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Ipswich to Northampton by train

  • First train
    05:42
  • Last train
    22:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 39m
  • Distance
    142 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    34
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 15m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ipswich to Northampton by train

Fast trains from Ipswich to Northampton take around 2 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 142 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Northampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Northampton?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Ipswich to Northampton 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 32 departures.

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

The Ipswich to Northampton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Northampton is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 05:42 and the last train is around 22:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ipswich around 06:09, and the last at 23:53.

When to book Ipswich to Northampton 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 Northampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Northampton?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Northampton 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.