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

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Train  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)

$44 - $61

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Bus, line 370 bus  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to London Romford National Express
  2. Take the line 370 bus from Romford, Mercury Gardens to Lakeside, Bus Station 370

$14 - $20

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Chelmsford
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Grays, Bus Station 100

Drive  •  1h 20m

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Gravesend 75.7 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Gravesend is to bus and line 370 bus which costs £10 - £16 and takes 3h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Gravesend is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich to Gravesend. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Tilbury, Civic Square via Romford, Mercury Gardens and Lakeside, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 39m.

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The distance between Ipswich and Gravesend is 55 miles. The road distance is 75.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Gravesend without a car is to train which takes 1h 33m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 33m to get from Ipswich to Gravesend, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Gravesend is to train which takes 1h 33m and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus and line 370 bus, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 3h 39m.

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Ipswich to Gravesend bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Lakeside, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Gravesend is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Ipswich to Gravesend.

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to Gravesend.
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  • Distance: 54.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 33m

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Ipswich to Gravesend hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ipswich to Gravesend via London Romford, Romford, Mercury Gardens, and Lakeside, Bus Station in around 3h 39m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Grays, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
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 London Romford
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Romford, Mercury Gardens to Lakeside, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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