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from Birmingham to Ipswich

You can get from Birmingham to Ipswich by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Ipswich on 1 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:50Birmingham New Street3h35 13:25Ipswich
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09:50Birmingham New Street3h35 13:25Ipswich
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Other options
10:10Birmingham New Street3h28 13:38Ipswich
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09:10Birmingham New Street3h30 12:40Ipswich
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08:50Birmingham New Street3h16 12:06Ipswich
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Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

1 Dec
£72Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
3 Dec
£56Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
4 Dec
£80Cross Country
£16National Express

Travel Tips

Travel from Birmingham to Ipswich
Travel to Ipswich 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 Birmingham to Ipswich.
What are my Birmingham to Ipswich travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Birmingham to Ipswich: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Birmingham to Ipswich?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Ipswich. Tickets for a coach cost on average £20.

This is compared to other travel options to Ipswich:

A coach journey is usually £27 less than a journey to Ipswich by train, which costs on average £47 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Ipswich from Birmingham?

The fastest way from Birmingham to Ipswich is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 16 min.

Other travel options from Birmingham to Ipswich can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h 35 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Birmingham to Ipswich would I travel?

The Birmingham to Ipswich distance is approximately 132 miles (213 km).

How many services a day are there to Ipswich from Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Ipswich is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Birmingham to Ipswich as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Birmingham and in Ipswich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Ipswich:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Birmingham, Coach Station to Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco).
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Birmingham to Ipswich depart from Birmingham New Street to Ipswich.
Which travel companies can get me from Birmingham to Ipswich?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Ipswich:

  • You can take a coach from Birmingham to Ipswich with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £20 with National Express from Birmingham to Ipswich.
  • You can travel by train from Birmingham to Ipswich with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Birmingham to Ipswich tickets for £47 on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Birmingham to Ipswich?
Omio customers who travel from Birmingham to Ipswich often also extend their holiday to go to London, Stansted or Norwich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Ipswich and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book my Birmingham to Ipswich ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Ipswich from Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £20 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £47 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Birmingham and Ipswich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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