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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Ipswich

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£63 (€73)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Birmingham to Ipswich cover the 132 miles (213 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 28 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £63, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £56. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Ipswich.

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Ipswich

Travel by train 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 Birmingham to Ipswich.

What is the price of the cheapest train to Ipswich from Birmingham?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Birmingham and Ipswich for as low as £56  for the next 7 days.

How much does the train from Birmingham to Ipswich cost on average?

The Birmingham to Ipswich train ticket price is on average £63  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

What is the distance from Birmingham to Ipswich via train?

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

How many hours does it take from Birmingham to Ipswich by train?

On average the Birmingham to Ipswich train time is 3 h 28 min  covering the 132 miles (213 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Birmingham to Ipswich, which train station in Birmingham do I depart from and which train station in Ipswich do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arriving in Ipswich.

Where do I find the Birmingham train station to Ipswich? Where is the Ipswich train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 0.2 miles (399 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Ipswich and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city centre in Ipswich.

What train providers offer a service from Birmingham to Ipswich?

For the best Birmingham to Ipswich train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Ipswich from Birmingham to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many train services per day are there from Birmingham to Ipswich?

The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Ipswich is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Birmingham to Ipswich? When is the last train from Birmingham to Ipswich?

The earliest train for this route departs from Birmingham at 08: 30. The last train leaves from Birmingham at 15: 22. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Birmingham to Ipswich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book train tickets between Birmingham and Ipswich for the best deals?

If you book a train ticket to Ipswich from Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £63 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Birmingham and Ipswich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your trip to Ipswich from Birmingham.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales