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

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Train via Liverpool Street station  •  3h 18m

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

$76 - $151

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Bus  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Tamworth to London Finchley Road
  2. Take the bus from London Finchley Road to Stansted Airport London
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Ipswich 250

$33 - $52

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Nuneaton to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Ipswich

$90 - $143

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Tamworth to Ipswich 147.1 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Tamworth to Ipswich is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Tamworth to Ipswich is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tamworth to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Tamworth and arriving at Ipswich via London Finchley Road and Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tamworth to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Tamworth and arriving at Ipswich via Nuneaton and Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 17m.

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The distance between Tamworth and Ipswich is 127 miles. The road distance is 147.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Tamworth to Ipswich without a car is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs £55 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Tamworth to Ipswich, including transfers.

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

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Tamworth to Ipswich train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Nuneaton station.

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The best way to get from Tamworth to Ipswich is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs £55 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 7h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Tamworth to Ipswich.
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  • Distance: 127.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 18m

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

You can take a train from Tamworth to Ipswich via London Euston, Euston Square station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 3h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tamworth to Ipswich via London Finchley Road and Stansted Airport London in around 7h 10m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Tamworth to London Finchley Road
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express
Bus from London Finchley Road to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
National Express

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tamworth to Ipswich is 147 miles. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Tamworth to Ipswich.

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