Cheap train tickets from Ipswich to London

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Cheapest

£27

Average

£30

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 London will cost around £ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 27.

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08:41Ipswich1h10 09:51London Liverpool Street
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£271One-way
09:10Ipswich1h05 10:15London Liverpool Street
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£301One-way
09:52Ipswich1h21 11:13London Liverpool Street
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£301One-way
08:52Ipswich1h21 10:13London Liverpool Street
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£301One-way
09:44Ipswich1h09 10:53London Liverpool Street
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£301One-way

Train schedule Ipswich to London

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08:10Ipswich1h05 09:15London Liverpool Street
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08:41Ipswich1h10 09:51London Liverpool Street
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08:52Ipswich1h21 10:13London Liverpool Street
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09:10Ipswich1h05 10:15London Liverpool Street
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09:44Ipswich1h09 10:53London Liverpool Street
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09:52Ipswich1h21 11:13London Liverpool Street
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28 May
£25Greater Anglia
£15National Express
Sun
29 May
£18Greater Anglia
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Mon
30 May
£29Greater Anglia
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Tue
31 May
£29Greater Anglia
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Wed
1 Jun
£25Greater Anglia
£20National Express
Thu
2 Jun
£13Greater Anglia
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Sat
4 Jun
£20Greater Anglia
£20National Express
Sun
5 Jun
£16Greater Anglia
£20National Express
Mon
6 Jun
£25Greater Anglia
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Tue
7 Jun
£20Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Thu
9 Jun
£20Greater Anglia
£10National Express
Fri
10 Jun
£20Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Sat
11 Jun
£53Greater Anglia
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Mon
13 Jun
£18Greater Anglia
£10National Express
Tue
14 Jun
£25Greater Anglia
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Wed
15 Jun
£13Greater Anglia
£10National Express
Thu
16 Jun
£13Greater Anglia
£10National Express

Fastest train times from Ipswich to London

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 5 m

Average

1 h 11 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

107 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Ipswich for London every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 107 km distance in an average of 1 h 11 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 5 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 21 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:10Ipswich1h05 10:15London Liverpool Street
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£301One-way
Fastest
08:10Ipswich1h05 09:15London Liverpool Street
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£341One-way
09:44Ipswich1h09 10:53London Liverpool Street
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£301One-way
08:41Ipswich1h10 09:51London Liverpool Street
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£271One-way
09:52Ipswich1h21 11:13London Liverpool Street
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£301One-way

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Overview: Train from Ipswich to London

distanceDistance66 miles (107 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreater Anglia

Trains from Ipswich to London cover the 66 miles (107 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £13, but the average price of train tickets is £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Ipswich and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Ipswich to London

Trains from Ipswich to London run frequently throughout the week, including weekends. All trains are direct and take approximately 1h 15min to reach London. Every day, there are 3-4 trains per hour on average, except for early or late hours, when this is reduced to 1-2 trains per hour, and on Sundays, when there are two trains every hour to Ipswich from London.

Ipswich to London Train time: Daily Departures

There are about 50 daily trains from Ipswich to London except on Sundays, when there are approximately 30 trains. On average, there are 330 trains per week on this route, giving you plenty of options to choose from. The first train of the day is a little after 05:00 and the last one of the day is a night train that departs after 22:30. On Sundays, the first train of the day leaves after 07:00.

How long is the journey by train from Ipswich to London?

You will not have to make any transfers on the trains from Ipswich to London. These direct trains reach their destination on average in 1h 20min. The fastest trains cover this journey in 57 minutes, and the slowest do not take more than 1h 30min. For this 66-mile (107 km) journey to London from Ipswich, you can find many options for both the fastest and the cheapest trains every day.

Ipswich waterfront. Source: Shutterstock

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Ipswich to London?

Departure train station:Trains from Ipswich to London depart from Ipswich Train Station, located just a short distance south of the city centre. You will find buses and taxis right in front of the station, and there is a network of frequent buses which serve the towns and villages around the city on a daily basis. The train station has many amenities, including cafes, a multi-storey car park and ATMs, and it is fully accessible for travellers with disabilities.

Arrival train station:You will arrive at London Liverpool Street Station on your train from Ipswich. The station is located in Central London and is connected to the London Underground network, making it very accessible and easy to get to other parts of the city. Liverpool Street Station has extensive facilities, including free Wi-Fi, photo booths, drinking water fountains, Left Luggage facilities, Passenger Assist, as well as plenty of food and shopping options. Buses and cabs are available right outside the station.

Which train companies travel from Ipswich to London?

Ipswich train station is managed by the Greater Anglia company who operates all trains from Ipswich to London. The frequent trains on this route run direct and every day. On weekdays, there are trains from around 05:00 to about 23:00. Sometimes, you can find very cheap fares throughout the day with this provider on this route. The high-speed Greater Anglia trains that get you to London in less than an hour operate at off-peak hours, taking between 1h and 1h 30min to cover the distance.

Night trains Ipswich

There is one night train per day from Ipswich to London during the week. It is always a little after 22:30 and travels directly to London without connecting en route. This train can also be one of the cheapest of the day. It usually takes about 1h 25min an average to reach its destination.

Greater Anglia trains from Ipswich to London

The trains from Ipswich Train Station to London Liverpool Street Station are operated by the Greater Anglia train provider. It takes the company’s the high-speed trains less than an hour to complete the distance, whilst the slowest trains take about 1h 30 min to reach their destination. There are only direct trains, so commuters do not need to make any transfers on their journey. On average, there are 3-4 trains per hour from Monday to Saturday, whilst on Sundays, the service is reduced to two trains per hour.

Trains from Ipswich to London: Sustainability travel

The most sustainable choice of taking public transport is travelling by train. When you take the train from Ipswich to London, you are contributing towards less environmental pollution and less noise pollution. In addition, you help to save non-renewable resources. A journey made by a high-speed train generates far less CO2 emissions per passenger than other transport options. The Greater Anglian train service provider with its route from Ipswich to London is part of numerous green initiative programs, working with communities to promote sustainable travel by train.

Train Ipswich to London: Services on Board

Greater Anglia is the main train provider on the route from Ipswich to London. Both Standard- as well as First-Class tickets are available from Monday to Saturday. On Sundays, you can reserve only Standard-Class tickets. Free Wi-Fi, power sockets and food are available in both classes on Greater Anglia trains, while complimentary refreshments are provided to First-Class passengers. Each person is allowed to bring two pets on board for free. You can also bring your bicycle on the train, provided you have made a prior reservation for it as space for bikes is limited. There are also designated quiet coaches where you can rest without being disturbed. The trains have ramps for easy access for travellers with wheelchairs and mobility scooters, and priority seating and designated wheelchair spaces are also available on board. Assistance dogs can travel with passengers on any part of the train.

How to find cheap train tickets from Ipswich to London?

To find good deals and cheap tickets for your journey by train from Ipswich to London, make sure to look a week or two in advance. If date and time are not an issue, you can find comparatively cheaper tickets for Sundays. Off-peak tickets are also sometimes cheaper than rush hour tickets. A train that takes a little bit longer to get to Ipswich may also cost less than the high-speed trains. Search frequently if you want to find cheap tickets because last-minute cancellations lead to cheaper tickets being made available as the train provider aims to fill the train. You can search for cheap train tickets from Ipswich to London here on Omio.

Woman walking in London. Source: Shutterstock

To London by train - travel tips

One of the most sought-after tourist destinations, London has something for everyone. You can take a tour of Buckingham Palace, one of the few working palaces in the world. The gardens, the State Rooms, the artwork, and the Throne Room are some of the highlights of the guided tour. If you are a history buff, make sure you include a visit to the Churchill War Rooms military and history museum for a glimpse of life during the Second World War. For art lovers, The National Gallery Art Museum at Trafalgar Square displays paintings in Western-European tradition from the 13th to the 19th century. Westminster Abbey, a Gothic building from the 13th century and final resting place of 17 Kings, houses a treasure trove of paintings, stained glass pavements and many other artefacts spanning over a thousand years. If you want to plan a trip to London, do visit the Omio online travel magazine The Window Seat.

  • Covent Garden
  • Houses of Parliament
  • Regent’s Park
  • London Eye
  • Oxford Street

Travel Tips: Trains from Ipswich to London

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FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets to London from Ipswich cost?

You can find a cheap train from Ipswich to London for some dates and times for as low as £13  one way in the next 7 days.

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

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to London from Ipswich is £24  one way.

How many miles is it from Ipswich to London by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Ipswich and London via train to be approximately 66 miles (107 km).

How many hours does it take from Ipswich to London by train?

On average the train from Ipswich to London duration is 1 h 10 min  for the 66 miles (107 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

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

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Ipswich   and arriving in London Victoria.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Ipswich, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

Which train companies can take me between Ipswich and London?

For the best Ipswich to London train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Ipswich and London to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any direct trains from Ipswich to London?

Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day between Ipswich and London, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Greater Anglia  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

How many trains per day are there between Ipswich and London?

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

When is the earliest train from Ipswich to London? When is the last train from Ipswich to London?

The first Ipswich to London train departs at 06: 37   and the last train from Ipswich to London leaves at 22: 43. Check out the most up-to-date Ipswich to London train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I book Ipswich London train tickets to score the best deals?

If you buy Ipswich to London train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £24. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to London from Ipswich. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ipswich
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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 to London from Ipswich.