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Bus Information between Southampton and Ipswich

distanceDistance135 miles (218 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$26 (€21)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Southampton to Ipswich cover the 135 miles (218 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $26 (€21), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $26 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco).

Bus companies

National Express from Southampton to Ipswich

Travel between Southampton and Ipswich from $26 (€21) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable bus ride from Southampton to Ipswich with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance bus company. 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 at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express bus schedule for the Southampton to Ipswich journey, so you can select the best times for your upcoming route. You can take a bus with National Express for the 135 miles (218 km) journey between Southampton and Ipswich with prices starting as low as $26 (€21). Select from three different ticket options: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap bus from Southampton to Ipswich on Omio today!

When purchasing your National Express bus tickets between Southampton and Ipswich, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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.

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Buses from Southampton to Ipswich
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FAQs
How much do cheap bus tickets between Southampton and Ipswich cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Southampton to Ipswich for as low as $26 (€21)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus between Southampton and Ipswich?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $26 (€21)  for a bus ticket between Southampton and Ipswich.
How many miles is it from Southampton to Ipswich by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Southampton and Ipswich by bus to be approximately 135 miles (218 km).
How long is a bus between Southampton and Ipswich on average?
On average the Southampton to Ipswich bus time is 8 h 40 min  covering the 135 miles (218 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Southampton to Ipswich depart from? Which Ipswich bus station do I come into from Southampton?

There are a few bus stations in Southampton to start your trip from including Southampton, Coach Station, Southampton, Burgess Rd (Library) and Southampton, Southampton. In Ipswich you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco), Ipswich, Tower Ramparts and Ipswich, Quadling Street.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Southampton Central   and arrive in Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco).

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Southampton Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Ipswich most often arrive at Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco) and need to travel around 2 mile (s) / 4 km from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Southampton to Ipswich?
For the route from Southampton to Ipswich you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Ipswich from Southampton on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When does the first bus depart from Southampton to Ipswich? When does the last bus depart from Southampton to Ipswich?
You can take the first bus from Southampton to Ipswich at 6: 00 PM. The last bus from Southampton to Ipswich that you can take departs at 10: 50 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Southampton to Ipswich schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I book the Southampton to Ipswich bus for the best deals on tickets?
You can find buses to Ipswich from Southampton to cost on average $26 (€21) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Southampton to Ipswich bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Southampton
Ipswich
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Southampton (Coach Station)
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Southampton University
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Southampton University, Burgess Rd
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Southampton, Cruise Ship Terminal
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