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Duration 3h 29m
Distance 208.2 miles
Average price £86
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Bristol and Ipswich takes 3h 29m and the fastest train takes 2h 54m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Bristol 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 via London

  1. Bristol Temple Meads
  2. London Liverpool Street
  3. Ipswich
3h 29m
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£74 - £100

Bristol to Ipswich train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Bristol and Ipswich. The earliest departure is at 18:30 in the evening, and the last departure from Bristol is at 22:40 which arrives into Ipswich at 07:42. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 29m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Ipswich via Lancaster Gate station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between Bristol and Ipswich is 167 miles. The road distance is 208.2 miles.

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Bristol to Ipswich train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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

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