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How to get to and from London Stansted Airport from Ipswich

Ipswich town centre

London Stansted Airport to Ipswich

The rural town of Ipswich is roughly 50 miles northeast of London Stansted Airport. There’s plenty of routes between the airport and the town, and with some pre-planning, you can ensure your journey to and from Ipswich is stress-free.


By Train

While there are no direct routes between Ipswich and London Stansted, it’s possible to take the train to and from Chelmsford and then take a bus between Chelmsford and the airport. This route takes around 1 hour 40 minutes and runs several times a day.

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By Coach

There are several coach services that run directly between London Stansted Airport and Ipswich. This is a great option for thrifty travellers and can take as little as 1 hour 35 minutes.

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By Car

Taking around 1 hour 20 minutes, the drive from Ipswich to London Stansted is the fastest way to get between the two. If you’re flying into London Stansted and are visiting Ipswich you can hire a car from the airport to make the journey. And customers travelling from Ipswich can book a hotel to avoid worries about traffic before their flight.

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