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There are 4 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 54 min

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

$31 - $44

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Bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London National Express
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Ipswich National Express / ...

$22 - $35

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Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich 70.6 miles

$15 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Ipswich 70.6 miles

$190 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Ipswich via London Stratford also for Westfield and Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Ipswich via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Ipswich is 61 miles. The road distance is 70.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich without a car is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £23 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Stratford also for Westfield station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Stratford (London) station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £23 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £27 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich.
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  • Distance: 61.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Ipswich, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich via Stratford Bus Station, London Stratford also for Westfield, and Stansted Airport London in around 4 h 13 min.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Ipswich
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ipswich station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Ipswich station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Ipswich.

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There are 244+ hotels available in Ipswich. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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