Duration 2h 37m
Distance 84.4 miles
Average price £65
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Bedford and Ipswich takes 2h 37m and the fastest train takes 2h 14m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Bedford 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.

Train • 2h 32m

  1. Bedford
  2. London Liverpool Street
  3. Ipswich
2h 32m
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Bedford to Ipswich train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Bedford and Ipswich. The service departs Bedford at 21:51 at night, which arrives into Ipswich at 00:46. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 37m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Ipswich via Farringdon station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 32m.

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The distance between Bedford and Ipswich is 69 miles. The road distance is 84.4 miles.

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Bedford to Ipswich train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Bedford station.

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

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