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Manchester to Ipswich, SFK coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£24.43
Shortest Duration9h 10m
Trips per day22
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How much does a coach ticket from Manchester to Ipswich, SFK cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Manchester to Ipswich were £38.14.

The best way to find cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Ipswich is by booking earlier as most coach companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the coach ride from Manchester to Ipswich, SFK?

The distance between Manchester and Ipswich is approximately 172.62 miles, or 277.73 kilometers. The average travel time for a coach between these two cities is around 11 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 10 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most coaches are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your coach has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by coach from Manchester to Ipswich?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Manchester to Ipswich, SFK by coach is at 00:00 on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 00:00 on Sunday is when the fewest number of coach tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the coach departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What coach companies travel from Manchester to Ipswich?

On average there are 22 coach trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from Manchester to Ipswich, SFK, with an average of 22 trips per day and 22 monthly trips. One coach carrier currently travels from Manchester to Ipswich. Of the 22 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Manchester to Ipswich, SFK start at £52.45.

1 carriers offer Manchester to Ipswich, SFK coach trips

National Express

Book National Express from Manchester to Ipswich from £24.43. There are 22 National Express schedules from Manchester to Ipswich and you can expect on average to pay £38.14 for a National Express ticket to Ipswich. In Manchester, National Express departs to Ipswich from Manchester Airport and 4 other stations. In Ipswich, National Express arrives at Quadling St and 1 other station.

An average trip on National Express from Manchester to Ipswich takes 11 hours and 4 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Ipswich in 9 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 22 trips per day and you could expect to pay £38.14 for a weekend getaway to Ipswich.

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Plan your next adventure

There are 5 stations you could depart from, depending on the coach line you travel with. Most coach trips to Ipswich will depart from these stations in Manchester:
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)
  • Failsworth
  • Broadway
Coaches arrive in Ipswich at 2 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Ipswich for trips arriving from Manchester:
  • Quadling St
  • A12 Southbound