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There are 11 ways to get from Scotland to Ipswich by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich

$262 - $401

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Fly Glasgow to London Stansted, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Ipswich

$38 - $139

9 alternative options

Train LNER  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Ipswich

$91 - $133

Train CrossCountry  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Ely
  3. Take the train from Ely to Ipswich

$201 - $298

Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Ipswich National Express / ...

$161 - $192

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Ipswich 406.9 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Ipswich

$40 - $141

Fly Glasgow to London City, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Ipswich

$104 - $338

Fly Edinburgh to Norwich, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Norwich (NWI) EDI - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Ipswich

$118 - $343

Fly Aberdeen to Norwich, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Norwich (NWI) ABZ - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Ipswich

$98 - $271

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich

$80 - $212

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Ipswich is to fly and train which costs £29 - £110 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Ipswich is to fly and train which costs £29 - £110 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Ipswich via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Ipswich via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 37 min.

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The distance between Scotland and Ipswich is 391 miles. The road distance is 406.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Ipswich without a car is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs £200 - £310.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Scotland to Ipswich, including transfers.

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Scotland to Ipswich bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Scotland to Ipswich train services, operated by LNER, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Ipswich is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs £200 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £120 - £150 and takes 12 h.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Ipswich.
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  • Distance: 391.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Scotland and Ipswich, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Ipswich via London Euston, Euston Square station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 6 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Ipswich via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 12 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Aberdeen to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Norwich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Ipswich
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 Ely to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 Sheffield to Ely
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$28 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Bus operators
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 Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London Stansted Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Scotland to Ipswich bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ipswich station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Scotland to Ipswich is 407 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to drive from Scotland to Ipswich.

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easyJet offers flights from Glasgow Airport to London Stansted Airport.

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Book your Scotland to Ipswich train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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There are 241+ hotels available in Ipswich. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Glasgow Airport is to line 757 bus which takes 15 min and costs £2 - £3.

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