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There are 3 ways to get from Ipswich to Lowestoft by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Lowestoft

£21 - £35

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Taxi  •  1h 1m

  1. Take a taxi from Ipswich to Lowestoft 44.2 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Lowestoft 44.2 miles

£6 - £10

Ipswich to Lowestoft by trains

The train journey time between Ipswich and Lowestoft is around 1h 27m and covers a distance of around 49 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 25m. Services are operated by Greater Anglia. Typically 104 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 27m
Fastest train time:
1h 25m
Trains per week:
104
Cheapest price:
£21
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:16
Last train departs at:
22:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ipswich to Lowestoft train schedules

Ipswich → Lowestoft
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The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Lowestoft is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 1h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Lowestoft is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 1h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ipswich and arriving at Lowestoft. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 26m.

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It is 38 miles from Ipswich to Lowestoft. It is approximately 44.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Lowestoft without a car is to train which takes 1h 26m and costs £21 - £35.

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The train from Ipswich to Lowestoft takes 1h 26m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Lowestoft is 44 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Ipswich to Lowestoft.

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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 26m

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Ipswich to Lowestoft hourly. Tickets cost £21 - £35 and the journey takes 1h 26m.

Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Ipswich to Lowestoft
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Ipswich Cabs 289
Phone
+44 1473 289 289
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
ipswichcabs289.co.uk
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.co.uk

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