There are 5 ways to get from Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City

$42 - $63

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Bus, line 508 bus, line 724 bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Stansted Airport London 250
  2. Take the line 508 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 508 / ...
  3. Take the line 724 bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station 724

$25 - $35

3 alternative options

Train via Cambridge  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Welwyn Garden City

$42 - $59

Train, bus, line 724 bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Chelmsford
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 59
  3. Take the line 724 bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station 724

$31 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City 75.5 miles

$16 - $24

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City station. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Welwyn Garden City via Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Ipswich and Welwyn Garden City is 61 miles. The road distance is 75.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City without a car is to train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City, including transfers.

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Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ipswich station.

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Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Ipswich station.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City is to train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 508 bus and line 724 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 30 min.

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Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), arrive at Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station.

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Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Welwyn Garden City station.

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City.
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  • Distance: 61.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

What companies run services between Ipswich, England and Welwyn Garden City, England?

You can take a train from Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London Kings Cross in around 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City via Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
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 Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Ipswich to Welwyn Garden City.

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