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Ipswich to Stansted Airport by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    23:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 4m
  • Distance
    63 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 29m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ipswich to Stansted Airport by train

Fast trains from Ipswich to Stansted Airport take around 2 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 63 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Stansted Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Stansted Airport?

Journeys between Ipswich and Stansted Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Ipswich to Stansted Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 41 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ipswich to Stansted Airport?

The Ipswich to Stansted Airport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ipswich to Stansted Airport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Stansted Airport is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 05:12 and the last train is around 22:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ipswich around 05:10, and the last at 23:43.

When to book Ipswich to Stansted Airport 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 Stansted Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Stansted Airport?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ipswich to Stansted Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • Greater Anglia
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Stansted Airport to Ipswich by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.