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Duration 2h 11m
Distance 130.7 miles
Average price £54
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Reading and Ipswich takes 2h 11m and the fastest train takes 1h 40m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Reading 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.

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  1. Reading
  2. London Liverpool Street
  3. Ipswich
2h 17m
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Reading to Ipswich train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Reading and Ipswich. The earliest departure is at 08:35 in the morning, and the last departure from Reading is at 23:36 which arrives into Ipswich at 07:10. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 11m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Ipswich via Lancaster Gate station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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The distance between Reading and Ipswich is 101 miles. The road distance is 130.7 miles.

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Reading to Ipswich train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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

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