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Duration 4h 42m
Distance 243.6 miles
Average price £150
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Bolton and Ipswich takes 4h 42m and the fastest train takes 3h 49m. There is an hourly train service from Bolton 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. Manchester Piccadilly
  2. London Liverpool Street
  3. Ipswich
4h 25m
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£100 - £297

Bolton to Ipswich train times

Trains run hourly between Bolton and Ipswich. The service departs Bolton at 23:23 at night, which arrives into Ipswich at 09:06. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 42m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bolton to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Bolton and arriving at Ipswich via Manchester Piccadilly, Euston Square station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 25m.

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The distance between Bolton and Ipswich is 184 miles. The road distance is 243.6 miles.

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Bolton to Ipswich train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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

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