Duration 2h 17m
Distance 111.6 miles
Average price £77
Frequency 19/day

Trip overview

The average train between Canterbury and Ipswich takes 2h 17m and the fastest train takes 1h 53m. There is a train service every few hours from Canterbury 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. Canterbury West
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Ipswich
2h 22m
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£57 - £92

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Ipswich via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 22m.

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The distance between Canterbury and Ipswich is 54 miles. The road distance is 111.6 miles.

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Canterbury to Ipswich train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Canterbury West station.

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

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There are 337+ hotels available in Ipswich. Prices start at £75 per night.

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