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

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  •  57 min

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

$16 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 13 min

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

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) 76A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester to Ipswich National Express / ...

$12 - $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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 33 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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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) and arriving at Ipswich via Colchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 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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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, Arriva UK operates a bus from Clacton-on-Sea to Ipswich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 50 min. Panther Travel also services this route every 4 hours.

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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Clacton, Station Road (Clacton Station Rd) to Manningtree, Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hedingham.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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