Ipswich to Luton by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    23:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 3m
  • Distance
    107 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    38
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ipswich to Luton by train

Fast trains from Ipswich to Luton take around 2 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 107 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Luton.

1. Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Luton?

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

We usually find around 49 departures on the route from Ipswich to Luton 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 38 departures.

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

The Ipswich to Luton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Luton is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 05:12 and the last train is around 22:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ipswich around 05:43, and the last at 23:43.

When to book Ipswich to Luton 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 Luton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Luton?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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

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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.