Duration 2h 52m
Distance 96.5 miles
Average price £69
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Kettering and Ipswich takes 2h 52m and the fastest train takes 2h 15m. There is an hourly train service from Kettering 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. Kettering
  2. London Liverpool Street
  3. Ipswich
2h 38m
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£57 - £84

Kettering to Ipswich train times

Trains run hourly between Kettering and Ipswich. The earliest departure is at 17:24 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Kettering is at 22:21 which arrives into Ipswich at 07:10. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Kettering to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Kettering and arriving at Ipswich via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 38m.

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The distance between Kettering and Ipswich is 83 miles. The road distance is 96.5 miles.

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Kettering to Ipswich train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Kettering station.

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

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