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Duration 3h 47m
Distance 240.7 miles
Average price £97
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Ipswich and Wales takes 3h 47m and the fastest train takes 3h 20m. There is an hourly train service from Ipswich to Wales. 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. Cardiff
3h 42m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£81 - £110

Ipswich to Wales train times

Trains run hourly between Ipswich and Cardiff. The earliest departure is at 19:09 in the evening, and the last departure from Ipswich is at 22:43 which arrives into Cardiff at 08:03. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 47m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Ipswich to Wales. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Cardiff Central via Liverpool Street station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between Ipswich and Wales is 209 miles. The road distance is 240.7 miles.

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

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Ipswich to Wales train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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There are 112+ hotels available in Wales. Prices start at £75 per night.

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