Duration 2h 35m
Distance 84.8 miles
Average price £61
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Ipswich and Bedford takes 2h 35m and the fastest train takes 2h 10m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Ipswich to Bedford. 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 • 2h 26m

  1. Ipswich
  2. Farringdon
  3. Bedford
2h 26m
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Ipswich to Bedford train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Ipswich and Bedford. The earliest departure is at 11:09 in the morning, and the last departure from Ipswich is at 22:43 which arrives into Bedford at 01:36. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 35m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Ipswich to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Bedford via Liverpool Street station and Farringdon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Ipswich and Bedford is 69 miles. The road distance is 84.8 miles.

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Ipswich to Bedford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Ipswich station.

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Ipswich to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Bedford station.

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