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.
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4 h 7 m
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Of the 3 trains that leave Ipswich for Manchester every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||172 miles (277 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 14 min|
|Average train ticket price||£93 (€105)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Cross Country, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or Greater Anglia|
Trains from Ipswich to Manchester cover the 172 miles (277 km) long route taking on average 4 h 14 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £93, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £56. Travellers depart most frequently from Ipswich and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Find the best trains to Manchester from Ipswich with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £56. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Manchester from Ipswich you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Ipswich to Manchester with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes between Ipswich and Manchester as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Ipswich to Manchester train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Manchester from Ipswich on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 172 miles (277 km) route from Ipswich to Manchester with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Ipswich and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
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 Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city centre in Manchester.
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