Luton to Ipswich by train

  • First train
    04:04
  • Last train
    22:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 2m
  • Distance
    107 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    58
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 33m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Luton to Ipswich by train

Fast trains from Luton to Ipswich take around 2 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 107 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Luton and Ipswich.

1. Are there direct trains from Luton to Ipswich?

Journeys between Luton and Ipswich usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 65 departures on the route from Luton to Ipswich 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 74 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Ipswich is usually scheduled to depart Luton around 04:04 and the last train is around 22:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Luton around 06:22, and the last at 22:16.

When to book Luton to Ipswich 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 Luton to Ipswich by train.

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Which train companies operate between Luton and Ipswich?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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

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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.