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from Edinburgh to Ipswich

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

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Thu
19 May
£77London North Eastern Railway
£56National Express
£38easyJet
Fri
20 May
£67London North Eastern Railway
£45National Express
£46easyJet
Sat
21 May
£59London North Eastern Railway
£30National Express
£82easyJet
Sun
22 May
£52London North Eastern Railway
£25National Express
£31easyJet
Mon
23 May
£56London North Eastern Railway
£32National Express
£34easyJet
Tue
24 May
£84London North Eastern Railway
£22National Express
£33easyJet
Wed
25 May
£58London North Eastern Railway
£26National Express
£32easyJet

Travel Information between Edinburgh and Ipswich

distanceDistance321 miles (517 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£39 - £165
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £39 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £39 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 321 miles (517 km) from Edinburgh to Ipswich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £39. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Ipswich.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Ipswich

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FAQs

How do I travel between Edinburgh and Ipswich?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Edinburgh to Ipswich. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Ipswich from Edinburgh?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Ipswich. Tickets for a flight cost on average £39.

This is compared to other travel options to Ipswich:

A flight is £3 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Edinburgh to Ipswich costing on average £42.

A flight is generally £126 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £165 from Edinburgh to Ipswich.

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

The fastest way to get to Ipswich from Edinburgh is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Ipswich that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Ipswich by coach can take on average 13 h 15 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 55 min   on average.

How far is it from Edinburgh to Ipswich?

The distance between Edinburgh and Ipswich is around 321 miles (517 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Edinburgh to Ipswich?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Ipswich is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

When going from Edinburgh to Ipswich, where do I depart from Edinburgh and where do I arrive in Ipswich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Edinburgh to Ipswich:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Edinburgh, Elder Street and tend to arrive in Ipswich, Tower Ramparts.
  • Trains from Edinburgh to Ipswich most often leave from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Ipswich.

Which travel companies can get me from Edinburgh to Ipswich?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Ipswich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Ipswich by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Edinburgh to Ipswich tickets on Omio for £42.
  • EasyJet can take you to Ipswich by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Edinburgh to Ipswich for £39.
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway to go to Ipswich by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find London North Eastern Railway Edinburgh to Ipswich tickets on Omio for £165.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Ipswich from Edinburgh?

Your journey from Edinburgh to Ipswich doesn't have to end in Ipswich. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Stansted or Norwich. If you’d like to add London, Stansted or Norwich to your Edinburgh to Ipswich trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Ipswich today!

How far in advance should I buy my Edinburgh to Ipswich ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Edinburgh to Ipswich, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £42 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £39 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £165 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Ipswich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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