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Duration 3h 24m
Distance 208.4 miles
Average price £112
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Ipswich and Bristol takes 3h 24m and the fastest train takes 2h 45m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Ipswich to Bristol. 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. Ipswich
  2. London Paddington
  3. Bristol
3h 25m
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£71 - £145

Ipswich to Bristol train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Ipswich and Bristol. The earliest departure is at 10:43 in the morning, and the last departure from Ipswich is at 22:43 which arrives into Bristol at 08:04. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 24m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Ipswich to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Bristol Temple Meads via Liverpool Street station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 25m.

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The distance between Ipswich and Bristol is 167 miles. The road distance is 208.4 miles.

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

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Ipswich to Bristol train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station.

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