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from Ipswich to Nottingham

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Travel Information to Nottingham from Ipswich

distanceDistance115 miles (185 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £36
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 9 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £36 • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Greater Anglia

Take a coach or train to travel 115 miles (185 km) to Nottingham from Ipswich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Greater Anglia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Ipswich to Nottingham.

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

There are 2 ways to travel from Ipswich to Nottingham including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Ipswich to Nottingham?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Ipswich to Nottingham, which costs on average £17.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Nottingham:

A coach is generally £19 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £36 from Ipswich to Nottingham.

What is the fastest way to Nottingham from Ipswich?

The quickest way to travel to Nottingham from Ipswich is by train, which takes on average 3 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 9 h 30 min.

How far is it from Ipswich to Nottingham?

Nottingham is approximately 115 miles (185 km) away from Ipswich.

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

The average frequency per day from Ipswich to Nottingham is:

  • Around 17 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco) and arrive in Nottingham, Bulwell Bus Station (Stop BU07).
  • Trains most often depart from Ipswich at Ipswich and arrive in Nottingham at Nottingham.
Which travel companies can take me from Ipswich to Nottingham?

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

  • National Express can get you to Nottingham by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Ipswich to Nottingham for £17 on Omio.
  • Greater Anglia can get you to Nottingham by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Greater Anglia from Ipswich to Nottingham for £36 on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Ipswich to Nottingham?
Your journey from Ipswich to Nottingham doesn't have to end in Nottingham. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Birmingham or Manchester to your Ipswich to Nottingham trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Nottingham today!
How early should I book tickets from Ipswich to Nottingham online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £17 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £36 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Ipswich to Nottingham 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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