From Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre (S'nd Travel Ctr) bus to Chelmsford then train to Ipswich. 2 h 1 min £22. From Southend Victoria train to Shenfield then train to Ipswich. 2 h 16 min £28. From Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) bus to Chelmsford then bus to Ipswich. 3 h 7 min £13. From Southend-on-Sea drive to Ipswich. 1 h 3 min £11.
Arriva UK operates a train from Southend-on-Sea to Ipswich every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Ipswich every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 57 min. National Express also services this route 4 times a day.