From Ipswich train to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) then bus to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre (S'nd Travel Ctr). 1 h 43 min £22. From Ipswich train to Shenfield then train to Southend Victoria. 1 h 45 min £28. From Ipswich bus to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) then bus to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn). 2 h 6 min £13. From Ipswich drive to Southend-on-Sea. 1 h 4 min £11.
Bus or train from Ipswich to Southend-on-Sea?
Greater Anglia operates a train from Ipswich to Southend-on-Sea hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 37 min. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Ipswich to Southend-on-Sea 3 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h. Arriva UK also services this route every 30 minutes.