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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  35 min

$12 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus  •  50 min

  1. National Express / ...

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. 26.9 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  31 min

  1. 26.9 miles

$5 - $9

Uber  •  31 min

  1. 26.9 miles

$55 - $80

What companies run services between Bury St Edmunds, England and Ipswich, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich 5 times a week. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 50 min. Suffolk Norse also services this route once a week.

Train operators
Bus operators
Suffolk Norse
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Ipswich, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cambridge und East Anglia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$55 - $80
Taxi from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich is 37 km. The road distance is 43 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs £50 - £65.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bury St Edmunds and arriving at Ipswich. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bury St Edmunds and arriving at Ipswich. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

The train from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich takes 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.