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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Ipswich

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price£133 (€149)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day

Trains from Cardiff to Ipswich cover the 189 miles (305 km) long route taking on average 4 h 16 min with our travel partners like. 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 £87, but the average price of train tickets is £133. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Ipswich.

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Ipswich

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FAQs

How much do cheap trains to Ipswich from Cardiff cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Ipswich from Cardiff for as little as £87  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Cardiff to Ipswich on average?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cardiff to Ipswich train to cost on average £133  one way.

What is the distance from Cardiff to Ipswich via train?

The Cardiff to Ipswich train distance is approximately 189 miles (305 km).

How long is the train to Ipswich from Cardiff?

The Cardiff to Ipswich train duration is on average 4 h 16 min, which is to be expected when travelling 189 miles (305 km) from Cardiff to Ipswich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which train station from Cardiff to Ipswich do I depart from? Which Ipswich train station from Cardiff do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Ipswich.

Where is the train station in Cardiff to go to Ipswich? Where is the train station in Ipswich located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Ipswich, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

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

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

When can I take the first train from Cardiff to Ipswich? When can I take the last train for the day?

The earliest train departing from Cardiff to Ipswich leaves at 08: 18. The last train departing from Cardiff to Ipswich leaves at 18: 20. You can find the latest Cardiff to Ipswich train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy Cardiff to Ipswich train tickets to get the best deals?

If you buy a train ticket from Cardiff to Ipswich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £133 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Ipswich from Cardiff are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
Ipswich
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your trip between Cardiff and Ipswich.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway