There are 11 ways to get from Ipswich to Bangor by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$157 - $277

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Bus  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Stansted Airport London 250
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station 777
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd

$53 - $86

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Train via Birmingham New Street  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$145 - $275

Train East Midlands Trains  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Stockport
  3. Take the train from Stockport to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$135 - $222

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Bangor 288.7 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Norwich, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$137 - $319

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Shenfield
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$134 - $447

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$164 - $429

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Anglesey  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY

$144 - $310

Train to Cambridge, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Cambridge
  2. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$114 - $363

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Newton-le-Willows
  4. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$178 - $378

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich to Bangor. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Bangor, Gwynedd via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ipswich to Bangor. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Bangor (Gwynedd) via Cambridge and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 52 min.

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The distance between Ipswich and Bangor is 237 miles. The road distance is 288.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Bangor without a car is to train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Ipswich to Bangor, including transfers.

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Ipswich to Bangor bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ipswich station.

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Ipswich to Bangor train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Ipswich station.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Bangor is to train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Norwich Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Ipswich to Bangor bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bangor, Gwynedd station.

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to Bangor.
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  • Distance: 237.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

What companies run services between Ipswich, England and Bangor, Wales?

You can take a train from Ipswich to Bangor via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, London Euston, and Chester in around 5 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ipswich to Bangor via Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station, and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 13 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Ely
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Norwich
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
First Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Stockport
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ipswich to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Ipswich to Bangor train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Bangor (Gwynedd) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Bangor is 289 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to drive from Ipswich to Bangor.

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Loganair offers flights from Norwich Airport to Manchester Airport.

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