There are 3 ways to get from Dover to Ipswich by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Ipswich

$64 - $94

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Bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) to Walworth, Dunton Road 007 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Aldgate to Ipswich National Express

$22 - $31

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Dover to Ipswich 128.3 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Dover to Ipswich is to bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Ipswich is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Dover and Ipswich is 65 miles. The road distance is 128.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Dover to Ipswich, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) and arriving at Ipswich via Walworth, Dunton Road Old Kent Road and London Aldgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Ipswich via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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

You can take a train from Dover to Ipswich via Stratford International and Stratford (London) in around 2 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Ipswich via Walworth, Dunton Road, Walworth, Dunton Road Old Kent Road, Aldgate, Mansell Street, and London Aldgate in around 5 h 46 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) to Walworth, Dunton Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Aldgate to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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