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.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 46 min

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

$90 - $138

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 777 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to Ipswich National Express / ...

$32 - $55

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 52 min

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

$90 - $130

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Coventry to Ipswich 132.6 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Coventry to Ipswich is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coventry to Ipswich is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Coventry and Ipswich is 116 miles. The road distance is 132.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Coventry to Ipswich, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Coventry station to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Pool Meadow Bus Station and arriving at Ipswich via London Stansted Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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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 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Coventry to Ipswich via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and London Stansted Airport in around 5 h 45 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stansted Airport to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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