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From the streets of the capital to one of the UK’s oldest towns, catching the train from London Stratford to Ipswich opens up a world of potential. Business opportunities, cultural adventures, family days out and retail therapy – all available on the historic banks of the River Orwell. Find the train times from London Stratford to Ipswich that best fit your plans. For the best available fares and to avoid the ticket office queues, remember – you can book online 24/7.

Journey information from London Stratford to Ipswich

  • How long is the average journey duration from London Stratford to Ipswich? 1 hour 8 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from London Stratford to Ipswich? 0 hours 57 minutes
  • When is the first train from London Stratford to Ipswich? 08:07
  • When is the last train from London Stratford to Ipswich? 23:38
  • How many services run for London Stratford to Ipswich today? 32

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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