There are 4 ways to get from Ipswich to Chelmsford 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  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Chelmsford

$19 - $28

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Chelmsford National Express

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ipswich to Chelmsford 40.4 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Chelmsford 40.4 miles

$8 - $13

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Ipswich to Chelmsford hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $28 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Ipswich to Chelmsford 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Ipswich to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ipswich to Chelmsford?

The distance between Ipswich and Chelmsford is 59 km. The road distance is 65 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 43 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Chelmsford is to train which takes 37 min and costs £13 - £20.

Is there a direct train between Ipswich and Chelmsford?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ipswich and arriving at Chelmsford. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

Is there a direct bus between Ipswich and Chelmsford?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ipswich and arriving at Chelmsford. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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

The train from Ipswich to Chelmsford takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.