There are 4 ways to get from Coventry to Ipswich by train, bus 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Coventry to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich

$95 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Coventry to Ipswich National Express

$15 - $21

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Nuneaton to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Ipswich

$97 - $145

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Coventry to Ipswich 132.6 miles

$28 - $45

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

You can take a train from Coventry to Ipswich via London Euston, Euston Square Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Coventry to Ipswich once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Coventry to Ipswich?

The distance between Coventry and Ipswich is 186 km. The road distance is 212 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Coventry to Ipswich?

The cheapest way to get from Coventry to Ipswich is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 4 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Coventry to Ipswich?

The quickest way to get from Coventry to Ipswich is to drive which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

Is there a direct bus between Coventry and Ipswich?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Coventry and arriving at Ipswich. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Coventry to Ipswich?

It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Coventry to Ipswich, including transfers.