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There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Ipswich National Express / ...

$11 - $19

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Bus, train  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Marks Tey National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Marks Tey to Ipswich

$18 - $27

Train  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Ipswich

$37 - $80

Taxi  •  55m

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich 49.8 miles

$220 - $260

Drive  •  55m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich 49.8 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  55m

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Ipswich 49.8 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 55m.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Ipswich. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Ipswich via Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Ipswich is 40 miles. The road distance is 49.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich without a car is to bus which takes 1h 35m and costs £8 - £15.

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The bus from Stansted Airport London to Ipswich takes 1h 35m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich is to bus which takes 1h 35m and costs £8 - £15. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £28 - £65 and takes 2h 28m.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich.
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  • Distance: 40 miles
  • Duration: 1h 35m

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Ipswich, England?

National Express operates a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich every 2 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 1h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich via Cambridge in around 2h 28m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Marks Tey to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Marks Tey
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
55m
Estimated price
$220 - $260
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Ipswich
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich is 50 miles. It takes approximately 55m to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich.

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