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Ipswich to Glasgow by train

  • First train
    05:10
  • Last train
    23:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 9m
  • Distance
    551 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 44m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ipswich to Glasgow by train

Fast trains from Ipswich to Glasgow take around 6 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 551 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Glasgow.

1. Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Glasgow?

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

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Ipswich to Glasgow every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 28 departures.

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

The Ipswich to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ipswich around 05:10, and the last at 23:45.

When to book Ipswich to Glasgow 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 Glasgow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Glasgow?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Glasgow to Ipswich by train

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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.