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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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Trip Birmingham Ipswich

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance132 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Birmingham to Ipswich?

We are suggesting 3 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Birmingham Ipswich. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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Which carriers to travel between Birmingham and Ipswich?

Railway companies
Chiltern Railways provides a rail connection Birmingham-London with the train from Birmingham Snow Hill railway station (0.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Marylebone at arrival (2.2 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Birmingham to Cambridge with the train which leaves Birmingham New Street station to arrive at Cambridge railway station (England United Kingdom)
Greater Anglia operates the train journey London-Ipswich with the train from London Liverpool Street railway station (2.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Ipswich at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains provides a rail connection from Birmingham to London with the train which leaves Birmingham New Street station to arrive at London Euston railway station (England United Kingdom)
London Midland transports passengers on a rail line Birmingham-London with the train from Birmingham New Street railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Euston at arrival (2 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Birmingham in Birmingham and to the one of Ipswich (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Birmingham (serving Birmingham bus station at 0.5 mi from centre) and the city of Cambridge where the coach will drop you off at Cambridge station situated at about 0.1 mi from Cambridge city centre.
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Birmingham-Ipswich (132.4 mi)

All modes of transport Birmingham-Ipswich

For your trip from Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) to Ipswich (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 132 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Birmingham-Ipswich that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express in Birmingham. The bus will drop you off at Ipswich bus station (0.3 mi from Ipswich, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Birmingham bus station (0.5 mi from Birmingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Ipswich.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Birmingham-Ipswich.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Birmingham to Ipswich without changing trains but some trains run on lines Birmingham-London and London-Ipswich allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of Chiltern Railways, Virgin Trains or London Midland to London leave from Birmingham New Street railway station in Birmingham. Arrival in London will take place at London Euston station (2 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in London where the train operated by Greater Anglia leave for Ipswich.
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