There are 4 ways to get from Ipswich to Chelmsford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Chelmsford

$17 - $25

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Chelmsford National Express

$7 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ipswich to Chelmsford 40.4 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Chelmsford 40.4 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Chelmsford is to bus which costs £5 - £9 and takes 1 h.

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

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The distance between Ipswich and Chelmsford is 37 miles. The road distance is 40.4 miles.

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

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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.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to Chelmsford.
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  • Distance: 37 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Ipswich to Chelmsford hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Ipswich to Chelmsford 3 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Ipswich to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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