How to get from London to Ipswich

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from London to Ipswich

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

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To get from London to Ipswich on 19 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30London Liverpool Street1h10 10:40Ipswich
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09:30London3h20 12:50Ipswich
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Travel Information from London to Ipswich

distanceDistance66 miles (107 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £47
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 3 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £47 • 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Greater Anglia

Take a coach or train to travel 66 miles (107 km) to Ipswich from London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Greater Anglia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from London to Ipswich.

Travel Tips: Travel from London 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 London to Ipswich.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Ipswich. Tickets for a coach cost on average £11.

This is compared to other travel options to Ipswich:

A coach journey is usually £36 less than a journey to Ipswich by train, which costs on average £47 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Ipswich from London is by train with an average travel time of 59 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 20 min.

The London to Ipswich distance is approximately 66 miles (107 km).

The average frequency per day from London to Ipswich is:

  • 51 trains a day.

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

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

  • Trains most often depart from London at London Victoria and arrive in Ipswich at Ipswich.

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

  • You can travel by coach to Ipswich from London with National Express, and you can find National Express London to Ipswich tickets for £11 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from London to Ipswich with Greater Anglia, and you can find Greater Anglia London to Ipswich tickets for £47 on Omio.

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

  • You can book a direct coach with National Express.

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 London and Ipswich.

Omio customers who travel from London to Ipswich often also extend their holiday to go to Stansted, Norwich or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Ipswich and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from London to Ipswich, 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 £11 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £47 one way on average.

But we recommend booking London 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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