There are 6 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich

$47 - $68

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Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Ipswich, Cardinal Park Cinema 250 / ...

$21 - $33

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Bus, train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Bus Station to Stevenage Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Cambridge
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Ipswich

$44 - $63

Bus, line 133 bus, line 70 bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London 777 / ...
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133
  3. Take the line 70 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) 70
  4. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) to Ipswich, Willis Building 93 / ...

$32 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich 91.2 miles

$19 - $29

Towncar  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take a town car from London Luton Airport to Ipswich 91.2 miles

$220 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport London and arriving at Ipswich, Cardinal Park Cinema via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Ipswich is 67 miles. The road distance is 91.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich without a car is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich, including transfers.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Luton Airport London station.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £25 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ipswich, Cardinal Park Cinema station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich.

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Map of how to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich.
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  • Distance: 66.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

What companies run services between London Luton Airport (LTN), England and Ipswich, England?

You can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich via Farringdon, Farringdon Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ipswich via Stansted Airport London and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stevenage to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stevenage to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Stevenage Railway Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.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 Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Ipswich, Cardinal Park Cinema
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Ipswich Buses
Phone
+44 800 919390
Email
info@ipswichbuses.co.uk
Website
ipswichbuses.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) to Ipswich, Willis Building
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
ipswichbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Ipswich
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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