Find a bus from Colchester to Ipswich

These train, bus and flight companies trust us

Find the cheapest ticket for your trip


Find cheap car hire in

Journey details

Best price 6.30 £
Journey duration 51 min
Connections per day 7
First departure 23:05
Last departure 22:00
Distance 26 km

Your journey from Colchester to Ipswich with Virail

Do you know the best way to get from Colchester to Ipswich? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How much do bus tickets from Colchester to Ipswich cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Colchester to Ipswich. On average, though, you'll pay about 9.20 £ for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as 6.30 £, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

Buses from Colchester to Ipswich

How much time will it take to go from Colchester to Ipswich by bus?

In order to get from Colchester to Ipswich faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Colchester and Ipswich will complete the journey in 28 min.On average, it will take you about 51 min to travel the 26 between Colchester and Ipswich.

What time are the departures from Colchester to Ipswich?

The first journey of the night departs from Colchester at 23:05. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 22:00. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Colchester and Ipswich. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many journeys from Colchester to Ipswich take place each day?

On average, there are 7 daily departures from Colchester to Ipswich. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 41 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include National Express, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 7 departures from Colchester which travel directly to Ipswich. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.