There are 5 ways to get from Ipswich to Colchester by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare
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What companies run services between Ipswich, England and Colchester, England?
Greater Anglia operates a train from Ipswich to Colchester every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Ipswich to Colchester hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 40 min. Ipswich Buses also services this route hourly.
Train from Ipswich to Colchester
Bus from Ipswich to Colchester
- Ave. Duration
- 40 min
- Estimated price
- $6 - $10
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Ipswich to Colchester?
The distance between Ipswich and Colchester is 26 km. The road distance is 28 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Colchester?
The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Colchester is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 40 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Ipswich to Colchester?
The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Colchester is to train which takes 18 min and costs £6 - £10.
Is there a direct train between Ipswich and Colchester?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ipswich and arriving at Colchester. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 18 min.
Is there a direct bus between Ipswich and Colchester?
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ipswich and arriving at Colchester. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.
How long does it take to get from Ipswich to Colchester?
The train from Ipswich to Colchester takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.