There are 3 ways to get from Ashford to Ipswich by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Ipswich

$55 - $81

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford to Stansted Airport London
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Ipswich 250

$45 - $68

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Ashford to Ipswich 107.8 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Ipswich is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Ipswich is to drive which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £17 - £26.

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The distance between Ashford and Ipswich is 103 km. The road distance is 173 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Ashford to Ipswich, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Ashford to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Ashford International and arriving at Ipswich via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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What companies run services between Ashford, England and Ipswich, England?

You can take a train from Ashford to Ipswich via Stratford International and Stratford (London) in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stratford to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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