Cruise aboard the old sailing barge along the River Orwell. Pre-booked bird watching cruises, evening cruises, and more. Remarkable and wonderful!

It's easy to reach Sailing Barge Victor, in Ipswich, by train. Simply hop on a train to Ipswich station and then it's not far - just a very short walk through the town.

For more info including times and operating dates, visit Sailing Barge Victor’s website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 05:00:00 until 21:20:00
  • Saturday open from 05:00:00 until 21:20:00
  • Sunday open from 07:20:00 until 22:00:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at all times.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Website
Shops noteNews agent Passport Photo Booth
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop Coffee kiosk Cold drinks vending machine Food vending machine
ATM notes
On the left hand side of the station front.
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
All platforms have step free access
Toilets notesToilets including accessible (radar key) toilets are located alongside platform 2
Baby changeAvailable
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Assistance is provided by station staff throughout train service operational hours.
Customer Service notes
Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00 Sunday 10:00-20:00 Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00 The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8). Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNational Car Parks Ltd
Car parking spaces444
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces228
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Close to platform 1
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Ipswich station is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who may accept bookings include:

Opening Hours
  • Monday to Sunday open from 05:00:00 until 00:45:00
Located Platform 2 Tickets Accepted All First Class Facilities TV, screens with updated train information

Departures and arrivals from Ipswich

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to NorwichGreater Anglia13:393On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia13:412On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia13:522On time
to PeterboroughGreater Anglia13:584BOn time
to FelixstoweGreater Anglia13:583BOn time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from PeterboroughGreater Anglia13:281On time
from LowestoftGreater Anglia13:344BOn time
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia13:383On time
from NorwichGreater Anglia13:402On time
from FelixstoweGreater Anglia13:543BOn time

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