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Duration 8h 15m
Distance 402.9 miles
Average price £350
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Ayr and Ipswich takes 8h 15m and the fastest train takes 6h 58m. There is a train service every few hours from Ayr to Ipswich. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Ayr
  2. Glasgow Central
  3. London Liverpool Street
  4. Ipswich
7h 36m
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£190 - £624

Ayr to Ipswich train times

Trains run hourly between Ayr and Ipswich. The earliest departure is at 16:15 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Ayr is at 23:00 which arrives into Ipswich at 10:42. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 15m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Ayr to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Ayr and arriving at Ipswich via Glasgow Central, Euston Square station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 36m.

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The distance between Ayr and Ipswich is 335 miles. The road distance is 402.9 miles.

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Ayr to Ipswich train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Ayr station.

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Ayr to Ipswich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Ipswich station.

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