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Duration 37 min
Distance 34.5 miles
Average price £16
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essex and Ipswich takes 37 min and the fastest train takes 30 min. There is a train service every few hours from Essex 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. Witham (Essex)
  2. Ipswich
38 min
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£13 - £20

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Witham (Essex) and arriving at Ipswich. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Essex and Ipswich is 29 miles. The road distance is 34.5 miles.

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Essex to Ipswich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Witham (Essex) station.

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

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What companies run services between Essex and Ipswich?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Witham (Essex) to Ipswich hourly. Tickets cost £13 - £20 and the journey takes 38 min.
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
£13 - £20

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