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There are 5 ways to get from Ipswich to Thorpe Park by train, bus or car

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Train via Staines  •  3h

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

$41 - $59

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Bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...

$15 - $20

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 49m

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

$43 - $62

Train #2  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Chertsey

$44 - $62

Drive  •  1h 55m

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Thorpe Park 114.6 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Thorpe Park is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 5h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Thorpe Park Main Entrance via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.

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The distance between Ipswich and Thorpe Park is 85 miles. The road distance is 114.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Thorpe Park without a car is to train which takes 3h and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Ipswich to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Thorpe Park is to train which takes 3h and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 5h 10m.

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Ipswich to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Thorpe Park is 115 miles. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Ipswich to Thorpe Park.

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  • Distance: 85 miles
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Ipswich, England and Thorpe Park, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Ipswich to Thorpe Park via Stratford (London), Stratford station, Waterloo station, London Waterloo, Staines, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 3h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Ipswich to Thorpe Park every 3 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 3h 45m.

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 London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Staines
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Chertsey
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
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 T5
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express

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