How to travel from London to Ipswich

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from London to Ipswich

How to get from London to Ipswich by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from London to Ipswich is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from London to Ipswich

distanceDistance66 miles (107 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$16 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€14) • 3 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€27) • 1 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Abellio Greater Anglia

Travel 66 miles (107 km) by train or bus between London and Ipswich. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Abellio Greater Anglia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from London to Ipswich.

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You can travel by train or bus for as low as $13 (€12). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Greater Anglia is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to intercity services. The commuter trains run at regular intervals throughout the day, while the intercity services run at peak times. The train types include the InterCity 125, InterCity 225, Class 90, Class 91, Class 360 and Class 379. The ticket types available are Standard, First Class and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and refreshment trolleys. The most popular routes for Greater Anglia are London Liverpool Street to Norwich, London Liverpool Street to Cambridge and London Liverpool Street to Ipswich.

Travel information from London to Ipswich with Abellio Greater Anglia:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: $32
  • Abellio Greater Anglia frequency: 25 a day

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel to Ipswich from London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

London to Ipswich travel information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: $13

FAQs: Travel from London to Ipswich

FAQs: 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 London to Ipswich.

There are 2 options to travel to Ipswich from London including taking a train or bus.

The cheapest way to go to Ipswich from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $16 (€14).

This is compared to other ways of getting from London to Ipswich:

A bus is $15 (€13) less than a train with an average ticket price of $31 (€27) from London to Ipswich.

The quickest way to travel between London and Ipswich is by train, which takes on average 1 h 4 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

Bus takes on average 3 h 15 min.

Ipswich is approximately 66 miles (107 km) away from London.

The average frequency per day from London to Ipswich is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between London and Ipswich as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses mostly depart from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Ipswich, Tower Ramparts.
  • Trains from London to Ipswich most often leave from London Euston and arrive in Ipswich.

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

  • You can travel from London to Ipswich by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $16 (€14) with National Express from London to Ipswich.
  • You can take a train from London to Ipswich with Abellio Greater Anglia. Cheap tickets can be found for $31 (€27) with Abellio Greater Anglia from London to Ipswich.

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Ipswich with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 25 direct trains a day to Ipswich with Abellio Greater Anglia.

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

Many of our customers traveling from London to Ipswich don't make Ipswich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Ipswich are Norwich, London Liverpool Street, Stansted Mountfitchet or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Ipswich to any of these top destinations today!

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