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Ipswich to Manchester by train
Fastest journey3hr 54m
Trains per day55
Avg. journey time4hr 56m
Travelling from Ipswich to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Ipswich to Manchester take around 3 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 278 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Manchester?
Journeys between Ipswich and Manchester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 60 departures on the route from Ipswich to Manchester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 47 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Ipswich to Manchester?
The Ipswich to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Ipswich to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ipswich around 05:10, and the last at 23:22.
What's the Ipswich to Manchester train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Ipswich to Manchester are $113.11, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $113, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Ipswich to Manchester train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ipswich to Manchester by train.
Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Ipswich to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- Avanti West Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- Greater Anglia
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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