The cheapest trains from Ipswich to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 29 Oct

Cheapest

£167

Average

£187

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.

The average ticket from Ipswich to Edinburgh will cost around £ 187 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 167.

Cheapest
10:01Ipswich6h14 16:15Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£1671One-way
08:01Ipswich5h19 13:20Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£1791One-way
08:57Ipswich6h25 15:22Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£1961One-way
08:33Ipswich6h43 15:16Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£2061One-way

Timetable Ipswich to Edinburgh

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08:01Ipswich5h19 13:20Edinburgh Waverley
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08:33Ipswich6h43 15:16Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
08:57Ipswich6h25 15:22Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
10:01Ipswich6h14 16:15Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes

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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Fri
29 Oct
£167London North Eastern Railway
£45National Express
£60easyJet
Sun
31 Oct
£110London North Eastern Railway
£42National Express
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Mon
1 Nov
£75London North Eastern Railway
£32National Express
£39easyJet
Wed
3 Nov
£45London North Eastern Railway
£25National Express
£33easyJet

The fastest trains from Ipswich to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 29 Oct

Fastest Journey

5 h 19 m

Average

6 h 10 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

518 km

It's difficult to get from Ipswich to Edinburgh without changing at least once.

Fastest
08:01Ipswich5h19 13:20Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£1791One-way
10:01Ipswich6h14 16:15Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£1671One-way
08:57Ipswich6h25 15:22Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£1961One-way
08:33Ipswich6h43 15:16Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£2061One-way

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Train Information from Ipswich to Edinburgh

distanceDistance321 miles (517 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£96 (€109)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway

Trains from Ipswich to Edinburgh cover the 321 miles (517 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 14 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £96, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £45. Travellers depart most frequently from Ipswich and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Ipswich to Edinburgh cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Ipswich to Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from £45  one way.
How much is a train ticket from Ipswich to Edinburgh?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Ipswich to Edinburgh is £96  one way.
What is the distance between Ipswich and Edinburgh via train?
You should expect to travel around 321 miles (517 km)  to Edinburgh from Ipswich by train.
What is the average Ipswich to Edinburgh train duration?
On average the Ipswich to Edinburgh train time is 6 h 14 min  covering the 321 miles (517 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station from Ipswich to Edinburgh do I depart from? Which Edinburgh train station from Ipswich do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Ipswich   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the train station in Ipswich? Where is the train station in Edinburgh?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Ipswich and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies go from Ipswich to Edinburgh?
Take the Ipswich to Edinburgh train with London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Ipswich and Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Ipswich and Edinburgh?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Ipswich to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Ipswich to Edinburgh? When is the last train from Ipswich to Edinburgh?
If you prefer early morning trains from Ipswich to Edinburgh, the first train leaves at 07: 01. If you prefer late night trains from Ipswich to Edinburgh, the last train of the day leaves at 10: 01. Omio shows you the latest train from Ipswich to Edinburgh schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I buy Ipswich Edinburgh train tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Ipswich to Edinburgh is on average £96 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Ipswich and Edinburgh available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ipswich
Edinburgh
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 Edinburgh.