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Bus Information to Ipswich from Birmingham

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$28 (€23)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Birmingham to Ipswich cover the 132 miles (213 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of bus tickets is $28 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco).

Bus companies

Travel with National Express between Birmingham and Ipswich

National Express buses will get you between Birmingham and Ipswich from $22 (€18). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus from Birmingham to Ipswich, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 132 miles (213 km) from Birmingham to Ipswich and pay as low as $22 (€18) if you book in advance.

All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus from Birmingham to Ipswich, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule from Birmingham to Ipswich, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Travel Tips

Buses from Birmingham to Ipswich
Take the bus to Ipswich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Ipswich.
How much do cheap buses to Ipswich from Birmingham cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Birmingham to Ipswich to cost as little as $22 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket from Birmingham to Ipswich?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $28 (€23)  for a bus ticket from Birmingham to Ipswich.
How far is Ipswich from Birmingham by bus?
The bus distance from Birmingham to Ipswich is around 132 miles (213 km).
How many hours is the bus time from Birmingham to Ipswich?
The bus time from Birmingham to Ipswich is on average 7 h 15 min  for the 132 miles (213 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Birmingham and Ipswich by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Birmingham to Ipswich depart from? Which Ipswich bus station do I come into from Birmingham?

Some of the Birmingham bus stations to Ipswich you can start your journey from include Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Ipswich include Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco), Ipswich, Tower Ramparts and Ipswich, Quadling Street.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arriving in Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco).

Where is the bus station in Birmingham? Where is the bus station in Ipswich?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Birmingham. The most popular arrival bus station in Ipswich, called Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco), is located around 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from its city center.

What bus companies offer a service from Birmingham to Ipswich?
For the trip from Birmingham to Ipswich you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services between Birmingham and Ipswich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When does the first bus depart from Birmingham to Ipswich? When does the last bus depart from Birmingham to Ipswich?
You can take the earliest bus from Birmingham to Ipswich at 7: 00 AM   or take the last bus from Birmingham to Ipswich leaving at 11: 45 AM. Look for the latest Birmingham to Ipswich bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
How early should I buy bus tickets to Ipswich from Birmingham to score the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Birmingham to Ipswich is on average $28 (€23) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets between Birmingham and Ipswich available a few months in advance.

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