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from Ipswich to Edinburgh

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Ipswich

distanceDistance321 miles (517 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$61 - $151
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $61 (€50) • 5 h 19 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $151 (€123) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 321 miles (517 km) by flight, bus or train between Ipswich and Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $61 (€50). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are easyJet, National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Ipswich to Edinburgh.

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Travel from Ipswich to Edinburgh
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.
How do I travel from Ipswich to Edinburgh?

There are 3 ways to travel from Ipswich to Edinburgh including taking a flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Ipswich to Edinburgh the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Ipswich is by taking a train, which costs on average $61 (€50).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A train is $90 (€73) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Ipswich to Edinburgh costing on average $151 (€123).

A train is generally $20 (€17) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $82 (€67) from Ipswich to Edinburgh.

What is the fastest way from Ipswich to Edinburgh?

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Ipswich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 15 h 5 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 19 min   on average.

What is the distance from Ipswich to Edinburgh?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Ipswich to Edinburgh is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco) and tend to arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains mostly leave from Ipswich and tend to arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel companies can get me from Ipswich to Edinburgh?

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

  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Ipswich to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $151 (€123).
  • National Express can get you to Edinburgh by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Ipswich to Edinburgh for $82 (€67) on Omio.
  • London North Eastern Railway can get you to Edinburgh by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with London North Eastern Railway from Ipswich to Edinburgh for $61 (€50) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from Ipswich to Edinburgh?

Yes, there are direct services available from Ipswich to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with with 5 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Ipswich to Edinburgh.

Where should I go next after I travel from Ipswich to Edinburgh?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Ipswich to Edinburgh often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Ipswich and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Ipswich to Edinburgh one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $151 (€123) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $82 (€67) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $61 (€50) 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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