Ipswich to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Ipswich to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 05 Jul

Cheapest

£47

Average

£48

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
09:41Ipswich3h26 13:07Birmingham
0 changes
£471One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:52Ipswich3h31 12:23Birmingham
0 changes
£471One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:42Ipswich3h42 13:24Birmingham
0 changes
£491One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:45Ipswich3h22 12:07Birmingham
0 changes
£511One-way

Train schedule Ipswich to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 5 July
Avanti West Coast
08:45Ipswich3h22 12:07Birmingham
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Avanti West Coast
08:52Ipswich3h31 12:23Birmingham
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Avanti West Coast
09:41Ipswich3h26 13:07Birmingham
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:42Ipswich3h42 13:24Birmingham
0 changes

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Fastest train times from Ipswich to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 05 Jul

Fastest Journey

3 h 22 m

Average

3 h 30 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

213 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Ipswich for Birmingham every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:45Ipswich3h22 12:07Birmingham
0 changes
£511One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:41Ipswich3h26 13:07Birmingham
0 changes
£471One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:52Ipswich3h31 12:23Birmingham
0 changes
£471One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:42Ipswich3h42 13:24Birmingham
0 changes
£491One-way

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Overview: Train from Ipswich to Birmingham

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£58 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency37 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways or Greater Anglia

Trains from Ipswich to Birmingham cover the 132 miles (213 km) long route taking on average 3 h 22 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways or Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 37 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £46, but the average price of train tickets is £58. Travellers depart most frequently from Ipswich and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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

Find the best trains between Ipswich and Birmingham with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry, Chiltern Railways and Abellio Greater Anglia from £46. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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

CrossCountry tickets between Ipswich and Birmingham are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with CrossCountry from Ipswich to Birmingham 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) trip. 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 Ipswich to Birmingham routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Ipswich to Birmingham 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 Birmingham with CrossCountry!

    Looking for trains to Birmingham from Ipswich? Abellio Greater Anglia is one of the best companies to travel with on the 132 miles (213 km) route between Ipswich and Birmingham. As an official travel partner of Abellio Greater Anglia, Omio quickly shows you the latest Abellio Greater Anglia train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Ipswich to Birmingham routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Abellio Greater Anglia train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Birmingham from Ipswich, you can quickly see if the Abellio Greater Anglia ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Ipswich - Birmingham train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Abellio Greater Anglia!

    Ipswich to Birmingham train information with Abellio Greater Anglia:

    • Average Duration: 4 h 5 min
    • Abellio Greater Anglia frequency: 37 a day

    Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train to Birmingham from Ipswich: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

    Looking for trains from Ipswich to Birmingham? Chiltern Railways is one of the best companies to travel with on the 132 miles (213 km) route to Birmingham from Ipswich. As an official travel partner of Chiltern Railways, Omio quickly shows you the latest Chiltern Railways train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Ipswich to Birmingham routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Chiltern Railways train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Birmingham from Ipswich, you can quickly see if the Chiltern Railways ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Ipswich - Birmingham train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Chiltern Railways!

      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.
      FAQs
      Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Ipswich and Birmingham for as low as £46  for the next 7 days.
      If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Ipswich to Birmingham train price to come in at an average of £58  one way.
      You should expect to travel around 132 miles (213 km)  to Birmingham from Ipswich by train.
      On average the Ipswich to Birmingham train time is 3 h 22 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 this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Ipswich   and arriving in Birmingham New Street.

      Passengers board their train most frequently from Ipswich and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

      Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the train station to the city centre in Birmingham.

      Take the Ipswich to Birmingham train with Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways or Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Birmingham from Ipswich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      On average, there are 37 trains a day from Ipswich to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
      You can take the first train from Ipswich to Birmingham at 07: 01   or take the last train from Ipswich to Birmingham leaving at 18: 52. Look for the latest Ipswich Birmingham train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
      In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Birmingham from Ipswich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £58 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Ipswich to Birmingham a few months in advance.

      Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

      Ipswich
      Birmingham
      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.
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      Phone Number
      +44 3450507080
      Public transport options for Ipswich
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop at bus stop on station forecourt.

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