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There are 6 ways to get from Ipswich to University of Essex by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 62 bus  •  59 min

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

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Bus Ipswich Buses  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Cattle Market Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street 93 / ...

$5 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Colchester National Express
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Colchester Road 76 / ...

$11 - $16

Train  •  1 h 35 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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The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to University of Essex is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to University of Essex is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich to University of Essex. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Colchester Road via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 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 35 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 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Ipswich to University of Essex, including transfers.

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Ipswich to University of Essex bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ipswich 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 bus which takes 1 h 22 min and costs £8 - £13. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to University of Essex.
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  • Distance: 15.3 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

You can take a bus from Ipswich to University of Essex via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street and Colchester Road in around 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ipswich to University of Essex via Colchester and Hythe (Essex) in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Colchester
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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 Layby to University of Essex, Valley Road
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Colchester Road
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.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 Colchester
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
National Express
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Colchester Road
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Colchester Road
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Colchester Road
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Ipswich Buses
Phone
+44 800 919390
Email
info@ipswichbuses.co.uk
Website
ipswichbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Cattle Market Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
ipswichbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ipswich to University of Essex
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com

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Ipswich to University of Essex bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Colchester Road 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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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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