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Birmingham to Ipswich

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3 suggested routes to go from Birmingham to Ipswich by train, car, bus

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How to travel from Birmingham to Ipswich ?

Trip Birmingham Ipswich

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance132 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Birmingham to Ipswich and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Birmingham Ipswich? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling and trains in a single search. Just enter your travel dates to Ipswich then Vivanoda will do the rest. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

To reach your destination from Birmingham, you will travel with Greater Anglia, National Express, London Midland, MegaBus, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, Blablacar or Chiltern Railways by buses, carpooling or trains.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Birmingham to Ipswich bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Birmingham and Ipswich.

Going by bus from Birmingham to Ipswich may not be so obvious to you. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Ipswich.

  • Very low prices! On the Birmingham Ipswich line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • These are professional drivers who will drive you to Ipswich safely and confidently.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Birmingham to Ipswich watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 132 mi trip.

Coach companies on the Birmingham Ipswich trip

National Express is the only bus company to serve the direct bus line Birmingham Ipswich.

National Express Birmingham Ipswich

Bus stops in Birmingham

You will have to arrive at your Birmingham stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. The name of the destination 'Ipswich' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Birmingham

Arrival bus stations in Ipswich

When you arrive in Ipswich, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Ipswich

Train Birmingham to Ipswich

Is there a direct train for the Birmingham-Ipswich route?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Birmingham to Ipswich without making any changes.

Intercity train Birmingham Ipswich

The railway station bewteen Birmingham and Ipswich are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Birmingham Ipswich railways companies

These are the 5 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Ipswich: Chiltern Railways, CrossCountry, Greater Anglia, Virgin Trains and London Midland.
Chiltern Railways Birmingham IpswichCrossCountry Birmingham IpswichGreater Anglia Birmingham IpswichVirgin Trains Birmingham IpswichLondon Midland Birmingham Ipswich

Departure train stations in Birmingham

  • Birmingham Snow Hill
  • Birmingham New Street

Railway stations in Ipswich

  • Ipswich

Carpool from Birmingham to Ipswich

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Birmingham-Ipswich car journeys with others. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. This means that when looking for Birmingham-Ipswich rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). Good option for lastminute stay in Ipswich!

Before you book your Birmingham-Ipswich ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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