There are 6 ways to get from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Chelmsford
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30 / ...

$23 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$11 - $19

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$57 - $69

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) 49.2 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) 49.2 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  54 min

  1. Take a town car from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport 49.2 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to taxi which takes 54 min and costs £160 - £200.

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The distance between Ipswich and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 64 km. The road distance is 79 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ipswich and arriving at Stansted Airport London. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Stansted Airport via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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What companies run services between Ipswich, England and London Stansted Airport (STN), England?

National Express operates a bus from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$40
Business
$39
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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