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from Glasgow to Ipswich

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

Our recommendation

To get from Glasgow to Ipswich on 29 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:40Glasgow International Airport1h15 21:55London Luton Airport
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22:15Glasgow, Buchanan14h35 12:50Ipswich
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20:00Glasgow International Airport1h20 21:20London Stansted Airport
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21:20Glasgow International Airport1h25 22:45London Gatwick Airport
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12:40Glasgow International Airport1h20 14:00London Stansted Airport
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Travel Information to Ipswich from Glasgow

distanceDistance342 miles (551 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £49
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 14 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £49 • 8 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 342 miles (551 km) by coach, flight or train from Glasgow to Ipswich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 8 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. 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 coach or train from Glasgow to Ipswich.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Ipswich.

How do I travel between Glasgow and Ipswich?

There are 3 ways to travel from Glasgow to Ipswich including taking a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Glasgow and Ipswich?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Ipswich. Tickets for a coach cost on average £22.

This is compared to other travel options to Ipswich:

A coach is generally £12 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £34 from Glasgow to Ipswich.

A coach is £27 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Glasgow to Ipswich costing on average £49.

What is the fastest way from Glasgow to Ipswich?

The fastest way from Glasgow to Ipswich is by train with an average journey time of 8 h 13 min.

Other travel options between Glasgow and Ipswich can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Ipswich by coach can take on average 14 h 35 min.

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How far is it from Glasgow to Ipswich?

You should expect to travel around 342 miles (551 km) from Glasgow to Ipswich.

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

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Ipswich is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

Where do I depart from Glasgow? Where do I arrive in Ipswich?

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

  • Coaches from Glasgow to Ipswich most often leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Ipswich, Tower Ramparts.
  • Trains mostly leave from Glasgow Central and tend to arrive in Ipswich.

Who can get me from Glasgow to Ipswich?

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

  • You can take a coach from Glasgow to Ipswich with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £22 with National Express from Glasgow to Ipswich.
  • You can go to Ipswich from Glasgow by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £34 with easyJet from Glasgow to Ipswich on Omio.
  • You can travel to Ipswich from Glasgow by train with London North Eastern Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £49 with London North Eastern Railway from Glasgow to Ipswich.

Is there a direct service from Glasgow to Ipswich?

Yes, there are direct services available to Ipswich from Glasgow with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find around 1 direct train per day and book this direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Ipswich as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Glasgow and Ipswich.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Glasgow to Ipswich?

Omio customers who travel from Glasgow 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 buy my Glasgow to Ipswich ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £22 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £34 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £49 one way on average for this trip.

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