How to travel from Ipswich to Leicester

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from Ipswich to Leicester

You can get from Ipswich to Leicester by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Ipswich to Leicester on Dec 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:00AMIpswich2h49 08:49AMLeicester
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06:00AMIpswich2h49 08:49AMLeicester
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06:17AMIpswich3h32 09:49AMLeicester
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06:52AMIpswich3h17 10:09AMLeicester
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06:09AMIpswich2h59 09:08AMLeicester
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Travel Information between Ipswich and Leicester

distanceDistance104 miles (168 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $109
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€28) • 3 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $109 (€103) • 2 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 104 miles (168 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Leicester from Ipswich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 48 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Ipswich to Leicester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Ipswich to Leicester

Travel Tips: Travel to Leicester 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 Leicester.

There are 4 ways to travel to Leicester from Ipswich including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Leicester from Ipswich is by taking a bus with an average price of $30 (€28).

This is compared to other travel options to Leicester:

Taking a bus is usually $79 (€75) less than taking a train to Leicester, which costs on average $109 (€103) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Leicester from Ipswich is by train, which takes on average 2 h 48 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 54 min.

The Ipswich to Leicester distance is around 104 miles (168 km).

The average frequency per day from Ipswich to Leicester is:

  • Around 3 buses per day.
  • 35 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Ipswich and Leicester 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 when traveling from Ipswich to Leicester:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Ipswich, Tower Ramparts to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Ipswich and arrive in Leicester.

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Leicester by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Ipswich to Leicester tickets on Omio for $30 (€28).
  • Cross Country can get you to Leicester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Ipswich to Leicester for $109 (€103) on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Ipswich to Leicester often also extend their vacation to go to London, Birmingham or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Leicester and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $30 (€28) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $109 (€103) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Ipswich to Leicester 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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