There are 5 ways to get from Ipswich to University of Essex by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 62 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Colchester
  2. Take the line 62 bus from Colchester Railway Station to University of Essex, Valley Road (Univ of Essex) 61 / ...

$13 - $16

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Bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich, Willis Building to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn) 93 / ...

$9 - $17

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Colchester
  2. Take the train from Colchester to Hythe (Essex)

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ipswich to University of Essex 19.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to University of Essex 19.5 miles

$4 - $7

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich to University of Essex. However, there are services departing from Ipswich, Willis Building and arriving at Colchester Road via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ipswich to University of Essex. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Hythe (Essex) via Colchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Ipswich and University of Essex is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to University of Essex without a car is to train and line 62 bus which takes 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Ipswich to University of Essex, including transfers.

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Ipswich to University of Essex bus services, operated by Ipswich Buses, depart from Ipswich, Willis Building station.

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Ipswich to University of Essex train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Ipswich station.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to University of Essex is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 31 min.

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Ipswich to University of Essex bus services, operated by Ipswich Buses, arrive at Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn) station.

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Ipswich to University of Essex train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Hythe (Essex) station.

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to University of Essex.
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  • Distance: 15.3 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between Ipswich, England and University of Essex, England?

You can take a train from Ipswich to University of Essex via Colchester and Hythe (Essex) in around 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, Ipswich Buses operates a bus from Ipswich to University of Essex hourly. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. National Express also services this route every 2 hours.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Colchester
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Hythe (Essex)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Railway Station to University of Essex, Valley Road (Univ of Essex)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
Ipswich Buses
Phone
+44 800 919390
Email
info@ipswichbuses.co.uk
Website
ipswichbuses.co.uk
Bus from Ipswich, Willis Building to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
ipswichbuses.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 Colchester
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ipswich to University of Essex
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to University of Essex is 20 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Ipswich to University of Essex.

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