Trains from Ipswich to Derby

Ipswich to Derby train information

Ipswich Derby train map

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Arrival Derby, England
Departure Ipswich, England
Distance 126 Miles
  • The journey from Ipswich, situated in England and Derby, which is 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.
  • The journey time to go to Derby from Ipswich may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 126 miles between the two cities.
  • Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the price of the ticket can vary.

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Best prices for Ipswich to Derby trains

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

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Discount Ipswich - Derby train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Ipswich Derby train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Ipswich to Derby cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Derby to Ipswich, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for an entire year.

(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
Ipswich to Derby 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