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Bus Information from Stansted to Ipswich

distanceDistance42 miles (67 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$23 (€19)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Stansted to Ipswich cover the 42 miles (67 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $20 (€16), but the average price of bus tickets is $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco).

Bus companies

Bus from Stansted to Ipswich with National Express

For as little as $20 (€16) you can travel by bus from Stansted to Ipswich with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. 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 Stansted to Ipswich, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your National Express bus ticket between Stansted and Ipswich:

    • 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.

    Buses from Stansted to Ipswich

    Ipswich is less than 50 miles from Stansted Airport. The journey by bus takes around 1.5 hours. Buses depart from Stansted every two hours from 7:30 a.m. through to midnight, plus an additional bus at 1:30 a.m. There are a total of at least 11 buses each day traveling on this route, all of which are direct journeys. Buses travel from Stansted Airport bus station to Quadling Street bus stop in Ipswich.

    Which bus companies travel from Stansted to Ipswich?

    Buses traveling to Ipswich from Stansted Airport are operated by National Express. The buses are equipped with WiFi and power outlets for passengers to use laptops and mobile devices. National Express buses also offer comfortable seating with ample leg room and there are toilets onboard.

    How long is the bus from Stansted to Ipswich?

    The journey from Stansted Airport to Ipswich takes just over 1.5 hours. This route is not greatly affected by traffic, therefore, the journey time is similar throughout the day. All buses on this route are direct with no changes needed. The route heads in north-east direction from Stansted towards the coast, taking scenic minor roads which accounts for the relatively long time frame of the journey.

    How many buses are there from Stansted to Ipswich?

    There are 11 or 12 buses which depart from Stansted Airport each day of the week.The first bus of the day is at approximately 1:30 a.m., then from around 7:30 a.m. through until midnight there is usually one departure every two hours.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Stansted to Ipswich?

    Departure bus station: Buses to Ipswich depart from the Stansted Airport bus station which is located a two-minute walk from the terminal building. There are waiting areas available at the bus station, and restrooms, stores, and coffee shops nearby.

    Arrival bus station: Buses arrive at the Quadling Street bus stop in Ipswich. The stop is located in Cardinal Park and while there are no facilities at the stop, there are restaurants, public transport links, and coffee shops nearby. The bus stop is close to the town center, however, a short taxi or bus ride is needed to reach most destinations.

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    FAQs
    What is the price of the cheapest bus from Stansted to Ipswich?
    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Stansted to Ipswich for as low as $20 (€16)  for the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a bus from Stansted to Ipswich?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $23 (€19)  for a bus ticket between Stansted and Ipswich.
    How far is Stansted to Ipswich by bus?
    You should expect to travel around 42 miles (67 km)  between Stansted and Ipswich by bus.
    What is the Stansted to Ipswich bus travel time?
    While the time it takes to travel 42 miles (67 km) from Stansted to Ipswich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Stansted to Ipswich bus journey time is on average 1 h 30 min.
    Which bus station from Stansted to Ipswich do I depart from? Which Ipswich bus station from Stansted do I arrive in?

    When departing from Stansted, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Stansted, London Stansted Airport and London, Stansted Airport Coach Station. When arriving in Ipswich, you can end your route in bus stations like Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco), Ipswich, Tower Ramparts and Ipswich, Quadling Street.

    Omio customers book a bus from Stansted Airport   to Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco)   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the departure bus station in Stansted located? Where is the arrival bus station in Ipswich located?

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Stansted Airport, located approximately 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city center of Stansted. 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.

    Which bus companies can get me from Stansted to Ipswich?
    For the trip from Stansted to Ipswich you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Ipswich from Stansted on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Is there a direct bus from Stansted to Ipswich?
    Yes, there is 1 direct bus per day from Stansted to Ipswich with National Express, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your bus ticket.
    How many buses are there from Stansted to Ipswich a day?
    On average, there is 1 bus a day from Stansted to Ipswich. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When is the earliest bus from Stansted to Ipswich? When is the last bus from Stansted to Ipswich?
    The earliest bus departing from Stansted to Ipswich leaves at 10: 15 AM. The last bus departing from Stansted to Ipswich leaves at 9: 00 PM. You can find the latest Stansted to Ipswich bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I buy Stansted to Ipswich bus tickets to get the best deals?
    If you book a bus ticket from Stansted to Ipswich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $23 (€19) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Stansted and Ipswich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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