Duration 3h 36m
Distance 226.7 miles
Average price £170
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chester and Ipswich takes 3h 36m and the fastest train takes 3h 20m. There is a train service every few hours from Chester 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.

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  1. Chester
  2. London Liverpool Street
  3. Ipswich
3h 37m
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£100 - £278

Chester to Ipswich train times

Trains run every two hours between Chester and Ipswich. The earliest departure is at 16:35 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Chester is at 19:35 which arrives into Ipswich at 23:08. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 36m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Ipswich via Euston station, Moorgate station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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The distance between Chester and Ipswich is 188 miles. The road distance is 226.7 miles.

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Chester to Ipswich train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Chester station.

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

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