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Edinburgh to Ipswich by train
Fastest journey5hr 50m
Trains per day28
Avg. journey time7hr 51m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Ipswich by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Ipswich take around 5 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 518 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Ipswich.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Ipswich?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Ipswich usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Ipswich 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 31 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Ipswich?
The Edinburgh to Ipswich train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Ipswich train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Ipswich is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:20, and the last at 23:34.
When to book Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Ipswich by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Ipswich?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Ipswich, 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.
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