Birmingham to Ipswich train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Ipswich

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Cheapest

£49

Average

£78

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
12:50Birmingham3h49 16:39Ipswich
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£491One-way
Greater Anglia
19:22Birmingham4h08 23:30Ipswich
0 changes
£841One-way
Cross Country
09:22Birmingham4h40 14:02Ipswich
0 changes
£861One-way
Cross Country
07:22Birmingham5h06 12:28Ipswich
0 changes
£861One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:10Birmingham3h28 12:38Ipswich
0 changes
£871One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Ipswich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 30 June
Cross Country
07:22Birmingham5h06 12:28Ipswich
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Avanti West Coast
09:10Birmingham3h28 12:38Ipswich
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Cross Country
09:22Birmingham4h40 14:02Ipswich
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:50Birmingham3h49 16:39Ipswich
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Greater Anglia
19:22Birmingham4h08 23:30Ipswich
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Ipswich

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 28 m

Average

4 h 14 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

213 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Birmingham for Ipswich every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:10Birmingham3h28 12:38Ipswich
0 changes
£871One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:50Birmingham3h49 16:39Ipswich
0 changes
£491One-way
Greater Anglia
19:22Birmingham4h08 23:30Ipswich
0 changes
£841One-way
Cross Country
09:22Birmingham4h40 14:02Ipswich
0 changes
£861One-way
Cross Country
07:22Birmingham5h06 12:28Ipswich
0 changes
£861One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Ipswich

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price£71 (€79)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or Greater Anglia

Trains from Birmingham to Ipswich cover the 132 miles (213 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 8 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £47, but the average price of train tickets is £71. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Ipswich.

Train providers: Abellio Greater Anglia and CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Ipswich

Buy your official Abellio Greater Anglia and CrossCountry train tickets from Birmingham to Ipswich from £47 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

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CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Birmingham to Ipswich you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry tickets to Ipswich from Birmingham are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with CrossCountry between Birmingham and Ipswich all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 132 miles (213 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Birmingham to Ipswich routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Birmingham to Ipswich train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Ipswich with CrossCountry!

    One of the best ways to travel from Birmingham to Ipswich is by taking a train with Abellio Greater Anglia. Omio helps you find the ideal Abellio Greater Anglia train between Birmingham and Ipswich by showing you Abellio Greater Anglia current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Birmingham to Ipswich trip. You can expect to travel 132 miles (213 km) to Ipswich from Birmingham on a train with Abellio Greater Anglia. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Birmingham to Ipswich, you can check straight away if the Abellio Greater Anglia ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Abellio Greater Anglia train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Birmingham to Ipswich!

    Train information from Birmingham to Ipswich with Abellio Greater Anglia:

    • Average Duration: 3 h 51 min
    • Abellio Greater Anglia frequency: 25 a day

    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.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Birmingham to Ipswich to cost as little as £47  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Birmingham to Ipswich train prices are on average £71  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 132 miles (213 km)  from Birmingham to Ipswich by train.
    The Birmingham to Ipswich train duration is on average 4 h 8 min, which is to be expected when travelling 132 miles (213 km) to Ipswich from Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    Omio customers book a train from Birmingham New Street   to Ipswich   most frequently for this route.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Birmingham New Street, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre of Birmingham.

    The most popular arrival train station, Ipswich, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre of Ipswich.

    Take the Birmingham to Ipswich train with Cross Country or Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Birmingham to Ipswich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Ipswich is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train for this route departs from Birmingham at 07: 10. The last train leaves from Birmingham at 20: 10. Check Omio for the latest train times from Birmingham to Ipswich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Birmingham to Ipswich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £71 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Birmingham to Ipswich a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Birmingham
    Ipswich
    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.
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    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
    Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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    Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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