There are 5 ways to get from Ipswich to Harwich by bus, train, taxi, car or rideshare
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Bus • 31 min
Rideshare • 54 min
3 alternative options
Train • 1 h 2 min
$9 - $14
Taxi • 34 min
$65 - $80
Drive • 34 min
$5 - $8
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Harwich is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 54 min.
The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Harwich is to taxi which costs £50 - £60 and takes 34 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stoke Street and arriving at Shotley Gate, Bristol Arms. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.
No, there is no direct train from Ipswich to Harwich. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Harwich Town via Manningtree. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 2 min.
The distance between Ipswich and Harwich is 10 miles. The road distance is 24.5 miles.
The best way to get from Ipswich to Harwich without a car is to bus which takes 31 min and costs .
The bus from Stoke Street to Shotley Gate, Bristol Arms takes 31 min including transfers and departs every three hours.
Ipswich to Harwich bus services, operated by Ipswich Buses, depart from Stoke Street station.
Ipswich to Harwich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Ipswich station.
The best way to get from Ipswich to Harwich is to bus which takes 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 2 min.
What companies run services between Ipswich, England and Harwich, England?
Ipswich Buses operates a bus from Ipswich to Harwich every 4 hours, and the journey takes 31 min. First in Norfolk & Suffolk also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ipswich to Harwich via Manningtree in around 1 h 2 min.
Train from Ipswich to Manningtree
- Ave. Duration
- 9 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $5 - $8
- Schedules at
Train from Manningtree to Harwich Town
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Rideshare from Ipswich to Harwich
- Ave. Duration
- 54 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- Book at
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More Questions & Answers
Ipswich to Harwich bus services, operated by Ipswich Buses, arrive at Shotley Gate, Bristol Arms station.
Ipswich to Harwich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Harwich Town station.
Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Harwich is 25 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Ipswich to Harwich.
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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Ipswich and Harwich. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.