You can get from Manchester to Ipswich by train, bus or flight.
To get from Manchester to Ipswich on Jan 31 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||172 miles (277 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$42 - $625|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $625 (€544) • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||National Express, BA Cityflyer or Greater Anglia|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 172 miles (277 km) to Ipswich from Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express, BA Cityflyer or Greater Anglia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Manchester to Ipswich.
There are 4 travel options from Manchester to Ipswich: bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Ipswich is by taking a bus with an average price of $42 (€37).
This is compared to other travel options to Ipswich:
A bus is generally $583 (€507) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $625 (€544) from Manchester to Ipswich.
Taking a bus is about $98 (€85) less than taking a train, which costs on average $140 (€122) for this route.
The fastest way from Manchester to Ipswich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.
There are alternative travel options to Ipswich that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Ipswich by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.
In comparison, getting to Ipswich by train can take on average 4 h 27 min.
The distance from Manchester to Ipswich is approximately 172 miles (277 km).
The average frequency per day from Manchester to Ipswich is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Ipswich from Manchester as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Manchester to Ipswich:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Ipswich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Ipswich with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Ipswich tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
Before traveling from Manchester to Ipswich, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Manchester to Ipswich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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