Wigan to Ipswich by train

  • First train
    06:09
  • Last train
    21:28
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 48m
  • Distance
    304 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Wigan to Ipswich by train

Fast trains from Wigan to Ipswich take around 3 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 304 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wigan and Ipswich.

1. Are there direct trains from Wigan to Ipswich?

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Wigan to Ipswich 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 23 departures.

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

The Wigan to Ipswich train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Ipswich is usually scheduled to depart Wigan around 06:11 and the last train is around 21:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wigan around 06:09, and the last at 21:08.

When to book Wigan 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 Wigan to Ipswich by train.

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Which train companies operate between Wigan and Ipswich?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Avanti West Coast
  • 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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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.