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Ipswich to Ashford by train

  • First train
    05:10
  • Last train
    22:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 57m
  • Distance
    103 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 25m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ipswich to Ashford by train

Fast trains from Ipswich to Ashford take around 1 hour and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 103 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Ashford.

1. Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Ashford?

Journeys between Ipswich and Ashford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Ipswich to Ashford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ipswich to Ashford?

The Ipswich to Ashford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ipswich to Ashford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Ashford is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 05:14 and the last train is around 22:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ipswich around 05:10, and the last at 22:43.

When to book Ipswich to Ashford train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ipswich to Ashford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Ashford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ipswich to Ashford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.