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

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Train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Swindon

$74 - $122

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Train, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from Marble Arch to Gloucester Green Bus Station X90
  3. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens S6

$53 - $76

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swindon National Express

$57 - $67

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Swindon 171.2 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Swindon via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Ipswich and Swindon is 131 miles. The road distance is 171.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Swindon without a car is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Ipswich to Swindon, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Swindon is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 35 min.

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Ipswich to Swindon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swindon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Swindon is 171 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Ipswich to Swindon.

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to Swindon.
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  • Distance: 130.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Ipswich to Swindon via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ipswich to Swindon via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 5 h 35 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swindon
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Marble Arch to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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