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Journey Details

Best price £ 17.70
Journey duration 6 h 16 min
Connections per day 5
First departure 06:25
Last departure 11:00
Distance 84.5 mi

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Ipswich to Gatwick?

The prices for bus tickets from Ipswich to Gatwick vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Ipswich to Gatwick will cost £ 17.70. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 34.76. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Stations of departure


Destination stations

London Gatwick Airport North Terminal

CO2 emissions for this route

National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 45 min
Ipswich - London Gatwick Airport North Terminal
06:25 - 13:10
£ 23.15
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 15 min
Ipswich - London Gatwick Airport North Terminal
11:00 - 17:15
£ 24.15

How long does the journey from Ipswich to Gatwick take by bus?

The distance between Ipswich and Gatwick is around 84.5 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 6 h 16 min. However, the fastest routes between Ipswich and Gatwick take 5 h 10 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the departures from Ipswich to Gatwick?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Ipswich to Gatwick, which usually leaves at 06:25. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 11:00. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

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

The exact number of journeys from Ipswich to Gatwick can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 5 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 11 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Ipswich to Gatwick. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Ipswich to Gatwick varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 5 journeys with one change or more.


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