgh:

  • Buses mostly leave from Ipswich, Tower Ramparts and tend to arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains from Ipswich to Edinburgh most often leave from Ipswich and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Ipswich to Edinburgh:

  • You can take a flight from Ipswich to Edinburgh with Ryanair UK Ltd. Cheap tickets can be found for $27 (€23) with Ryanair UK Ltd from Ipswich to Edinburgh.
Looking to extend your trip from Ipswich to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Ipswich to Edinburgh usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $169 (€146) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $27 (€23) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $2 (€2) one way.

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

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