Trains from Edinburgh to Ipswich

Edinburgh to Ipswich train information

Edinburgh Ipswich train map

Train duration 6h08m
Arrival Ipswich, England
Departure Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 322 Miles

Which operators can I use?

The route connecting Edinburgh, which is in Scotland and Ipswich, located in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

How much times does it take?

On average, the journey takes approximately 6h08m by train covering a distance of 322 miles to get to Ipswich from Edinburgh. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to see the latest available offers.

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Best prices for Edinburgh to Ipswich trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Edinburgh and Ipswich by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Ipswich to Edinburgh and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Edinburgh - Ipswich train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Edinburgh Ipswich train ticket.

  • In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can evaluate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

    For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Edinburgh Ipswich ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you about 2 trips from Ipswich to Edinburgh (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Edinburgh to Ipswich train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare