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Ipswich to Birmingham by train
Fastest journey3hr 13m
Trains per day53
Avg. journey time3hr 38m
Travelling from Ipswich to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Ipswich to Birmingham take around 3 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 212 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Birmingham?
Journeys between Ipswich and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 56 departures on the route from Ipswich to Birmingham 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 46 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Ipswich to Birmingham?
The Ipswich to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Ipswich to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 05:12 and the last train is around 21:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ipswich around 06:00, and the last at 21:02.
What's the Ipswich to Birmingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Ipswich to Birmingham are $33.02.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $62 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $40. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Ipswich to Birmingham 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 Birmingham by train.
Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Birmingham?
More than one train company operates on the route from Ipswich to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- Avanti West Coast
- Greater Anglia
- London Midland
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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