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Duration 2h 16m
Distance 49.8 miles
Average price £60
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Ipswich takes 2h 16m and the fastest train takes 1h 55m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from London Stansted Airport (STN) 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.

Train via London

  1. Stansted Airport
  2. London Liverpool Street
  3. Ipswich
2h 12m
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£47 - £72

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Ipswich. The earliest departure is at 12:00 in the afternoon, and the last departure from London Stansted Airport (STN) is at 22:30 which arrives into Ipswich at 00:43. All services require a transfer at London Liverpool Street and take an average of 2h 16m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Ipswich via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Ipswich is 40 miles. The road distance is 49.8 miles.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Ipswich station.

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You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich via London Liverpool Street in around 2h 12m.
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £16
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £16
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk

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