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Stansted Airport to Ipswich by train

  • First train
    05:25
  • Last train
    00:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 52m
  • Distance
    63 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    52
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 7m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Stansted Airport to Ipswich by train

Fast trains from Stansted Airport to Ipswich take around 1 hour and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 63 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stansted Airport and Ipswich.

1. Are there direct trains from Stansted Airport to Ipswich?

Journeys between Stansted Airport and Ipswich usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 56 departures on the route from Stansted Airport to Ipswich 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 54 departures.

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

The Stansted Airport to Ipswich train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Ipswich is usually scheduled to depart Stansted Airport around 05:16 and the last train is around 00:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stansted Airport around 05:25, and the last at 00:30.

When to book Stansted Airport to Ipswich 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 Stansted Airport to Ipswich by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stansted Airport and Ipswich?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • Greater Anglia
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Ipswich to Stansted Airport 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.