There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Ipswich by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Ipswich

$20 - $29

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Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 8 to Ipswich, platform 1 Bdrw / ...

$4 - $14

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brisbane to Ipswich 24.9 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Ipswich 24.9 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  33 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brisbane to Ipswich 24.9 miles

$45 - $65

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Ipswich. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Street, platform 8 and arriving at Ipswich, platform 1. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Ipswich is 31 km. The road distance is 39.9 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Ipswich without a car is to bus which takes 42 min and costs .

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The bus from Brisbane to Ipswich takes 42 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Brisbane to Ipswich bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, depart from Brisbane station.

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Brisbane to Ipswich train services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, depart from Roma Street, platform 8 station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Ipswich is to bus which takes 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 55 min.

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Brisbane to Ipswich bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, arrive at Ipswich station.

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Brisbane to Ipswich train services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Ipswich, platform 1 station.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Ipswich.
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  • Distance: 19.4 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Ipswich, QLD, Australia?

Bus Queensland operates a bus from Brisbane to Ipswich twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $29 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, TRANSLink QLD operates a train from Brisbane to Ipswich every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 55 min. Queensland Rail Travel also services this route 4 times a week.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 8 to Ipswich, platform 1
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
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Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Other operators
Uber Brisbane
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brisbane to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$45 - $65
UberX
$45 - $65
UberXL
$65 - $90
Select
$70 - $100
Taxi from Brisbane to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Black & White Cabs
Phone
+61 13 32 22
Website
blackandwhitecabs.com.au
Yellow Cab Co
Phone
+61 13 19 24
Website
yellowcab.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Ipswich is 40 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Brisbane to Ipswich.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Ipswich. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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