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National Express between Cardiff and Ipswich

Travel between Cardiff and Ipswich on National Express buses with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel between Cardiff and Ipswich? National Express is the UK’s leading bus company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express bus schedules and tickets available for the journey on Omio to find the best deals on buses between Cardiff and Ipswich. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 189 miles (305 km) from Cardiff to Ipswich.

All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Cardiff to Ipswich bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

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 Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Ipswich.
How far is it from Cardiff to Ipswich by bus?
The distance to Ipswich from Cardiff by bus is approximately 189 miles (305 km).
How long is the bus from Cardiff to Ipswich?
On average the Cardiff to Ipswich bus travel time is 8 h 30 min  for the 189 miles (305 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Cardiff to Ipswich depart from? Which Ipswich bus station do I come into from Cardiff?

Some of the Cardiff bus stations to Ipswich you can start your journey from include Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Ipswich include Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco), Ipswich, Tower Ramparts and Ipswich, Quadling Street (Cardinal Park Cinema).

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

Where is the bus station in Cardiff to go to Ipswich? Where is the bus station in Ipswich located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Cardiff Central, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Cardiff.

The most popular arrival bus station, Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco), is located 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from the city center of Ipswich.

Which bus companies can get me from Cardiff to Ipswich?
If you're looking for buses from Cardiff to Ipswich, you can rely on National Express to get you to Ipswich. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Cardiff to Ipswich route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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