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  •  1 h 35 min

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

$11 - $19

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Bus, train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Ipswich

$24 - $34

Train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich

$55 - $70

Taxi  •  55 min

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

$220 - $270

Drive  •  55 min

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

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  55 min

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

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Ipswich is 64 km. The road distance is 80 km.

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

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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 1 h 35 min.

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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 London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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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 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich via London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 17 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.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
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$40
Business
$39
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Ipswich
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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