There are 5 ways to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester
  2. Take the train from Colchester to Ipswich

$16 - $24

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Line 2 bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Clacton, Station Road (Clacton Station Rd) to Manningtree, Station 2

$12 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) 98 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Ipswich, Willis Building 93 / ...

$17

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich 29.2 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich 29.2 miles

$6 - $10

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No, there is no direct bus from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) and arriving at Ipswich, Willis Building via Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Clacton-on-Sea and arriving at Ipswich via Colchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Clacton-on-Sea and Ipswich is 19 miles. The road distance is 29.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich, including transfers.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) station.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Clacton-on-Sea station.

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The best way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich is to train which takes 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 2 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich bus services, operated by Ipswich Buses, arrive at Ipswich, Willis Building station.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Ipswich station.

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Map of how to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich.
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  • Distance: 18.7 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Clacton-on-Sea, England and Ipswich, England?

You can take a train from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich via Colchester in around 57 min. Alternatively, Panther Travel operates a bus from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich hourly. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Clacton, Station Road (Clacton Station Rd) to Manningtree, Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Ipswich Buses
Phone
+44 800 919390
Email
info@ipswichbuses.co.uk
Website
ipswichbuses.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Ipswich, Willis Building
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
ipswichbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich is 29 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich.

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