The route connecting Ipswich, which is in England and Manchester, located in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
There are 173 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Ipswich to Manchester is approximately 4h51m. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Manchester from Ipswich, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.
Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the price of the ticket will vary.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Ipswich to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Ipswich to Manchester in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.
Tickets are available from £42 when buying your seat 1 month in advance which is 27% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Ipswich and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Ipswich and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Ipswich Manchester train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.
A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)
B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average cost for a Ipswich Manchester ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)
The first step is to divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be efficient. You can now divide that number by C. It will give you the approximate number of trips needed across the year to start saving money.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be profitable if you're doing around 2 trips from Ipswich to Manchester (one way journey).
(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 Manchester 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
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