There are 4 ways to get from Ipswich to Grantham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Grantham

$48 - $70

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Bus, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Tower Ramparts Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) A14
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Grantham

$38 - $50

2 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Grantham

$51 - $72

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Grantham 118.3 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Ipswich to Grantham. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Grantham via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between Ipswich and Grantham is 96 miles. The road distance is 118.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Grantham without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Ipswich to Grantham, including transfers.

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

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Ipswich to Grantham train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Grantham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Grantham is 118 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Ipswich to Grantham.

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to Grantham.
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  • Distance: 96.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between Ipswich, England and Grantham, England?

You can take a train from Ipswich to Grantham via Peterborough in around 2 h 19 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Ely
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Grantham
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Ely to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Suffolk Norse
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Tower Ramparts Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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