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Overview: Train from Ipswich to Birmingham

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
priceAverage train ticket price£36 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Ipswich to Birmingham cover the 132 miles (213 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 58 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £36, but the average price of train tickets is £36. Travellers depart most frequently from Ipswich and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Trains from Ipswich to Birmingham

The distance from Ipswich in East Anglia to Birmingham in central England is around 150 miles, with trains completing the journey in between 3 hours 15 minutes and 4 hours. Trains from Ipswich to Birmingham depart from Ipswich train station in the centre of the town, arriving at Birmingham New Street Station. There are no direct train routes between Ipswich and Birmingham, changes are necessary at London Stratford and Euston stations. Trains from Ipswich to Birmingham are provided by Greater Anglia Railways and Virgin Railways. Trains depart regularly throughout the day, with departures every 20 minutes during the day.

Travel Tips: Trains from Ipswich to Birmingham

Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Birmingham.

How much does a cheap train to Birmingham from Ipswich cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Ipswich and Birmingham to cost as little as £36  in the next 7 days.

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

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Ipswich to Birmingham train to cost on average £36  one way.

What is the distance from Ipswich to Birmingham via train?

You should expect to travel around 132 miles (213 km)  from Ipswich to Birmingham by train.

What is the average Ipswich to Birmingham train duration?

The Ipswich to Birmingham train duration is on average 3 h 58 min, which is to be expected when travelling 132 miles (213 km) from Ipswich to Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What station does the Ipswich to Birmingham train leave from? Which Birmingham train station do I come into from Ipswich?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Ipswich   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Ipswich, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Ipswich. The most popular arrival train station in Birmingham, called Birmingham New Street, is located around 0.2 miles (399 m) away from its city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Ipswich to Birmingham?

Take the Ipswich to Birmingham train with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Birmingham from Ipswich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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

On average, there are 17 trains a day from Ipswich to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Ipswich to Birmingham?

You can take the first train from Ipswich to Birmingham at 08: 01   or take the last train from Ipswich to Birmingham leaving at 09: 52. Look for the latest Ipswich Birmingham train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

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

If you buy a train ticket between Ipswich and Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £36 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Birmingham from 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 Ipswich is Ipswich. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Ipswich for your trip from Ipswich to Birmingham.